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In the News: Excessive TV Consumption Dangerous For Children, Former Governor Releases Job Proposals, Celebrating National Cheeseburger Day, Father Of Pot-Smuggler To Discuss Marijuana Legalization

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 2:36 pm

Two hours of daily screen time for children can be dangerous – Based on a national study, children watching more than two hours of television a day  may lead to lower grades, sleep troubles and worse social skills. Forty-five minutes [...]

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In the News: Alexandria Chery Murder, Hubble Discoveries, U.S. Military Hacked, Fla. Better Educated, O.C. Courthouse Evacuated

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 10:20 am

Alexandria Chery murder: Mom’s boyfriend set for hearing today – The ex-boyfriend of Alexandria Chery’s mom is scheduled to appear in court today for charges of first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse and tampering with evidence. Orlando Sentinel Hubble Discovers Supermassive Black [...]

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In the News: VA Research Awarded Grant, Iraq War Veteran Sues Fla., Winter Park Autistic Residents Abused, Adrian Peterson NFL Suspension, Florida Universities Need $45 Million for Bright Futures

By on September 17th, 2014 | Last updated: September 17, 2014 at 4:02 pm

VA, UF using $4.5 million grant for brain research – After receiving a $4.5 million, five-year grant, the National Veterans Affairs Brain Rehabilitation Research Center put on an open house to display their ongoing work. Studies included research on the [...]

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In the News: Overturned Semi Blocks Traffic on 39th Avenue, Mystery Man in Rick Scott Attack Ad Revealed, Largo Commissioner Uses City iPad Inappropriately

By on September 17th, 2014 | Last updated: September 17, 2014 at 10:48 am

Load shifts, semi overturns on 39th Avenue – A load shift caused a semi-truck to overturn on 39th Avenue late Tuesday afternoon, blocking westbound traffic until the truck was towed and sending fluid pouring down the road. No one was injured. [...]

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In the News: Orlando Pulls Nuclear Plant Funding, Gas Prices Continue to Fall, Snails Invade Broward

By on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 15, 2014 at 1:49 pm

Orlando moves to dump stake in Duke’s nuke plant – Orlando joins many others in selling stakes in beleaguered Duke nuclear plant, that could be decommissioned as late as 2074. The Orlando Sentinel Oil, gas prices drop again; more falling [...]

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In the News: Crist supports transit, Plakon leads in HD 29, Fl sales revenue drops, Tax hikes compensate spending cuts

By and on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 15, 2014 at 11:31 am

Charlie Crist announces support for Greenlight Pinellas – The November Greenlight Pinellas transit proposal now has Charlie Crist’s support. During a stop at a Sunday campaign in St Petersburg, he said Greenlight facilitates transportation. SaintPetersBlog New poll gives Scott Plakon [...]

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In The News: Scott Leads Over Crist in Poll, Fl Prison Guards Arrested, Ohio School Shooter Caught

By on September 12th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 11:26 am

NY Times/YouGov poll: Rick Scott 46%, Charlie Crist 43% – SaintPetersBlog – In the latest New York Times/YouGov poll tracking the Florida governor’s race, current Gov. Rick Scott leads with 46 percent of the vote, compared to Charlie Crist’s 43 [...]

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In The News: Oscar Pistorius cleared of murder charges, Florida homeowners face special foreclosure, Lake Mary middle schooler found dead after suicide, Bond villain ‘Jaws’ dies

By on September 11th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 10:51 am

Oscar Pistorius cleared of murder charges – South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was cleared of all murder charges of his girlfriend after a 41-day trial. Orlando Sentinel Florida homeowners face special foreclosure court pressured to clear [...]

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In The News: Obama Urged to Talk Syria, Women’s Groups Protest Congressman, State Senator for FSU President, Waldo Police Corporal Resigns

By , , and on September 10th, 2014 | Last updated: September 10, 2014 at 3:32 pm

Florida congressional delegation urges Obama to outline Syria plan in speech tonight – President Obama will address the nation tonight at 9 p.m., and Florida lawmakers say they expect a concise plan outlining U.S. action to defeat ISIS. Some are worried, [...]

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In the News: Florida Universities Search for President, Judge Vacates Gay Marriage Ruling, Florida Releases Prison Death Data, Americans Feel Unsafe

By and on September 10th, 2014 | Last updated: September 10, 2014 at 10:46 am

Florida’s Big 3 universities search for new presidents – The University of Florida, Florida State University and now the University of Miami are all searching for new presidents. Miami Herald Broward judge vacates gay marriage ruling – After declaring Florida’s [...]

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