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Dec 6, 2018

DeSantis Announces Picks for Education, Emergency Management

DeSantis Announces Picks for Education, Emergency Management

Florida Republican Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis is tapping a former House speaker to be education commissioner and a Democratic state representative to head the state's Division of Emergency Management.

Nov 20, 2018

With Recounts Over, Florida Certifies 2018 Election Results

With Recounts Over, Florida Certifies 2018 Election Results

The Elections Canvassing Commission finalized the results shortly after 9 a.m., two weeks after the Nov. 6 election, after which candidates traded allegations of uncounted ballots and voter fraud.

Nov 19, 2018
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By Jason Parker

2018 Elections Yet Another Wild, Lengthy Ride for Florida

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Nov 19, 2018

In Year of Democratic Hopes, GOP Comes Out on Top in Florida

In Year of Democratic Hopes, GOP Comes Out on Top in Florida

After a recount dragged on for nearly two weeks, top Democratic candidates in the state came agonizingly close but fell short of their avowed goal.

Nov 19, 2018

Sen. Nelson Concedes Senate Race to Gov. Scott

Sen. Nelson Concedes Senate Race to Gov. Scott

Sen. Bill Nelson has conceded the U.S. Senate race in Florida to outgoing Republican Gov. Rick Scott.

Nov 17, 2018

Andrew Gillum Concedes in Florida Gov. Race to Ron DeSantis

Andrew Gillum Concedes in Florida Gov. Race to Ron DeSantis

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum on Saturday conceded in the Florida gubernatorial election to Ron DeSantis.

Nov 17, 2018

Absent Ballots: Broward County Misplaced Over 2,000 Votes

Absent Ballots: Broward County Misplaced Over 2,000 Votes

Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes said her office has misplaced more than 2,000 ballots.

Nov 15, 2018

Florida Senate Race Headed to 2nd Recount

Florida Senate Race Headed to 2nd Recount

Unofficial Florida election results show that the governor's race seems to be settled after a machine recount but the U.S. Senate race is likely headed to a hand recount.

Nov 14, 2018

Florida Gov. Rick Scott to Step Down From Elections Board

Florida Gov. Rick Scott to Step Down From Elections Board

Florida Gov. Rick Scott will step down from the state panel responsible for certifying the results in the state's highly contested elections. Daniel Nordby, a lawyer for the Republican governor, told a federal...

Nov 14, 2018

Miami-Dade Recount Done, Broward Continues Push to Finish

Miami-Dade Recount Done, Broward Continues Push to Finish

A new problem complicated Florida's ongoing recount battle as lawyers headed back to court on Wednesday: Palm Beach County's tallying machines have overheated, causing mismatched results with the recount...

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Person Shot at Tropical Park
Person Shot at Tropical Park

A person was shot Friday at Tropical Park. Fire rescue officials confirmed a person with a gunshot wound was transported to a local hospital. The victim's condition was unknown. Further details were...

Hialeah Woman Shot Outside Workplace, Suspects Caught at MIA
Hialeah Woman Shot Outside Workplace, Suspects Caught at MIA

Two men were apprehended at Miami International Airport Thursday and charged for the shooting of a Hialeah woman that left the victim in critical condition.

Know What Weather to Expect Ahead of Holiday Travels
Know What Weather to Expect Ahead of Holiday Travels

A preview of the regional weather patterns that could make holiday travel hectic across the nation as thousands fly home for Thanksgiving next week.

Impeachment Takeaways: Quid Pro Quo, Domestic Errands
Impeachment Takeaways: Quid Pro Quo, Domestic Errands

President Donald Trump asked a foreign country to investigate a political rival as he enters his reelection campaign. That has been established almost beyond doubt. But Republicans and Democrats agree on little...

Dog Drives Car in Circles Around Treasure Coast Neighborhood
Dog Drives Car in Circles Around Treasure Coast Neighborhood

Officers were called to a neighborhood in Port St. Lucie on Thursday when residents spotted a car spinning in reverse, going in circles for an hour.

City of Miami Declares Climate Change Emergency
City of Miami Declares Climate Change Emergency

The city of Miami has joined the city of Miami Beach in declaring a climate change emergency.