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Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

BY DOUG FERGUSON ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Brooks Koepka traveled around the world to find his game. He found stardom right at home as the...

Scott signs renewable energy, health care bills

BY | Jim Saunders THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE......... Gov. Rick Scott late Friday signed 13 bills, including a measure that will carry out a constitutional amendment...

Cubans brace for worst as Trump takes aim at Obama opening

BY MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, ANDREA RODRIGUEZ and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON MARIEL, Cuba (AP) — Church bells rang out and Cubans strung American flags from their windows...

Scott wields veto pen on higher education changes

BY | LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, June 14, 2017......... With a stroke of his veto pen, Gov. Rick Scott on...

Passidomo Pleased With Result Of Special Session

Despite a flurry that saw a number of projects defunded, vetoed, resurrected, and refunded, State Senator Kathleen Passidomo said she was happy to see...

AAA: Gas Prices Below 2016 Levels

For the first time in 2017, gas prices are cheaper relative to a year ago. According to the American Automobile Association, Monday’s national average of...

Markeith Loyd’s Request for High Powered Attorney Denied

Judge Fred Lauten denied Orlando murder suspect Markeith Loyd’s request to add Miami attorney Terence Lenamon as co-counsel for his defense on Monday. Loyd is accused...

‘Docs vs. Glocks’ Legal Showdown Over

By DARA KAM Six years after Florida lawmakers tried to stop doctors from asking patients about guns, health-care providers have emerged victorious in a legal...

Half-Staff Flags, Bells Mark 1 year Since Pulse Massacre

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Church bells throughout Orlando will ring 49 times at noon Monday, a year after the worst mass...

Trump expected to announce Cuba policy next week in Miami

BY KEN THOMAS BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to outline his new policy with Cuba next week, announcing steps that...

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Red snapper season extended to September

For the first time since 2013, federal officials have agreed to extend the federal red snapper season, adding 39 days. The newly lengthened recreational...

Cosby tweets thanks, defense demands mistrial over impasse

BY MARYCLAIRE DALE and MICHAEL R. SISAK NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby thanked his fans and supporters on Friday as a jury deliberated sexual...

Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury

BY DAKE KANG and DAN SEWELL WYOMING, Ohio (AP) — An American college student who was imprisoned in North Korea and returned to his home...

Judge faces legal quagmire in teen texting suicide trial

BY DENISE LAVOIE BOSTON (AP) — Michelle Carter and Conrad Roy III are both sad figures in a teenage tragedy that ended with Roy killing...