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2 months after Michael, Mexico Beach plans for new normal

Out of 2,700 dwellings, the city reports that only 500 are currently habitable. Source link

Florida schools fail to report many crimes

State guidelines require schools to report serious crimes like murder, rape and robbery, as well as minor incidents that wouldn't bring law enforcement. Source link

Florida publisher of conspiracy books faces lawsuit over 'Nobody Died at Sandy Hook'

A Crestview man who publishes controversial books for the edification and entertainment of conspiracy theorists has been named in a lawsuit brought by the father of a child killed in 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.David...

DeSantis Supreme Court choices could secure Florida's Republican reign

TALLAHASSEE — On the 16th floor of the state Capitol, Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis and his advisers are slowly putting together a new state government, going through resumes, conducting interviews and looking to hire everyone from office staff to agency...

Video: Hypnotic view of 2018 hurricane season from space

The timelapse video was produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Source link

2 Jesuit provinces release 153 names of accused abusers

U.S. Central and Southern Provincial Ronald Mercier, who heads the U.S. Central and Southern Province, said the "storm" facing the Catholic church must be confronted with transparency. Source link

Change on horizon for state's medical marijuana industry

TALLAHASSEE — The advent of a new administration with Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis at the helm could bring a sharp turnaround in how Florida officials approach the state’s highly regulated medical marijuana industry.And one of the first reversals might...

DeSantis victory tour coming to The Villages, Port Orange

Ron DeSantis, a former congressman for Volusia and Flagler counties, will be joined by the future lieutenant governor, Jeanette Nuñez. Source link

DeSantis nominates Corcoran as education commissioner

Former Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran will need Board of Education approval before replacing Pam Stewart as education commissioner. Source link

Putnam stays out of fray in concealed weapons dispute

TALLAHASSEE — As he helps his Democratic successor, Nikki Fried, transition into office, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is staying out of the fight over the future of the state’s concealed-carry permit program.Putnam, a Republican who lost an August primary...

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A bug in the Google+ social media service left about 500,000 user accounts open to being compromised, though there is no evidence anyone's...

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