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Super blood moon as seen Sunday evening. Photo via CBS News.

Police: Officer ran over pair lying in road to watch eclipse

A Florida police department says an officer ran over two people who were lying in a dark roadway to watch Sunday night’s lunar eclipse. In...
Governor Ron DeSantis, center, John Morgan, left, and U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz, right, during a press conference to pressure state legislators and give them a mid-March deadline to repeal a law that prohibits smokable forms of medical marijuana at Kraft Azalea Garden in Winter Park, Fla., Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (Willie J. Allen Jr./Tampa Bay Times via AP)

Florida’s new Trump-backed governor seeks to broaden appeal

Florida voters who expected new Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis to be politically divisive because of his strong ties to President Donald Trump may be...
Gov. Ron DeSantis. Photo via CBS News.

DeSantis presses lawmakers for pot changes

Saying they failed to heed the will of voters, Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered Florida lawmakers Thursday to eliminate a ban on smokable medical marijuana...

DeSantis yanks dozens of Scott appointments

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday rescinded 46 of the last-minute appointments former Gov. Rick Scott, now a member of the U.S. Senate, made in...
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Study ranks Florida as most dangerous state for seniors citizens

Many of us think of the Sunshine State as a wonderful place to retire, but what about the most dangerous? A new report by The...
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Attractions with free admission for federal employees during shutdown

Some government workers in Southwest Florida are still without pay, and the uncertainty is a burden on many households. To help ease that stress, some places...
Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis. Photo via CBS News.

Gov. Ron DeSantis gives legislature deadline to address medical marijuana law

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis made a major policy announcement on medical marijuana on Thursday afternoon from Winter Park, Florida. The new governor announced he...

Florida brewery introduces biodegradable, edible six-pack rings

A microbrewery in Delray Beach, Florida has devised a crafty solution to plastic six-pack rings that often wreak havoc on marine wildlife. After years of...

Two teens who escaped Fort Myers halfway house arrested in Orange County

Two wanted teens that escaped a halfway house in Fort Myers have been caught. The Fort Myers Police Department began a search for the two...
Blue light flasher atop of a police car. City lights on the background. Photo via CBS News.

Jacksonville Police investigating shooting that left one dead and six injured

Jacksonville police say they are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and six others injured. According to WJAX, an SUV pulled up to...

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