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Zika Virus Shows Up In Palm Beach County

State health officials reported four new cases of the Zikavirus on Thursday, including a locally transmitted case involving a Palm Beach County resident.
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Bridgegate Trial: Aide Says Christie Knew Of Traffic-Snarling Plan Well In Advance

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie knew about a road study that would create a traffic nightmare — and used the advance notice to ask about his office's relationship with the local mayor, former top aide Bridget Kelly testified in court Friday. Kelly also said that Christie had cursed and thrown a water bottle at her.Kelly is on trial for federal charges that range from conspiracy to wire fraud. She's the author of the infamous email about the September 2013 lane closures on the George Washington...
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Strong rains were not enough to keep away a crowd of more than 2,800 people that gathered Thursday afternoon at Florida Memorial University's arena in Miami Gardens to participate in a rally with president Barack Obama. 

"Tolerance is on the ballot. Justice is on the ballot. Equality is on the ballot. Our democracy is on the ballot," said Obama, who in several instances of his speech reiterated to the crowd the need to vote in this election. "Don't believe your vote doesn't matter, that all politicians are the same. They want you to stay home, to not vote."

In an emergency hearing Thursday, Tallahassee federal judge Mark Walker refused a request by the Florida Democratic Party to make additional changes to Florida’s voting system.

Many people believe the presidential campaign has sunk to new lows. Former Florida Governor and Senator Bob Graham suggests the name-calling and mud-slinging could be corrosive to democracy -- but it could also be an opportunity for people to try to change the country by getting more involved.

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida High School Athletic Association is asking a federal judge to toss out a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a decision that prevented two Christian schools from using a loudspeaker for a prayer before a football championship game.

This year, a Sweet 16 birthday party came under fire leaving six teens injured. The youngest was 13.


A 12-year-old boy says his teacher yelled at him for not standing up during the Pledge of Allegiance at a Hillsborough County school.

Zika Virus Shows Up In Palm Beach County

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State health officials reported four new cases of the Zika virus on Thursday, including a locally transmitted case involving a Palm Beach County resident.

Miami-Dade County taxi drivers protested Tuesday outside Government Center Station in Downtown Miami, for equal rights as they compete with new ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. 

Since companies like Uber and Lyft started legal operations in Miami-Dade County last May, cabbies have struggled to keep up with what they call cheaper and more unregulated competition.

“Since Uber came to Miami-Dade County we lost everything,” Jean Jules, a single father of two and taxicab driver in Miami, said.


Democrats are asking a federal judge to let Floridians cast regular ballots during early voting next week, even if their registration hasn’t been processed. Republicans are warning about chaos.

U.S. District Judge Mark Walker will hold a hearing at 9 a.m. today. More than 60,000 people responded to Walker's week-long extension of the registration deadline.

Researchers: Closer To Finding Citrus Greening Cure

Oct 20, 2016

Research scientists at the University of Florida’s Citrus Research and Education Center say they are on the cusp of finding a cure for greening disease.


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