- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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JURORS AWARD MAN SHOT BY DEPUTY $23.1 MILLION

The six-woman, two-man jury ruled after 3½ hours of deliberation that Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Sgt. Adams Lin violated Dontrell Stephens’ civil rights when he shot him in September 2013.

FLORIDA HOUSE WANTS TO BAN SANCTUARY CITIES

The House on Wednesday voted 80-38 for the sweeping measure sponsored by Rep. Larry Metz. Florida is one of several states across the country considering similar bills.

MAN DIES AFTER STUMBLING INTO SCHOOL BUS

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office reports that 72-year-old Harry Wilson was walking along a Lutz street Tuesday afternoon when he moved off the sidewalk and into the roadway.

FLORIDA BILL WOULD ALLOW MILITARY FORCE TO KEEP OUT REFUGEES

The “Prevention of Acts of War” bill would let the governor designate so-called restricted people - those he determines are from countries where “invaders” live or train in preparation for an attack in the United States. That includes people coming to the United States from areas near those countries.

FLORIDA HOUSE WANTS SALES TAX HOLIDAYS, CUTS FOR BUSINESSES

A House panel on Wednesday approved a bill that contains roughly 20 tax cuts and tax credits. The measure calls for a 10-day, back-to-school sales tax holiday, as well as one-day holidays on computers, cellphones, rifles, tents and fishing supplies.

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