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Ahead of Robert Wilkie's likely confirmation to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, Trump loyalists at the agency are taking aggressive steps to purge or reassign staff perceived to be disloyal to President Donald Trump and his agenda for veterans, according to multiple people familiar with...

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Nearly 26 years after a woman was beaten and stabbed to death in her Miami-Dade County home, Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday said her murderer should die by lethal injection on Aug. 14.

Scott signed a death warrant for inmate Jose Antonio Jimenez, who was convicted in the October 1992 killing of 63-year-old...

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Florida’s newest voucher program is to begin this fall, with parents who say their children are bullied in public schools able to apply for private-school scholarships that could pay tuition for part of the 20118-19 school year.

The State Board of Education on Wednesday approved the rules for the...

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Donald Trump Jr. campaigned for U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis in Orlando on Wednesday, reminding a group of supporters that DeSantis was one of his father’s earliest backers.

“Ron DeSantis here, from day one, he got it,” said Trump Jr., head of the trust that controls the Trump Organization, speaking...

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More than a month after North Korea pledged to immediately return some American war dead, the promise is unfulfilled.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who traveled to Pyongyang this month to press the North Koreans further, said Wednesday the return could begin "in the next couple of weeks." But...

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A Florida man angry that his girlfriend woke him up beat her with a metal chair, punched her and pushed her through a glass window, the Cape Coral Police Department said.

Steven Scott Barker, 37, then kicked a responding police officer, and after being tased and taken to a hospital, hit a nurse...

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When it comes to listening, members of the Orange County School Board can be less responsive than a corpse.

Especially on starting times for high schools.

For years, parents have told school officials the same thing experts have — that 7:20 a.m. classes and 6:15 bus pickups — are bad for learning.

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SeaWorld Orlando released new photographs of construction on the theme park’s raft ride that is scheduled to open sometime this summer.

Over the weekend, cranes finished installing the landmark tower for Infinity Falls.

SeaWorld: Summer clock ticking but still no Infinity Falls open date »

“The...

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At least the king of college football feels UCF’s pain.

Unlike so many of the Power 5 propagandists in the national media who have ridiculed UCF’s self-proclaimed national championship, Alabama coach Nick Saban — the greatest coach in college football history — actually commended UCF.

Saban answered...

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Over the last couple of days, dozens of survivors of last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas have started to receive some startling legal notices.

“A lawsuit has been filed against you,” the notices say.

The plaintiff? MGM Resorts International, the casino and hotel company, owner of both the fairgrounds...

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