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Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Five to the Pasco-Hernando State College District Board of Trustees

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Five to the Pasco-Hernando State College District Board of Trustees

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Nicole Newlon and the reappointment of Jeff Harrington, Lee Maggard, John Mitten, and Rebecca Schulkowski to the Pasco-Hernando State College District Board of Trustees.   Nicole Newlon Newlon is an Attorney at Johnson, Newlon & DeCort, P.A. and is a former City Commissioner for […]

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Governor DeSantis Signs Two Bills and Vetoes One Bill

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Five to the Pasco-Hernando State College District Board of Trustees

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills:   CS/CS/HB 1121 – Florida Retirement System CS/SB 1416 – Dissolution of Marriage   To view the transmittal letters, click here and here.   The Governor vetoed the following bill today:   CS/CS/SB 1188 – Contract Liability   To view the veto transmittal letter, […]

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Florida law affects contractor licenses in Miami-Dade County

Florida law affects contractor licenses in Miami-Dade County

If you’re a contractor working in Miami-Dade County under a specialty license, House Bill 1383 may affect the way you acquire a license in Miami-Dade County. Previously, HB735, passed by the Florida legislature, would’ve preempted several construction trades from being licensed by Miami-Dade County, effective July 1, 2023. However, HB1383 extends this deadline to July […]

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Tampa Drug Trafficking Leader Sentenced To More Than 21 Years In Federal Prison

Jacksonville Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Create And Distribute Animal Crush Videos

Tampa, FL – United States District Judge Charlene Edwards Honeywell has sentenced Edward Verdi-Bruno, (31, Tampa) to 21 years and 8 months in federal prison for conspiracy and delivery of controlled substances. Verdi-Bruno had pleaded guilty on March 29, 2023. According to court documents, Verdi-Bruno led a drug trafficking organization operating from a car wash […]

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Gossip Stone TV Announces the Arrival of Isa Bagirov, the Master Mentalist for the “Hypno Challenge” Show

Gossip Stone TV Announces the Arrival of Isa Bagirov, the Master Mentalist for the “Hypno Challenge” ShowDo you believe in the power of the mind? Brace yourself for an extraordinary journey into the realm of hypnosis and mentalism as Gossip Stone TV proudly presents their latest addition to the “Hypno Challenge” show. The highly acclaimed and world-renowned mentalist, Isa Bagirov, hailing from Azerbaijan, will be mesmerizing audiences with his unparalleled skills […]

Jacksonville Convicted Felon Sentenced To Eight Years For Narcotics And Firearm Possession

Jacksonville Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Create And Distribute Animal Crush Videos

Jacksonville, Florida – U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard has sentenced Johnny Deangelo White (46, Jacksonville) to eight years and four months in federal prison for possessing with the intent to distribute fentanyl and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense. He had pleaded guilty in March 2023. According to court documents, […]

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Orlando Man Who Destroyed Hard Drive Pleads Guilty To Distributing And Possessing Child Sex Abuse Materials

Jacksonville Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Create And Distribute Animal Crush Videos

Orlando, Florida – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that Christopher Tristan McKie (38, Orlando) has pleaded guilty to distribution and possession of child sex abuse material. McKie faces a minimum mandatory term of 5 years, up to 20 years, in federal prison for the distribution offense and up to 20 years in federal […]

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Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty To Trying To Buy Two Firearms

Jacksonville Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Create And Distribute Animal Crush Videos

Jacksonville, FL – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that Byron Jones, Jr. (34, Jacksonville) has pleaded guilty to making a false statement to a federally licensed firearms dealer during the attempted purchase of two firearms. Jones faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison. According to court documents, Jones completed an […]

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Multi-Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty To Possessing Firearm

Jacksonville Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Create And Distribute Animal Crush Videos

Tampa, Florida – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that Terrence Thompson (42, Sarasota) has pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. Thompson faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set. According to court documents, on December 9, 2022, deputies from […]

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WPB to Host 4th on Flagler with “Stars and Stripes in Paradise” theme

WPB to Host 4th on Flagler with “Stars and Stripes in Paradise” themeJune 29, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:                 Meredith Westheimer Phone: (561) 213-8192 Email: [email protected]  Contact:                 Stephanie Carrillo Phone: (786) 294-5127 Email: [email protected]  Contact: Diane Papadakos Phone: (561) 822-1411 (TTY: 800-955-8771) Email: [email protected]  City of West Palm Beach to Host Annual Independence Day Celebration— 4th on Flagler – with “Stars and Stripes in Paradise” […]