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Gov. Rick Scott gave a State of the State speech Tuesday that was as much a Florida history lesson as it was a vision for the state’s future — telling lawmakers he wants more tax cuts, more money for education and more affordable college tuition.
Ocala-based scientist plans to begin government-funded simulation in June. The simulation will examine the trust humans have in robots.
The City of Wildwood is facing a potential class-action lawsuit from residents over a user fee in their water bills from 2005 to 2011.
Families who have lost loved ones in the military are not receiving death benefits during the government shut down.
Gov. Rick Scott signed the Let Kids Be Kids bill to allow foster parents to make decisions for their children. The bill will take effect July 1 and will give foster children a sense of normalcy.
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee approved a bill Tuesday requiring online companies to pay sales tax on purchases made by Florida residents. The bill aims to equalize taxes for local businesses and online companies.
State Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda proposed a 7 percent pay raise for state employees and government professionals. Funding would come from the current budget surplus as well as more efficiently collecting taxes.