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Feds Launch Probe Into City Of Tallahassee

In a move that could shake up next year's race for Florida governor, the FBI has launched an investigation into redevelopment deals involving prominent business owners and developers in the state capital.

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Supreme Court Will Re-Hear Immigrant Indefinite Detention Case

The U.S. Supreme Court says it will re-hear a case that asks whether immigrants detained by the government have a right to a bond hearing to challenge their indefinite detention. The case was argued in November 2016, months before Justice Neil Gorsuch filled the vacant seat of late Justice Antonin Scalia. It has implications for legal permanent residents that the government wants to deport because they committed crimes and for asylum seekers who are awaiting a court date after turning...

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Testimony resumes Tuesday morning in the trial of suspended Punta Gorda Police Chief Tom Lewis. He’s charged with culpable negligence in the shooting death of 73-year-old Mary Knowlton during a shoot/don’t shoot scenario last August at Punta Gorda police headquarters.

Scott Going To Washington Amid Health Debate

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After U.S. Senate leaders released a proposal Thursday to roll back the Affordable Care Act, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said he will go to Washington next week to weigh in on the issues.

Scott Signs Medical Marijuana Plan

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More than seven months after Floridians overwhelmingly backed the broad legalization of medical marijuana, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed a bill aimed at carrying out the voters' wishes.

Can you improve your brain function by playing certain types of games or watching videos that claim to boost mental capacity? Some Tallahassee-based researchers have been looking into that question.

The deadline is approaching for Florida’s governor to sign off on a bill aimed at tracking the use of addictive prescription drugs. Some medical professionals see the measure as key to fighting the opioid epidemic.

Bear-Resident Trash Cans For Wakulla County Residents

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Wakulla County residents will now be able to keep their garbage safe from bears in the area, thanks to a grant from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Last year was one of the deadliest for the Florida panther. Wildlife experts say there will likely not be as many fatalities this year, but Florida drivers should still take several precautions. 

Airport workers around the country are demanding more rights, including higher pay and freedom to unionize. 

In a move that could shake up next year's race for Florida governor, the FBI has launched an investigation into redevelopment deals involving prominent business owners and developers in the state capital.

Rachel Iacovone

UPDATE: 11: 30 AM Monday

The Lee County Building Industry Association has issued a statement to members identifying the pilot of Saturday morning’s plane crash as Cape Coral resident and vice president of ACRA Electric, Anthony Greco.  “Anthony is in the hospital and his passenger passed in the accident.  Please keep them and their families in your thoughts and prayers,” reads the statement.

The National Transportation and Safety Board continues to investigate what caused the plane to crash.

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