Posted in State & National News

Court rules against state on felons’ voting

BY Dara Kam TALLAHASSEE — Delivering a harsh rebuke to Gov. Ron DeSantis, an appeals court on Wednesday upheld a federal judge’s decision that the…

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DeSantis backs compensation for NAS Pensacola victims

Gov. Ron DeSantis said compensation could be coming from Saudi Arabia for families of victims of a December shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola. But…

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Posted in Business Health

State, doctors tangle over pot complaints

By Dara Kam TALLAHASSEE — State health officials have filed complaints against two medical-marijuana doctors based on information obtained by undercover investigators posing as patients, in…

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Posted in Education

House wants to revamp school funding formula

By the News Service of Florida staff The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday is slated to consider a bill that would revamp the way the…

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School choice supporters lobby for more vouchers, scholarships

School choice advocates rallied outside the Florida Capitol on Tuesday to press lawmakers to increase funding for a scholarship program that helps students with special…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

More psych beds needed

AHCA has published the need for adult, children and adolescent psychiatric beds as well as adult substance abuse beds for July 2025. The agency says…

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Bondi selected for Trump’s defense

Former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, who has been part of President Donald Trump’s impeachment communications team, will be part of the defense for his…

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Recreational pot proposal shelved for 2020

By Jim Saunders TALLAHASSEE — Pointing to a “narrow timeframe” for meeting petition-signature requirements, backers of a proposed constitutional amendment to allow recreational marijuana use…

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Proposal targets Pensacola shooter ‘loophole’

By Jim Turner TALLAHASSEE — Three U.S. House members from Florida want to close a “loophole” used by a Saudi national to buy a handgun…

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