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Florida officials, leaders call for immigration consensus

Feb. 25, 2021 16:37 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Political and business leaders in Florida held a video call Thursday that included well-known elected officials and at least one federal lawmaker to send a message that there has never been better time to reach consensus in Washington to overhaul the immigration system. ...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Feb. 17, 2021 16:31 PM EST

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ Feb. 13 The Miami Herald on marking three years since the mass shooting at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School: The massacre at Marjory Stoneman...

Florida eye doctor gets clemency from Trump in health fraud

Jan. 21, 2021 10:46 AM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Dr. Salomon Melgen once held political fundraisers at his palatial Florida home, hung out with prominent Democrats including New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez and made millions of dollars through his eye care practice. The problem, according to...