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Politics Nov 05With another Florida loss, Democrats begin second guessing
The presidential election postmortem underway in Florida is especially wrenching for Democrats. The soul searching and second-guessing has begun amid another high-profile loss at the ballot box.
Politics Oct 06Florida looking into crash of voter registration site
Florida is investigating why its online voter registration system crashed just before the deadline for the upcoming presidential election, saying unexpectedly heavy traffic that can’t be immediately explained poured in during the closing hours.
Science Jan 27Florida could use drones to fight pythons, invasive species
Florida is looking to take to the air to fight pythons on the ground.
World Jan 23WATCH: Pompeo speaks on U.S. foreign policy in Florida
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Latin American affairs with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday, the day after the state Senate unanimously voted to condemn Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega.
Nation Dec 08FBI says it presumes base shooting was act of terrorism
The FBI is working under the presumption that a fatal shooting at a Florida naval base carried out by an aviation student from Saudi Arabia was an act of terrorism, the agency said Sunday.
Nation Dec 07Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack
The Saudi student who fatally shot three people at a U.S. naval base in Florida hosted a dinner party earlier in the week where he and three others watched videos of mass shootings, a U.S. official told The Associated Press…
Nation Dec 06Several killed and injured in shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola
Authorities say an active shooter is dead after opening fire on multiple people Friday at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola.
Politics Jun 14Florida governor signs bill banning sanctuary policies
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill on Friday that prohibits local governments from enacting "sanctuary" polices that protect undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Nation May 14Florida governor says Russians accessed 2 voting databases in 2016 election
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis said the hackers didn't manipulate any data and the election results weren't compromised.
Nation Jan 11Florida pardons 4 black men accused of 1949 rape
After a dramatic, hourlong meeting that recalled events from nearly seven decades ago, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state's three-member Cabinet granted posthumous pardons Friday to four African-American men accused of raping a white woman in a 1949 case…