Friday, August 18, 2017

Florida

In this Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 file photo, construction of a timeshare resort goes on around the townhouse of Julieta Corredor in Orlando, Fla.

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — There’s a new twist in the standoff between an octogenarian widow in Florida who refused to sell her townhome and the giant developer ...
In this April 15, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla.

BY JULIE CARR SMYTH FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s comments about the white nationalist rally last weekend are hurting not just his political standing, but his pocketbook. ...
In this Wednesday, June 28, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during an energy roundtable with tribal, state and local leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington.

BY | Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… As the Republican field running for governor grows, a top GOP strategist offered some advice Wednesday to candidates ...
In this Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, photo white nationalist demonstrators walk into the entrance of Lee Park surrounded by counter demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va.

BY | Jim Turner The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi, both strong supporters of President Donald Trump, decried racism ...
White nationalist Richard Spencer gives remarks after a white nationalist rally was declared an unlawful assembly on Saturday Aug. 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va.

BY JASON DEAREN GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The University of Florida on Wednesday denied a request by a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer to rent space on the ...
In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts on the 10th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

BY TERRY SPENCER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested on ...

A new bill proposed by Lee County Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto would make it illegal to marry in the state of Florida under the age of 18. SB 140, filed Monday ...
In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Richard Spencer, who leads a movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, speaks at the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

BY | Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, August 14, 2017……… The University of Florida is coordinating with local and state law-enforcement officials in anticipation of ...
Workers begin removing a Confederate statue in Gainesville, Fla., Monday, Aug. 14, 2017.

BY JESSE J. HOLLAND In Gainesville, Florida, workers hired by the Daughters of the Confederacy chipped away at a Confederate soldier’s statue, loaded it quietly on a truck and drove ...
In this Sept. 5, 2015 file photo, a lightning strike occurs as Texas State warms up in Doak Campbell Stadium prior to an NCAA college football game against Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla.

BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Lightning — once one of nature’s biggest killers —is claiming far fewer lives in the United States, mostly because we’ve learned to get out ...
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