FLORIDA SUPREME COURT HEARS ARGUMENTS OVER REDISTRICTING
The high court will hear from lawyers representing the Legislature and groups that contend new districts for the state Senate and Congress violate the law. The decision by the Supreme Court could play a pivotal role in the final outcome of the lawsuit that seeks to overturn the current districts.
HOMELAND SECURITY TRAINING IN KEY WEST
More than a dozen local, state and federal agencies are participating in a homeland-security exercise led by the U.S. Coast Guard. The exercises will be used to see if the agencies, including the FBI and TSA, are prepared to respond to a homeland-security-related incident.
DCF INKS DEAL WITH NEW VENDOR FOR ELECTRONIC FOOD STAMPD
Officials with the Department of Children and Families say the deal will save the state $21 million over the next three years. Purchases with the food stamp EBT debit cards will be available starting on Monday.
TWO MORE DIE FROM INJURIES SUFFERED IN CHURCH VAN CRASH
That raises the death toll to three in the crash in southwest Florida after their van rolled when a tire blew out. The Seventh-Day Adventist group was headed from Broward County to Tampa on Saturday.
DOLPHINS WIN BUT BUCS, JAGS LOSE
The Miami Dolphins improved to 2-0 with a 24-20 win over the Colts in Indianapolis. The Tampa Buccaneers dropped a last-second thriller for the second-straight week, falling 16-14 at home to the New Orleans Saints on a field goal as time expired. The Jacksonville Jaguars' offense is still a mess as the team fell to 0-2 after a 19-9 loss in Oakland to the Raiders.