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News stories impacting Florida.

Kayla Davis

Although election day is still more than a year away, the 2018 State Attorney’s face in Florida is already in high gear when it comes to fundraising.

Hurricanes Leave Uncertainly In Florida Schools Enrollment

Oct 12, 2017
Carlos Giusti / Associated Press

The impact of hurricanes may be a complicating factor as lawmakers try to figure out how many students are in Florida's public schools this year and how many might show up next year.

Nursing Homes Can Seek Variances From Generator Rules

Oct 12, 2017
NICK TOMECEK / NORTHWEST FLORIDA DAILY NEWS VIA AP

Shortly before attorneys for the state prepared to defend emergency regulations calling for nursing homes and assisted living facilities to have generators that can power air-conditioning systems, Gov. Rick Scott's administration Thursday released a new emergency rule that lays out a variance process for facilities that cannot comply with the requirements.

House Panel Backs Red-Light Camera Repeal In Florida

Oct 11, 2017
Genesis12 / Wikimedia Commons

The House is on a fast track to try to repeal Florida's red-light camera law, with the Appropriations Committee on Tuesday voting to back elimination of the devices by July 1, 2021.

U.S. Supreme Court Wades Into The Florida And Georgia Water War

Oct 10, 2017
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The legal fight between Florida and Georgia over water flow into the Apalachicola River will move before the full U.S. Supreme Court.

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