Aggregated Florida News Articles
- Human Remains Discovered in Jars Underneath Home
Police are investigating several jars of human remains found Monday underneath a Florida woman’s house. ...
Erin Coates. Western Journal. Sun, 23 Feb 2020 07:30:21 +0000.
- Sunday Real Estate: Most Expensive Homes In Florida
Break out the caviar and the vichyssoise. Sunday Real Estate goes in search of the most expensive homes around Florida.
Paul Scicchitano. Patch. Sat, 22 Feb 2020 21:18:36 -0500.
- National Margarita Day 2020: Deals At FL Bars, Restaurants
National Margarita Day is Saturday, Feb. 22. Celebrate by taking advantage of deals at stores and restaurants in Florida.
Deb Belt. Patch. Sat, 22 Feb 2020 15:44:33 -0500.
- Dunkin' accused of giving bloody order to Florida couple in drive-thru
Magela and Rodrigo Esquivel say they were horrified by the shocking discovery.
Gerren Keith Gaynor. Fox News. Sat, 22 Feb 2020 16:58:58 GMT.
- Mother, 69, accused of torturing and murdering her adopted daughter, 10, pleads guilty
Carmen Barahona, 69, pleaded guilty in a Florida court on Friday to the 2011 murder of her daughter Nubia Barahona and will testify against her husband Jorge in exchange for a life sentence.
Daily Mail. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 22:09:23 GMT.
- Family releases statement following Florida crash that claimed lives of 4 loved ones
The Tuesday crash near Disney World killed Julie Smith, 41, of Whitman; her mother, 76-year-old Josephine Fay; and two of her children, 5-year-old Scarlett and 11-year-old Jaxon.
Dialynn Dwyer. Boston Globe. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 17:29:41 +0000.
- Ultimate Software CEO to step down following mega merger
The company is expected to hire "hundreds" in South Florida following the deal.
Emon Reiser. American City Business Journals. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 17:16:21 +0000.
- Customs officer guns down wife and children in likely murder-suicide: Sheriff
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer shot and killed his family at their Florida home before turning the gun on himself, authorities said.
ABC News. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:00:49 -0500.
- Florida Cancer Specialists to move out of New Port Richey offices, build new center in Trinity
The cancer center is one of several underway in Pasco County.
Veronica Brezina-smith. American City Business Journals. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 16:53:23 +0000.
- Former South Florida Kicker Marvin Kloss Developing Tampa-Based Pharmaceutical Delivery Platform
A negative experience in obtaining medications led former University of South Florida kicker Marvin Kloss to develop a delivery platform that will connect customers and smaller pharmacies.
By Tom Layberger, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 13:51:45 +0000.
- Some In Rural Florida Want Officials To Change Direction On Toll Roads
To prepare for more development, lawmakers in Florida are commissioning new toll roads through rural areas. But some communities are pushing back. "We don't need this toll road," one resident says.
Greg Allen. NPR. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 05:00:57 -0500.
- 2 friends leaving exclusive private island die when their Mercedes mysteriously slides off ferry
On a typical day, the ferry ride from Miami Beach to neighboring Fisher Island takes less than 10 minutes. ...
Washington Post. Boston Globe. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 02:37:16 +0000.
- Florida Passes Bill Requiring Minors to Get Permission on Abortion
The Florida House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill that would require girls under the age of 18 to get permission from a parent or legal guardian before receiving an abortion, WTSP reports.
Newsmax. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 20:48:37 EDT.
- Miami Area Hotels Scored Big During Super Bowl LIV
Carter Wilson, STR senior VP of consulting & analytics, said Super Bowl LIV hotel metrics were the highest compared to Super Bowl weekends in other cities since 2011.
By Francisco Alvarado, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:31:34 +0000.
- Melania Trump given 'Woman of Distinction' award at Florida Christian college
First lady Melania Trump received Palm Beach Atlantic University's Woman of Distinction award Wednesday.
Ap. ABC News. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:21:39 +0000.
- Florida ferry accident shocks residents: "This has never happened"
A car driven by a 63-year-old woman rolled off the front of the ferry into a channel more than 50 feet deep.
CBS News. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:13:00 -0500.
Florida Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Florida as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||20,612,439||1.82|
|July 1, 2015||20,244,914||1.79|
|July 1, 2014||19,888,741||1.57|
|July 1, 2013||19,582,022||1.23|
|July 1, 2012||19,344,156||1.29|
|July 1, 2011||19,096,952||1.31|
|July 1, 2010||18,849,098|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Florida was 18,801,310.
In 2008, the estimated population of Florida was 18,328,340, whereas
in 2006, the population of Florida was about 18,019,093.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Florida's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Florida
web page. For maps of Florida,
visit this Florida Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Tallahassee, Florida .
Florida newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Florida
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