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Commission set to begin Parkland probe

TALLAHASSEE — A 16-member commission on Tuesday will begin reviewing the Feb. 14 mass shooting at a Broward County high school, looking into the circumstances of the crime, the background of the alleged shooter and recommendations to prevent...

Scott visits Puerto Rico, draws fire from Dems

It marked the Florida governor’s fifth visit to the island since Hurricane Maria, but his first since officially announcing that he is challenging three-term Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in November. Source link

Probable tornado hits Fort Walton Beach area

The wind event caused damage to homes, businesses and churches. Portions of Okaloosa Island were among the heaviest hit by the violent storm that swept through southern Okaloosa County. Source link

Archer Community Center awarded historic status

Archer resident Andrew White, now a 64-year-old grocery manager, said Sunday during the dedication ceremony for the unveiling of a state historic marker for the Archer Community Center that he remembers tearing his knees up on that very...

Police try to unlock phone with dead man's finger

LARGO — Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man's finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of their investigation.Thirty-year-old Linus Phillip was killed by a Largo police officer last month after...

East Gainesville could see development help

A large chunk of East Gainesville and east Alachua County will likely be included in a new program to encourage long-term investment and job creation in specific communities, according to a news release issued by the governor's office...

Florida voters to weigh 13 ballot proposals in November

The CRC wrapped up a year’s work late Monday by approving measures that could shape the future of schools, the environment, who runs for office in Florida and even dog racing. Source link

Coughlin: Jaguars' new uniforms a 'return of tradition'

"I wanted to see the return of tradition, I wanted to see the distinctiveness, I wanted the shiny black helmet with a beautiful Jaguars logo," the executive vice president of football operations said. Source link

State drops DUI charge against country artist Michael Ray

Prosecutors cite mishandled sobriety test on country music artist and Eustis native. Source link

Jaguars reveal new uniforms — at the airport

The posting of the sign hours before the official unveiling circulated Wednesday night on social media. Source link

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