First Read: Back To School, For The First Time

Duval County students returned Monday for the start of another school year. Governor Rick Scott has named the president of a Key West real-estate development company to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, replacing the former chairma…

Duval County students returned Monday for the start of another school year. Governor Rick Scott has named the president of a Key West real-estate development company to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, replacing the former chairman who announced last week he is stepping down after 12 years on the board. With the end of a special session looming, state lawmakers scrambled on Friday to agree on a new congressional map for Florida but failed to make any headway, leaving the door open for the state Supreme Court to redraw borders.