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In a new national poll, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson is the choice of 26 percent of Republican primary voters, putting him 4 percentage points ahead of Donald Trump.
Sen. Marco Rubio received 8 percent while former Gov. Jeb Bush got 7 percent. Today we're asking Florida Insiders about the state of the 2016 race after the rough week Bush has had. Watch for updates on The Buzz.
A day after a registered sex offender was found driving a van full of schoolchildren despite not having a valid license, police say they are conferring with prosecutors to determine if further charges are warranted. Arnette Harrington, 57, was pulled over Monday morning at 7:55 a.m. at 20th Avenue S and 51st Street.
A South Carolina sheriff has asked the Justice Department and the FBI to investigate after a video showed one of his deputies tossing a female high school student out of her desk and dragging her across the floor.
University of South Florida police are investigating three separate incidents on campus where men flashed their genitals at female students, all within a week of each other.
Mystery surrounds the largest donor to a rival solar power ballot initiative that's backed by utility companies. A group calling itself "Let's Preserve the American Dream" gave $200,000 to the utility-backed Consumers for Smart Solar, but it won't reveal who its supporters are.