Category Archives: In the News

In The News: Gulf Coast Scallop Season Regulations Set, Disagreement On Santa Fe River No-Wake Rules, Carnival Granted License For Cuban Cruises, Ex-Disney Performer Died After Launching Fireworks

By and on July 7th, 2015 | Last updated: July 7, 2015 at 11:15 am

Gulf Coast scallop season’s here – Regulations set for the Florida Gulf Coast’s bay scallop season, which will run from June 27 to Sept. 24. The rules allow two gallons of whole bay scallops in shells or one pint of bay scallop […]

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In The News: SpaceX To Relaunch Soon, USWNT Wins World Cup, Gainesville Physician Remembered, New State School Board Director Selected

By on July 6th, 2015 | Last updated: July 6, 2015 at 10:31 am

SpaceX expected to be back in the launch game soon – SpaceX’s rocket exploded last week 27 miles above the Atlantic Ocean after launching from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Analysts expect the company to rebound quickly from the $60 […]

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In The News: Florida Receives $3.25 Billion in Settlement, Dog Saves Family From Fire, Orlando Cook Wins $50,000, Church Fire Likely Not Arson

By on July 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: July 3, 2015 at 11:00 am

Florida to Receive $3.25B from Gulf States’ Deepwater Horizon Settlement with BP – British oil company BP will pay $18.7 billion to the five Gulf Coast states affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to a settlement Thursday. […]

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In The News: Wards Creek Bridge Project In Progress, GRU Budget Includes Rate Increases, Unemployment Rate Falls, Japan Will Face U.S. Women’s Soccer In Final

By on July 2nd, 2015 | Last updated: July 2, 2015 at 11:15 am

Wards Creek Bridge replacement project well underway – The Wards Creek Bridge replacement project that started in August 2014 is scheduled to be completed this fall. The project includes a new bridge, turn lanes, guardrail, utility line replacement, traffic signals and pavement. […]

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Bear Hunt Permits To Be Available, U.S. And Cuba Reopen Embassies, Warm Gulf Waters Harbor Bacteria, U.S. Women’s Soccer Will Play In Final, Obama Bestows Overtime Pay

By and on July 1st, 2015 | Last updated: July 1, 2015 at 11:26 am

Florida bear hunt permits – Bear-hunting permits will be available Aug. 3 for Florida’s first bear hunt in more than 20 years. The hunt, approved last week by a 5-1 vote of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, is […]

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In The News: Greece misses IMF debt payment, former FSU mascot killed, Jeb Bush to release tax returns, Florida small business confidence slows

By on June 30th, 2015 | Last updated: June 30, 2015 at 10:37 am

Greece to miss IMF debt payment and bailout to expire – Greece is set to be the first developed nation to not pay its debts to the IMF on time, and the European part of the nation’s international bailout expires […]

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In The News: Florida Appoints First Female Auditor General, Global Stocks Plunge, Puerto Rico Can’t Pay Debt, New Laws Go Into Effect

By on June 29th, 2015 | Last updated: June 29, 2015 at 11:16 am

Florida to swear in first female state auditor general – Sherrill Norman will be sworn in as Florida’s first female Auditor General on Wednesday. Appointed by the Joint Legislative Auditing Committee, Norman has worked for the auditor general for the […]

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In The News: Woman On New $10 Bill; USF Professor Featured On “Dateline”; Brian Williams Demoted; Confederate Flag License Plates Not Free Speech

By and on June 19th, 2015 | Last updated: June 19, 2015 at 3:43 pm

Much More Than 2 Cents About a Woman on the $10 Bill – Social media users have offered ideas and critiques about which woman should be the new face of the $10 bill, replacing Andrew Jackson. The new note will not […]

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June 18, 2015: News In 90

By on June 18th, 2015 | Last updated: June 18, 2015 at 5:55 pm

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In The News: Wil Myers To Miss Eight Weeks, St. Johns County Sales Tax Increase, Polk Sheriff Judd Preaches In Uniform, Prayer Vigil Set For Charleston Shooting Victims

By on June 18th, 2015 | Last updated: June 18, 2015 at 11:16 am

Former Ray Wil Myers to miss two months with wrist injury – The San Diego Padres announced Wednesday that former Tampa Bay Ray player, Wil Myers, will undergo surgery on his left wrist. Myers will likely miss eight weeks. SaintPetersBlog St. Johns County […]

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