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Senate Higher Ed Bills Pass Committee

UF Stadium, The Swamp

Two bills passed in a unanimous vote Monday that would lead to wide-ranging changes in the state's higher-education system, including an expansion of Bright Futures scholarships, block tuition for universities and stronger requirements for students to graduate on time.

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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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