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49 innocent lives: Pulse Remembrance Day in Florida

By Diane Rado/Florida Phoenix Flags were at half-staff Saturday, from sunrise to sunset, commemorating the 49 lives lost and 53 wounded from the mass shooting...

Updating Breaking News: Pickup truck overturns near I-95 in St. Lucie County; driver dies

From the Florida Highway Patrol Troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol responded to a vehicular accident in St. Lucie County this morning which resulted in...

Citrus County 5th Grader wins “AAA School Safety Patroller of the Year” award for...

Crystal River's Hunter Eichhorn recognized by the largest safety program in the world From AAA   A Crystal River fifth-grader is receiving top honors from AAA –...

Florida Legislature, a longtime enemy of conservation funding, OKs creating wildlife corridors

Opinion By Craig Pittman/Florida Phoenix Eight years ago, I talked to a nature photographer named Carlton Ward Jr., an eighth-generation Floridian, about a crazy idea he...

Florida DMV announces new specialty license plate

The 'Conserve Florida's Fisheries' specialty license plate is the latest specialty plate available to Florida residents From The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor...

June is Flood Awareness Month in South Florida

The annual declaration highlights ongoing efforts to operate and maintain a regional flood control system that protects 8.9 million residents as well as the...

DeSantis signs property insurance bill, says lawmakers ‘must do more’ to lower costs

By John Haughey/The Center Square Florida’s 6.5 million businesses and homeowners will see some significant changes in state property insurance regulations beginning July 1 after...

Some cruise ships are mandating vaccines for guests, despite FL and TX ban on...

By Issac Morgan, Florida Phoenix As Florida seeks to dismantle safety protocols and regulations from the federal government through an ongoing court case over...

Breaking News Overnight: FHP arrests hit-and-run suspect in Pasco County

From the Florida Highway Patrol The Florida Highway Patrol arrested a suspect in a hit-and-run incident in Pasco County this morning. According to the FHP report...

Election 2022: Demings takes on Rubio for US Senate; Bracy running for District 10...

Val Demings and Marco Rubio are two of the most visible figures in Florida politics. Demings, a three-term Congresswoman was also a House Impeachment...

Election 2022: Sabatini proposes redrawn Central Florida congressional district in bid to unseat Murphy

By John Haughey/The Center Square Seventeen months out from November 2022’s mid-terms and early indications are it’s going to be a strange election cycle in...

U.S. Senate panel grapples with fast-approaching state laws on rights of student-athletes

By Laura Olson/Florida Phoenix WASHINGTON — There was little disagreement among senators Wednesday over whether a national law is needed to standardize what soon will be a...