Trump launches re-election bid before jam-packed arena, vows to ‘Keep America Great’

President Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday night before a jam-packed crowd in Orlando’s Amway Center arena and quickly unloaded on the media organizations and government actors he said tried their hardest with “everything they had” to bring … Read More

Voting lawsuits piling up after Florida midterms

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As manual recounts get underway in Florida Thursday, lawsuits challenging what votes should be counted and how long counties have to count them have been piling up for days. Since Saturday, more than 10 major legal motions have been filed. … Read More

Florida adopts wide package of gun laws, while Washington stalls

Washington (CNN) Less than a month after a gunman stormed a Florida high school and killed 17 people, the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature passed sweeping legislation this week to combat gun violence, acting at a rapid pace as students demanded that lawmakers … Read More

17 killed in mass shooting at high school in Parkland, Florida

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At least 17 people were killed when a teen opened fire with a semiautomatic rifle at a high school in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday afternoon, officials said. Fourteen others were wounded, five of whom suffering life-threatening injuries, hospital officials said. … Read More

U.S. braces for potentially large numbers of evacuees from Puerto Rico

It has been a trying week for Satellite Beach resident Erika Rodriguez as she’s continued to reach out to Puerto Rico, hoping to hear from family members struggling in the catastrophic aftermath of Hurricane Maria. With much of the island … Read More

More than 12 million without power in Florida as Hurricane Irma’s effects linger

MIAMI — As Hurricane Irma dissipated into a tropical storm on Monday, Florida’s residents emerged to streets littered with debris and downed trees while nearly two-thirds of the state was left without electricity. The once-powerful storm left trailer homes sliced … Read More

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