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Obama, Biden announce millions for job training

Hoping to help close the gap between workers' skills and the needs of businesses, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced he's putting hundreds of millions toward job training programs that produce highly skilled workers.

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Venezuelan students partaking in protests go to Washington

Five Venezuelan college students partaking in ongoing protests travel to Washington to share their plight with Congress. They want to see the U.S. impose and sustain sanctions against Venezuela.

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American prisoner starts hunger strike in Cuba

American contractor Alan Gross starts a hunger strike in a Cuban prison, expressing frustration over inaction to secure his release.

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Scott's former chief campaign fundraiser speaks

Coral Gables billionaire Michael B. "Mike" Fernandez, who has stayed out of the public spotlight since resigning as Gov. Rick Scott's chief campaign fundraiser, tries to downplay his differences with the Scott campaign.

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Fla. Gov. signs tougher sexual predator measures

Rick Scott signed four bills Tuesday that will keep the most violent sexual offenders locked up longer and close loopholes in a law that allows the state to send predators to a high-security treatment center even after they've finished their prison…

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Scott sending petition urging sanctions against Venezuela

Gov. Rick Scott is sending a petition to the president pushing for sanctions in Venezuela.

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Lawmakers extol virtues of medical pot

A bipartisan trio of state lawmakers is convinced the initiative to bring medical marijuana to Florida will pass in the fall, but they are intent on passing legislation this session that would legalize a marijuana-based extract for children with…

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Geography influences redistricting in Fla.

Florida is a politically divided state. The Republicans have won the last four gubernatorial elections, but the Democrats have carried the state in the last two presidential elections. One U.S. senator is a Republican, while the other is a Democrat.…

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Sheriff’s political machine aims at Local 10

The sheriff's office is displeased after Local 10's reports of an incident Friday.

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Jeb Bush for president? 'Later this year'

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tells Local 10's Christina Vazquez he intends to announce whether he will run for president "later this year."

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