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Starting in August, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles will begin to issue the new Florida driver license and ID card. [Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles]

New Florida driver's licenses -- and new security features -- coming in August

A new look is coming to Florida driver's licenses and ID cards with new security measures. Starting in August, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles will issue new IDs that will include security features designed to crack down on the production of fake driver's licenses. "This is the most secu …


Florida kind of looks like a gun, doesn't it?

Adam Putnam is crushin on the NRA

Just in case anyone doesn't know it yet, Adam Putnam sure likes the NRA....


Recycling, especially Rick Baker's record on opposing it while mayor, may surface in tonight's televised debate

Recycling could become the latest issue dividing the two Ricks in tonight's St. Pete mayoral debate

ST. PETERSBURG — When Mayor Rick Kriseman and former Mayor Rick Baker go head-to-head in tonight’s televised debate, they’ll likely tangle over the city’s sewage crisis....


The Pinellas County School Board meets in August 2015 at district headquarters in Largo.

Florida education news: #HB7069 lawsuits, budgets, teacher's union tussle and more

#HB7069 LAWSUIT: The tally of Florida school boards taking legal action against the state has risen to five. On Tuesday three school boards from Bay, Lee and Volusia counties voted to join the lawsuit with Broward and St. Lucie school boards that challenges the controversial education bill, House Bill 7069. The Miami-Dade School Board and Polk County School Board could be next to join, too. Pinellas County School Board's attorney David Koperski on Tuesday evening said those school boards have pooled $95,000 together, which may be enough to cover legal expenses. Pinellas is expected to make a decision on whether to join the lawsuit by August 15....