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News 4 JAX: FBI urges caution after latest ISIS threat
After ISIS released a video message over the weekend calling for followers to “rise up”and kill intelligence officers, police officers, soldiers and civilians, the FBI issued a bulletin for all law enforcement agencies to be on alert.
FCN: A Deluge to a Dense Fog Advisory
I’m meteorologist Mike Prangley. We picked up a months worth of rain in one afternoon from Hastings to Marineland.
Miami Herald: Gas prices continue to drop
With the price of oil on a “steep decline,” South Florida drivers will continue to see relief at the pump, said Mark Jenkins, spokesman for AAA
Pilot OnLine: Navy SEAL dies during parachute training in Florida
A Navy SEAL died Saturday morning during a parachute training exercise in Florida, the Navy confirmed Monday.
News-Journal: Volunteer Florida announces over $900K in FEMA grants
Volunteer Florida announced the approval of an over $905,000 in FEMA grants to provide disaster case management services and assist victims of the spring 2014 flooding in the Florida Panhandle.
News-Journal: 5 Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 13
Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
Jacksonville.com: Florida Chamber of Commerce report backs Medicaid expansion
The Florida Chamber of Commerce is joining the growing list of business groups that say it is time for the Legislature to accept federal dollars to reduce the number of uninsured Floridians.
Sun Sentinel: Florida must finally act on real prison reform
Florida’s Senate Criminal Justice Committee met last week to discuss ways to improve the state’s prison system in the wake of suspicious inmate deaths and allegations of torture and medical neglect by Department of Corrections employees and private contractors.
Orlando Sentinel: Florida may expand medical-marijuana law
Floridians can expect the Legislature to ponder expanding the state’s new medical marijuana law to allow for more potent pot that would treat other illnesses, but lawmakers might first wait to carry out the statute the state already has.
InsuranceNews.net: Florida’s same-sex spouses get insurance, retirement benefits
Jan. 12–A growing number of Florida’s employers are racing to provide coverage to the gay and lesbian spouses of their employees after the state on Tuesday lifted its ban on same-sex marriage.
WCTV: Valdosta Mayor And Council Set Goals For Coming Year
Valdosta, GA – A new year has come, and along with it, a new set of goals for The City of Valdosta.
WCTV: FSU Board of Trustees Talk Lawsuit, Negative Press, & Achievements
FSU’s president says the university will fight back against a lawsuit filed by the woman who claims quarterback Jameis Winston raped her.
WJHG: Senate Set to Stage High Profile Keystone XL Debate
In the first big fight between the new Republican-controlled Congress and the White House, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is hosting a high profile, drawn out debate over the keystone pipeline.
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