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Scooter collides with car in Fleming Island

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating an accident with injuries Friday afternoon on U.S. 17 at Floyd Road. 

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City pools open for summer pool season

The city of Jacksonville's summer public swimming pools season starts Saturday and continues through Labor Day.

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Gov. Scott allows secret recordings

Children in Florida will be able to secretly record conversations related to sexual abuse or other violent acts, while rural letter carriers won't have to wear seat belts while working their routes, under two bills signed into law Friday by Gov.…

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Scott signs bills on carrying guns, bolstering child...

Gov. Rick Scott signed 44 bills into law Thursday, including a measure that will allow Floridians without concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns during mandatory emergency evacuations.


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Coast Guard: Make boating safety a priority

The Coast Guard is reminding boaters to make safety a priority during the busy Memorial Day weekend.

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FHP: Hit-and-run crash victim dies

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash involving a motorcycle on Blanding Boulevard in Clay County on May 1.

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Slain clerk's wife 'can't believe he's gone'

As the 15-year-old charged with killing a 29-year-old store clerk shot during a broad daylight armed robbery on Tuesday faces a judge, the victim's wife says she died, too,

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School bus shooting fugitive caught

A 16-year-old wanted in a school bus shooting on Jacksonville's Westside last week was arrested late last night during a traffic stop in Liberty County, Georgia. Authorities said he was treated for a self-inflicted gunshot wound, then locked up in…

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Florida's jobless rate holds steady

Florida's unemployment mark stood at 5.7 percent in March, holding steady from February, the state Department of Economic Opportunity announced Friday.

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New law shields military housing from taxes

Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday signed a bill (HB 361) that will make clear property taxes cannot be collected on military-base housing.

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Exemption approved for body cameras

Despite objections from an open-government group, Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday signed a bill that will create a public-records exemption for many videos recorded by police body cameras.

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