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Military training may soon count in college

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TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers are fast-tracking legislation that would allow service members and veterans to receive college credits for their military training, with the goal of saving time and

Parental consent goes to Senate floor

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TALLAHASSEE — Girls under the age of 18 would need to get a parent’s permission before having an abortion in Florida under a bill that received its final Senate committee approval Wednesday.

Trump says he’s open to witnesses

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WASHINGTON — The US Senate plunged into President Donald Trump’s  impeachment trial with Republicans abandoning plans to fit opening arguments into two days but solidly rejecting for now Democratic

Arbor Day honoree is FDOT landscape pro

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At the Clubhouse on Isabella on Friday, the Lake City Garden Club hosted an Arbor Day reception to honor Ken Cheek, the District 2 landscape architect of the Florida Department of Transportation.

Genetic information bill gets quick backing

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Incoming House Speaker Chris Sprowls had little trouble Thursday convincing members of a House health-care panel to approve legislation that would prohibit life-insurance, long-term care insurance