FORT MYERS, Fla. – Rasmussen College will host a free Career and Networking Fair for residents of the surrounding communities at the Hyatt Place Fort Myers at the Forum on Au..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mortgage applications rose 13 percent last week as consumers refinanced at the lowest rates in decades.The Mortgage Bankers Association says the increase was driv..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - More high school seniors are meeting the testing standard that shows they're prepared for college -- even though overall scores on the latest ACT college en..
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - A Republican U.S. House candidate in the Florida Panhandle has told a group of middle and high school students that Islam "is against everything America st..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Shrimping is now permitted in state waters off the western tip of the Florida Panhandle that had been closed due to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. As a..
FWC - NOAA administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco and Adm. Thad Allen joined state, federal, and partner biologists today as they released 23 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles back into th..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new poll shows Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum now leading millionaire businessman Rick Scott in their nasty and expensive fight for the Republica..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Public Schools safety personnel and transportation personnel (including bus drivers and attendants,) along with Cape Coral Fire Rescue wil conduct sch..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new survey says Americans aren't feeling any more secure about their medical care after enactment of President Barack Obama's health overhaul. The Robert Wood J..
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Chico's FAS Inc., the retailer that owns Chico's and White House Black Market, said Wednesday that its second-quarter net income more than doubled as sales ..
CRESCENT CITY, Fla. (AP) - A boy on a boogie board is being treated for a possible shark bite in northeast Florida. Sgt. Chuck Mulligan of the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office say..
CORNWELL, Fla. (AP) - Man against reptile: Florida's alligator hunting season is underway. Hunters must have a permit to kill gators during the season that runs from Aug. 15 to Sep..
MIAMI (AP) - President Barack Obama is coming to Florida to campaign for Democratic candidates. Obama is expected in Miami at a Wednesday evening fundraiser for gubernatorial candi..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A former lifeguard claims teen girls were expected to have sex with Volusia County Beach Patrol officers as a 'rite of passage.' The former lifeguard, who is n..
OCALA, Fla. (AP) - It was a venomous snake that sent a man shopping at an Ocala store to the hospital. Fire rescue officials say the unidentified man was bitten twice Tuesday on hi..
MIAMI (AP) - Modesto Maidique, president emeritus of Florida International University, will be joining the Harvard Business School as a visiting professor this fall. Linda Hill, a ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court is hearing arguments in challenges to three proposed state constitutional amendments. In each case Wednesday the state is appeali..
MIAMI (AP) - Hip-hop star Kanye West won't have to attend in person a mediation session aimed at resolving a lawsuit filed against him by rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight. A Miami fe..
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Residents in a southwest Florida neighborhood want the state to relocate nearby panthers that they say have killed 11 other animals this year. Wildlife official..
SEMINOLE, Fla. (AP) - Investigators believe a husband and wife found dead at their Pinellas County home were victims of a murder-suicide. The sheriff's office reports that 30-year-..