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Florida's Gubernatorial Candidates On Guns, Assault Weapons Ban

The need for gun reform is top of mind for the four Democratic candidates running for Governor. They discussed that during their first televised debate.

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Fort Myers Beach Murder Suspect Arrested in Texas

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Trump: North Korea's Suspension Of Nuclear Tests Shows 'Progress'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has announced that his country no longer needs nuclear or missile tests and that it would shut down its nuclear weapons test site. "The nuclear test site has done its job," Kim said in a statement carried by North Korea's state media. The report also said the decision was made in a bid to pursue economic growth and peace on the Korean Peninsula. President Trump tweeted Friday night about the announcement from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said it was a...

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A planned national high school walkout for gun control on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting Friday won't include student protests at the Colorado school that changed the way the nation viewed shootings.

Cuba's new President Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel grew up in the Cuban revolution and it's clear his mission is to make sure it survives.

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Longtime NPR newscaster and radio personality Carl Kasell died Tuesday at age 84. He spent 30 years delivering the news during Morning Edition, and was official scorekeeper for the weekly news quiz show Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! WGCU's Mike Kiniry sat down with Kasell a week before he delivered his final newscast at the end of 2009.

More than 200 million eggs in Florida and nine other states are under recall, over possible Salmonella contamination. 

A closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the United States, health officials said Tuesday.

Scott Medicaid Numbers Come Under Fire

Apr 19, 2018

When it comes to health-care math, sometimes the numbers don’t add up for Florida Gov. Rick Scott.

Florida’s U-S Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson have added a bipartisan proposal to a nationwide opioid bill that could go before the Senate.

Defense attorneys for the four men facing trial in the hazing death of Florida State University Pi Kappa Phi pledge Andrew Coffey want more specifics from the prosecution as to how their clients caused the 20-year-old’s death.

An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday after an excavator accidentally downed a transmission line, officials said, as the U.S. territory struggles to repair an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria.

Scott, Tribe Reach Deal On Gambling Money

Apr 19, 2018

As legislative leaders hold behind-the-scenes talks about revamping the gambling industry, Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday announced a deal that will lead to the Seminole Tribe continuing to pay more than $300 million a year in casino money to the state.

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