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FLORIDA GOV. RICK SCOTT SAYS HE WON’T FORCE LEGISLATORS TO RETURN TO THE STATE CAPITOL

The Legislature ended its 12-day special session on Friday without reaching an agreement on new congressional districts for the state.

WOMAN DIES NEARLY A WEEK AFTER BEING RUN OVER BY A CAR SHE WAS TRYING TO JUMP-START

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office reports that 20-year-old Stesi Turin died Wednesday at Delray Medical Center.

MAN GUILTY OF KILLING EX-WIFE, NEW FINANCE AT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MARINA

A Lee County jury found 72-year-old Michael Spiegel guilty Friday of second-degree murder and arson. He faces a possible life sentence at a Sept. 28 hearing.

FLORIDA JOBLESS RATE DIPPED SLIGHTLY IN JUNE

The July unemployment rate was 5.4 percent, compared to 5.6 percent for the previous month. The state added 30,500 jobs last month, according to figures released Friday by the Department of Economic Opportunity.

NORTHEAST FLORIDA MAN CONVICTED OF KILLING HIS WIFE’S LOVER

A Duval County jury found 32-year-old Jason Michael Franklin guilty on Friday of first-degree murder. He faces a mandatory life sentence at a Sept. 23 hearing.


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