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TALLAHASSEE (The News Service of Florida) — The bills haven’t had a vote yet, but at least one Las Vegas casino executive is already dissing the gambling plans floated by Florida lawmakers.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

Police are still investigating a rash of shootings that happened overnight Monday.

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First Coast residents will get a chance to weigh in on the future of gambling in Florida tomorrow.

London, Forrest High School, and the Florida National Guard are in the headlines today.

Florida Gambling Laws Face Reform

Sep 7, 2013
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TALLAHASSEE (The News Service of Florida) — Even as lawmakers wade into a major debate about the direction of gambling in Florida, regulators said Friday they will start rewriting rules that play a critical role in the operations of racetracks and jai-alai frontons.

WJCT First Read : Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Aug 13, 2013

Welcome to WJCT First Read, your daily weekday morning round-up of stories from the First Coast, around Florida, and across the country.

Rubio slams Obamacare at Jax event: Florida's junior U.S. Senator Marco Rubio told a crowd at the Jacksonville Rotary Club that President Obama should be blamed if the federal government shuts down on October 1 due to congressional inaction. (WJCT)