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Police Search For Motive In Tallahassee Yoga Slayings

Two people were shot to death and five others wounded at a yoga studio in Florida's capital by a gunman who then killed himself, authorities said.

Gillum Sees Exposure, But Increased Risk In Governor’s Race Due to...

Crisis is often seen as a test of leadership for elected officials. Hurricane Michael whirled into the Florida governor's race days before it came ashore, and one of the beneficiaries could be Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee.

Hurricane Michael Gains Strength On Course For North Florida

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Michael intensified over warm Gulf of Mexico waters Tuesday amid fears it would swiftly become a major hurricane before making...

Governor Scott Says Process For Replacing Supreme Court Justices Must Begin

Gov. Rick Scott, following past gubernatorial precedent, announced in prepared statement Tuesday that he has asked the nine-member Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) to begin the process to nominate highly qualified successors to fill the three upcoming vacancies on the Florida Supreme Court. 

Zika Receives Another Key Endorsement In District 37 Run

The Florida Gulf Coast chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors announced on Thursday that they are endorsing Ardian Zika for State Representative in District 37.

Judge Considers Lifting Stay On Florida Smokable Medical Pot

Floridians who are eligible to receive medical marijuana will still have to wait a long time to access smokable products if a judge lifts a stay.

A Trump Shout-Out and More Last Week In Florida Politics

Florida's 2018 midterm election is one of the most important in years. The governor's office and all three Cabinet seats are open, Republican Gov. Rick Scott is challenging three-term Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson.

Florida Democrats Fail In Bid To Get More Money For Schools

Democratic legislators have failed in their bid to force the Republican-controlled Legislature to give more money to public schools. Two South Florida Democrats were trying to get legislators to hold a special session to change this year's school budget.

Florida’s Expensive Race For Governor Highlights Lax Laws

Florida’s wide-open race for governor won’t be decided for another six months, but it’s already triggered a wave of expensive television ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state’s campaign finance laws.

Boating Accidents In Florida Rose Nearly 14 Percent In 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say the number of boating accidents in Florida is rising. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on Wednesday released...