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Bondi Announces Ban On Synthetic Drug

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondion Tuesdayannounced an emergency rule to ban a type of synthetic drug that she said has caused multiple deaths in Florida.
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Sept. 11 Lawsuits Vote Today Could Be First Reversal Of An Obama Veto

The Senate will vote Wednesday on whether to override one of President Obama's veto for the first time in his presidency.The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) would give families of Sept. 11 victims the right to sue Saudi Arabia for aiding or financing the terrorism attacks. The House is likely to take up the same vote by the end of this week.Families of Sept. 11 victims have demanded a right to seek monetary compensation from Saudi Arabia since the attacks, and versions of...
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South Florida has one more reason to hate mosquitoes: Miami-Dade County Health officials announced a case of locally-acquired Dengue fever Tuesday night.

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Cheering, booing, and the ever-so-popular chant ‘Build a wall’ colored Donald Trump’s one-hour speech at Melbourne International Airport in Brevard County, known for its strong Republican base. Thousands of supporters listened intently as the Republican presidential candidate slammed Hillary Clinton for dishonesty in her past role as Secretary of State and accused her of being a vessel for special interest groups, all in a push to sway undecided voters.

Bondi Announces Ban On Synthetic Drug

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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Tuesday announced an emergency rule to ban a type of synthetic drug that she said has caused multiple deaths in Florida.

The Florida Supreme Court has rejected a request to investigate allegations of racism involving a Duval County circuit judge who sentenced an African-American man to death.

State Regulators Order 14.5% Increase In Workers' Comp Rates

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Florida regulators issued an order Tuesday that said workers' compensation insurance rates should increase 14.5 percent starting later this year.

Zika Cases Top 900 In Florida

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The number of cases of the ZIka virus in Florida has topped 900, with an additional 10 reported Tuesday, according to updated information posted on the Florida Department of Health website.

Few states have as close a tie to the U.S. space program than Florida, so it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that there’s a growing number of would-be rocket scientists at the University of South Florida.

In 2013, a mixture of mathematics, engineering and physic majors came together in a student club, the USF Society of Aeronautics and Rocketry, or SOAR.

Fresh off his first debate with Hillary Clinton last night, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came straight to Miami today to meet with Latino voters – and found he still struggles to engage a voter bloc he’ll need more of if he wants to win the battleground state of Florida.

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended Tuesday at 9:49 pm the search for a group of Cuban migrants reported missing Monday. 

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12-year-old Christina Clark takes medical marijuana. Her mother Anneliese Clark uses it to treat the seizures her daughter has had since she was three months old. At her worst, “she just literally, she wasn’t doing anything,” Anneliese Clark said. “She laid on the couch and shook and twitched.”

Clark remembers Christina locked in a fetal position, unable to hold her head up, swallow her own spit, or control her bodily functions. After trying 17 different pharmaceutical drugs, Anneliese turned to medical marijuana.

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