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Florida's Agriculture and Natural Resources Industries Stay Strong Post-Recession

A new study from the University of Florida reveals Florida's agricultural and natural resources industries still remain strong and continue to improve, even after the recession. Along with the related food industries they provided a whopping $104 billion impact on the state in 2011.

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NRA Responds to Eric Holder: 'Self-Defense is a Fundamental Human Right'

The National Rifle Association has been keeping quiet in the wake of the George Zimmerman trial, but broke its silence Wednesday after Attorney General Eric Holder criticized "Stand Your Ground" law before the NAACP Convention in Orlando on Tuesday.

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Drone Crashes, Shuts Down Florida Highway

A U.S. military drone plane crashed and exploded Wednesday morning at Tyndall Air Force Base, located about 12 miles east of Panama City. The QF-4 drone plane crashed on the drone runway while taking off, forcing base officials to shut down US 98 through the base. The highway is expected to remain closed for 24 hours.

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FAU: 'Jesus Stomp' Exercise Isn't Going Anywhere

The 'Jesus Stomp' exercise that caused controversy at Florida Atlantic University during the 2012-2013 academic year will stay on campus. The exercise, which required students to write the name 'Jesus' on a piece of paper and step on it, will still be part of the recommended exercises in the classroom textbook, "Intercultural Communication: A Contextual Approach."

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Voters Like Coal Industry More than the EPA

According to a new Rasmussen Reports poll, more American voters view the U.S. coal industry more favorably than the Environmental Protection Agency, and Americans are split on whether President Barack Obama has plans to kill the agency.

Fifty-one percent of American voters said they viewed the coal industry at least somewhat favorably, and only 29 percent of voters view the coal industry unfavorably. Thirty-five percent of voters have a favorable opinion of the EPA.

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Homelessness Rate Drops in Florida

The number of homeless people living in Florida has dropped 17.5 percent, according to a press release from the Department of Children and Families published Monday. In 2012, 55,000 Floridians were homeless during a one-day count; in 2013, just over 45,000 Floridians were living with no permanent residency -- a sign that Florida's economy is improving.

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Zimmerman Juror Cancels Book Deal

A juror in the George Zimmerman case, known as juror B-37, has dropped her plans to write a book on her account of the case. Buzz had been swirling yesterday after the juror spoke with CNN's Anderson Cooper at length about the trial. The juror's literary agent, Sharlene Martin, had announced B-37's plans to co-author a book with her husband, who is an attorney.

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Voters Lack Confidence in Obamacare

A new Rasmussen Reports poll shows more than half of likely American voters lack confidence in President Barack Obama's health care law and believe it will only add to the deficit and cost far more than expected.The health care law provides subsidies for low-income Americans who don't have insurance access from their employer.

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Prosecution and Defense Continue to Battle After Zimmerman's Acquittal

The prosecution and the defense have had a vigorous back-and-forth since George Zimmerman's acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin, with both sides weighing in on the other's handling of the case.

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State Rejects Dozier Exhumation Request

Monday brought another speedbump in the exhumation of possible bodies at the Dozier School for Boys, as the permit sought to exhume bodies by the team of researchers from the University of South Florida was denied.

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