Florida Taxpayers About To Be Railroaded

Florida Taxpayers About To Be Railroaded

Here's a really clever idea: Let's run express passenger trains 16 times round-trip every day between downtown Miami and the Orlando airport. That's right, the airport. Except the ...

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Florida Judge Overturns State’s Ban On Gay Marriage

Florida Judge Overturns State’s Ban On Gay Marriage

By Steve Rothaus, The Miami Herald Monroe County Circuit Judge Luis Garcia overturned Florida's 2008 constitutional gay-marriage ban on Thursday, and ordered that two Key West bar ...

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Small Florida Police Force Shaken By KKK Charges

Small Florida Police Force Shaken By KKK Charges

By Stephen Hudak, Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. -- Fruitland Park police Chief Terry Isaacs said his department has been shaken by troubling but unproven allegations that a deput ...

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Crackdown On Florida ‘Pill Mills’ Leads To Decline In Deaths, Report Finds

Crackdown On Florida ‘Pill Mills’ Leads To Decline In Deaths, Report Finds

By Lisa Girion, Los Angeles Times Public health officials have identified a sharp decline in overdose deaths involving prescription painkillers for the first time in a decade. Dea ...

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First Tropical Storm Of Season, Arthur, Slogging Off Florida Coast

First Tropical Storm Of Season, Arthur, Slogging Off Florida Coast

By Jenny Staletovich, The Miami Herald MIAMI -- The season's first tropical depression blossomed into Tropical Storm Arthur on Tuesday as it slogged north along the coast of Centr ...

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Poll: Support For Warmer Relations With Cuba Grows In Miami Area

Poll: Support For Warmer Relations With Cuba Grows In Miami Area

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times Cuban Americans in Miami-Dade County support an end to the U.S. embargo of Cuba, with newer arrivals and the younger generation tending to lea ...

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Miami Jury Convicts Reputed Spaniard Drug Kingpin Of Money Laundering

Miami Jury Convicts Reputed Spaniard Drug Kingpin Of Money Laundering

By Jay Weaver, The Miami Herald MIAMI -- A federal jury Wednesday convicted reputed Spanish drug kingpin Alvaro Lopez Tardon on money laundering charges, finding him guilty of cle ...

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Animal Cruelty Charges Dropped In Torture-Porn Case

Animal Cruelty Charges Dropped In Torture-Porn Case

By David Smiley, The Miami Herald MIAMI — Two South Florida models won’t be prosecuted for their roles in twisted fetish films that depicted women engaging in sex acts while tortu ...

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Florida Governor Rick Scott Is Also ‘Not A Scientist’

Florida Governor Rick Scott Is Also ‘Not A Scientist’

Florida governor Rick Scott (R) ripped a page from Senator Marco Rubio's (R-FL) science-denying playbook on Tuesday, when he dodged a question on climate change by insisting "I'm ...

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Supreme Court Rejects Florida’s Death-Penalty IQ Cutoff

Supreme Court Rejects Florida’s Death-Penalty IQ Cutoff

By Michael Doyle, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — A closely divided Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down Florida’s strict IQ cutoff for determining a convicted criminal’s ...

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