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CDC releases data on 2017 opioid overdoses. The numbers don’t look good.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released new data on drug overdose deaths in the last year nationwide and the numbers are...

Five Florida cities ranked top 10 best places to retire, WalletHub reports

Orlando is the best city to retire to in the nation, according to a recent WalletHub study. Newark, NJ was the worst.The study looked...

Former Florida Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottcamp – now an oil industry spokesman – falsely...

Former Florida Lt. Governor Jeff Kottcamp told a room full of reporters in Tallahassee that oil from the 2010 BP oil spill “didn’t even...
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Florida has one of the worst health care systems in the nation, report finds

The Sunshine State has one of the gloomiest health care systems in the nation, according to a recent WalletHub report. Florida ranked No. 42...

Could a tragedy have been thwarted? Nikolas Cruz’s safety net had holes

Accused shooter Nikolas Cruz went without school counseling and special education services in the 14 months leading up to the Feb. 14 killings at...
Amy Weintraub, Progress Florida

Reproductive rights advocates meet in Tallahassee to demand scrutiny of “fake” women’s clinics

Advocates for reproductive rights converged Tuesday morning at the state Capitol to demand Gov. Rick Scott and other state departments scrutinize what kind of...

Advocacy group challenges Florida’s “fake” concern over women’s health

Pro-choice advocates will be in Tallahassee next week to petition Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Department of Health to demand more accountability for...
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Rush job on school safety law causes mental-health conundrum for families, no help from...

In the rushed, traumatic days following the February shootings at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, lawmakers scrambled to approve broad gun reforms and...

Green groups sue to block Trump’s offshore drilling plan in Gulf of Mexico

Four environmental groups filed a lawsuit today against the Trump administration for its decision to open more than 78 million acres of the Gulf...

The feds say they will keep releasing vile Lake Okeechobee pollution to coasts

Despite the nasty fluorescent green algae outbreak that’s happening off South Florida’s east and west coasts, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has resumed...

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