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Florida’s Budget, New Laws Begin July 1

Florida State Capitol (Jenn Greiving / Creative Commons)

Starting Friday, clergy who don't want to marry same-sex couples will have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more choice over where they play sports or study, and local governments won't be able to regulate the use of Styrofoam containers. Those are among the 159 new laws that will go into effect in Florida on July 1. The laws range from the latest record-setting state budget to a public records exemption for taped, mixed-martial arts bouts.

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FDLE Report on Dentmond Shooting Nearly Complete

Robert Dentmond's yearbook photo from Buchholz High School.

Investigators from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) recently met with 8th Judicial Circuit State’s Attorney William Cervone, Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell and Gainesville Police Chief Tony Jones to present the current standing of their investigation into the March 20, 2016 officer involved shooting of Robert Lee Dentmond.

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Law Enforcement Warn Floridians About New “Super” Drugs

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Attorney General Pam Bondi are warning Floridians about a new “super pill” in the state that contains deadly amounts of fentanyl now being mixed with other drugs. According to FDLE, counterfeit drugs have been found in which fentanyl is mixed with otherwise legal …

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