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Trump and his supporters are rallying in Tampa tonight

Dozens of hardcore supporters for President Trump camped overnight last night outside Expo Hall at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, the site of...

Are voting systems safe or not? Some officials are confident but others are concerned

With crucial midterm elections approaching around the country, election supervisors - and voters - are likely wondering if their voting systems are safe. What sounded...
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Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ law is causing a ‘state of emergency’ for people of...

Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum called Monday for Gov. Rick Scott to issue a state of emergency to suspend the state’s “Stand Your...
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Lawyers v. lawyers: Florida attorney general races are getting nasty

The race for Florida’s top legal job - attorney general - in both political parties is growing more vitriolic in the days leading up...
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“The people will protect the dogs:” New campaign ad targets greyhound racing cruelty

Every three days, a greyhound dog dies on a Florida racetrack. This is according to a new online ad urging voters to end the practice...

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson calls for special legislative session to fix public beach access...

U.S. Sen Bill Nelson on Friday called for a special session of the Florida Legislature to repeal the law that is causing controversy and...
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The public deserves to hear confession from gunman who killed students at Marjory Stoneman...

Two judges ruled Thursday that the public deserves to know details from the confession of Nikolas Cruz, who killed 17 students at Marjory Stoneman...

Our governor’s secret job

Gov. Rick Scott -- and the governors before him -- has a job. That job is a public job, not a secret job. Yet voters...
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New “Love Vote” website promotes poignant stories of Floridians who can’t vote

In Florida's last midterm general election in 2014, nearly half of the state's registered voters (49 percent) chose - for whatever reason - not to come...

Will controversial education amendment get kicked off the ballot? An answer is coming soon.

A Leon County circuit court judge is expected to rule Aug. 17 on whether a controversial education amendment should get kicked off the Nov....

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