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Dara Kam - News Service of Florida

Dara reports for the News Service of Florida, a wire service to which WUFT News subscribes.

Justices Overturn Decades-Old Death Sentence

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a new trial for a convicted killer who has spent more than four decades on Death Row for a racially charged murder during civil unrest in the Jacksonville area. The unanimous decision — a rarity in death penalty cases in which convictions are …

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Judge Blasts Health Officials Over Pot Scorecards

Saying they did not follow their own rules, an administrative law judge scalded state health officials for the method used to grant highly coveted medical-marijuana licenses to nurseries last fall. Administrative Law Judge John Van Laningham also made clear that he intends to recommend that the Department of Health issue …

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Push Continues For Florida Lethal Injection Details

Lawyers representing Arizona Death Row inmates aren’t backing down from a battle with Florida corrections officials over the release of documents related to execution drugs, part of a drawn-out challenge to Arizona’s lethal-injection process. The Florida Department of Corrections is refusing to release the documents, arguing that the information is …

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