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Florida studying suicide prevention barriers for bridge

Florida studying suicide prevention barriers for bridge

The text from Rob Rivard's stepson came at 5:23 one Sunday morning in November.A 20-year-old student at Pasco-Hernando State College, Chris Machesney was excited about launching a modeling career. Rivard and his wife hadn't seen ...

Florida governor suspends county elections supervisor

Florida governor suspends county elections supervisor

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is suspending a county elections supervisor who failed to meet deadlines during recounts after November's election.DeSantis announced Friday that he is replacing Palm Beach elections supervisor Susan Bucher, a former ...

Florida governor wants ban on smokable medical pot ended

Florida governor wants ban on smokable medical pot ended

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis criticized the Legislature's implementation of a medical marijuana law and said Thursday that if they don't fix it quickly, he'll take matters into his own hands.DeSantis wants a new law ...

Sen. Scott: Pelosi not negotiating in good faith

Sen. Scott: Pelosi not negotiating in good faith

Florida Republican Senator Rick Scott is defending President Donald Trump's decision to reject a short-term fix to the partial government shutdown, indicating that he thinks Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is not acting in ...

CSX delivers quarterly profit in line with Wall Street views

CSX delivers quarterly profit in line with Wall Street views

CSX Corp. delivered a fourth-quarter profit of $843 million, which was lower than last year when tax reforms were approved but in line with Wall Street expectations.The Jacksonville, Florida-based railroad said Wednesday it earned $1.01 ...

Florida airports helping federal workers during shutdown

Florida airports helping federal workers during shutdown

Florida airports are helping federal workers who aren't getting paid during the government shutdown by offering free food, holding a food drive and opening a food bank.At Miami International Airport, Wilkinson Sejour, owner of the ...

Florida Congressman Hastings says he has cancer

Florida Congressman Hastings says he has cancer

Florida Congressman Alcee Hastings says he has pancreatic cancer but plans to remain in office as he fights the disease.The 82-year-old Democrat said in a statement Monday that he's optimistic about his chances for survival ...

Wounded military personnel bike through Florida Keys

Wounded military personnel bike through Florida Keys

Wounded military personnel and their supporters have bicycled across the Seven Mile Bridge and sections of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway during the annual Soldier Ride event from Key Largo to Key West.Some 45 individuals ...