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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | The Latest: Florida judge sees no evidence of counting fraud

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The Latest on the Florida election recount of 2018 (all times local): Noon A Florida judge said he’s seen no evidence of wrongdoing in the vote-counting in Broward County and urged all sides to “ramp down the rhetoric.” Circuit Chief Judge Jack Tuter said during emergency hearing Monday that there is … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | The Latest: Florida judge sees no evidence of counting fraud

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | The Latest: Scott wants judge to impound voting machines

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The Latest on the Florida election recount of 2018 (all times local): 10 a.m. Gov. Rick Scott wants law enforcement to impound Broward County’s voting machines and ballots when they’re not being used during the Florida recount. Lawyers for Scott’s Senate campaign were asking Circuit Chief Judge Jack Tuter on Monday … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | The Latest: Scott wants judge to impound voting machines

TALLAHASSEE, Fla  | Florida staring at possibility of recounts in key races

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  — Florida faced the prospect of recounts in the razor-thin races for governor and U.S. Senate, potentially prolonging the battle over two of this year’s most-closely watched campaigns. In the governor’s race, Democrat Andrew Gillum’s campaign said Thursday it’s prepared for a possible recount. He conceded to Republican Ron DeSantis on Tuesday night, … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla  | Florida staring at possibility of recounts in key races

PANAMA CITY | The Latest: Florida psychiatric hospital ‘cut off’ by storm

PANAMA CITY, Fla.  — The Latest on the impact of Hurricane Michael’s destructive path across the southeastern U.S. (all times local): 6:35 p.m. State officials say Hurricane Michael left Florida’s largest psychiatric hospital “entirely cut off.” A spokesman with the Florida Department of Children and Families says Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee has been running … Continue reading PANAMA CITY | The Latest: Florida psychiatric hospital ‘cut off’ by storm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | The Latest: Trump calls Florida governor after mass shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Latest on a deadly mass shooting at a riverfront mall during a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida (all times local): 6:45 p.m. A Chicago man says people trampled each other while fleeing the gunfire that broke out at a Florida mall during a video game tournament. Twenty-year-old Marquis Williams says … Continue reading JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | The Latest: Trump calls Florida governor after mass shooting