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National Hurricane Center Launches Spanish Hurricane Website

MIAMI (AP) _ The National Hurricane Center and Florida International University are launching a new Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation. The website will include information on hurricane science, residential mitigation strategies, preparedness, and announcements, including tropical cyclone advisories. The


Thousands Of Cuban Migrants Sent Home

MIAMI (AP) _ U.S. Coast Guard officials say homemade vessels recently used by Cuban migrants attempting to reach Florida shores are a “recipe for disaster.” U.S. authorities returned 55 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabanas, Cuba, on Thursday. Coast


Disney Bans Selfie Sticks

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ Don’t bring your selfie stick to Disney World. Officials announced Friday that a ban takes effect Tuesday at all four Disney theme parks in Orlando as well as at Disney’s water parks and Disney Quest,


Population Growth In Florida Driven By Hispanics

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ New figures show that Hispanic residents made up almost half of Florida’s population growth last year. The figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau show that Florida grew by more than 290,000 residents from


Gov Scott Trying To Lure Connecticut Jobs To Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ Florida Gov. Rick Scott is heading to Connecticut on a quick two-day jaunt as part of his ongoing effort to lure businesses to relocate to the Sunshine State. Scott will arrive in Connecticut early Thursday


Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Subsidies

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that


Back To The Future Fans Lexus Unveils Hoverboard [VIDEO]

Lexus goes Back to the Future to unveil the hoverboard. A new Lexus ad is causing a stir, and it’s not even for a car. The luxury automaker has released a video online showing off it’s new Lexus Hoverboard,


Sir Richard Branson Announcing Virgin Cruises

MIAMI (AP) _ British business magnate Richard Branson is announcing the next step for Virgin Cruises in Miami. A news conference is scheduled for Tuesday. Branson announced in December he would launch the cruise line, which joins a strong

At least six candidates for the GOP Presidenial Nomination would live Gov. Scott's endorsement.

Scott Vetoes Record Amount In New FL Budget

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ Florida Gov. Rick Scott is signing a new state budget into law, but not before vetoing nearly $500 million from the spending plan. Scott signed the roughly $78 billion budget in his office on Tuesday.


Gov Scott Takes Victory Lap To Brag About Tax Cuts

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ Florida Gov. Rick Scott is hitting the road to celebrate a tax cut package he signed into law. Scott plans on Monday to visit seven cities to tout the approval of more than $400 million