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Florida House approves bill to help anti-abortion centers

Florida may agree to permanently fund anti-abortion pregnancy centers under a bill passed by the Republican-led House. The House voted 73-29 for the bill with...
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Port Richey man, 20, claims $450M Mega Millions jackpot

After realizing he won $450 million in the Jan. 5 Mega Millions jackpot, the first thing Shane Missler did was to call his brother. The...

Florida leaders applaud Governor Scott’s fight to protect Florida’s coastline

This week, following Governor Rick Scott’s meeting with United States Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, the Department of the Interior announced that Florida’s...

Trump administration may have violated federal law by exempting Florida from offshore drilling plan

The Trump administration may have violated federal law by exempting Florida from a national plan to expand offshore drilling, a Democratic senator charged Thursday. Sen. Maria...

Teens are eating laundry pods in a new social media challenge

It’s a social media trend that could quickly turn deadly. Teens are putting laundry pods into their mouths as part of the “Tide Pod...
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Traps set to relocate family of bears invading Naples neighborhood

A community in Naples fears for their safety—as wildlife officials rush to trap bears showing up in the community. They were spotted multiple times, right...
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Cape Coral family sails into Atlantic storm on Norwegian cruise ship

With a massive winter storm moving over the Atlantic, the Norwegian cruise ship "Breakaway" caught the worst of it. Inside the ship, a Cape Coral...

Kids health insurance policy faces uncertainty

A top Republican state senator is warning that Florida will not able to keep a major children’s health-insurance program running if Congress doesn’t authorize...
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Flu cases cause long lines, waits at local hospitals

Some hospital patients have been waiting over six hours to be seen...all because there have been so many treated for the flu in recent...

DeSoto County man convicted on four counts of sexual battery

The state attorney's office announced Wednesday that a DeSoto County man has been convicted on sexual battery charges. Alexandre Taluy was sentenced to 40 years...

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