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Category Archives: Florida
By Sean Stewart-Muniz on January 17th, 2014 | Last updated: January 17, 2014 at 7:43 pm
A Florida Bill could bring craft beer tastings to grocery stores alongside wine tastings.
By Heather van Blokland on January 11th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 1:24 pm
Controversy regarding whether to close the Eagle’s Nest Sink or not is stirring after a fatal cave-diving accident between a father and son.
By Heather van Blokland on January 9th, 2014 | Last updated: January 11, 2014 at 10:01 am
Cuts to the Farm Bill by Congress will threaten SNAP-Ed programs in Florida schools.
By Associated Press on January 1st, 2014 | Last updated: January 1, 2014 at 8:48 am
A federal court struck a Florida law requiring applicants for welfare benefits to undergo mandatory drug testing. Gov. Rick Scott has vowed to appeal the ruling.
By Daniela Guzman on December 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: December 18, 2013 at 8:44 am
Massad Ayoob, or Uncle Mas, as his pupils call him, is an NRA lifetime member, firearms instructor, part-time police officer, and self-defense expert. He started the second day of a 40-hour lesson on self-defense with a speech that waxed philosophical.
By Heather van Blokland on December 16th, 2013 | Last updated: December 18, 2013 at 10:42 am
More consumers are accepting of controversial genetically modified food, according to a new study by University of Florida’s IFAS Extension on consumer attitudes towards genetically modified food.
By Carla Bayron on December 16th, 2013 | Last updated: December 16, 2013 at 9:50 am
Proud adoptive families watched as their pets-to-be received AKC Canine Good Citizen Certificates at the The Paws On Parole 30th Academy Graduation ceremony on Friday morning.
By Joel Sebastianelli on December 10th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:37 pm
Nearly 150 years after the Battle of Olustee, there’s a new Civil War conflict between supporters and detractors of a proposed Union soldier memorial at Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park, the site of Florida’s biggest Civil War battle.
By Jorge Perez on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 9, 2013 at 8:41 am
Marion County Sheriff’s Office joins in on the efforts of helping local food pantries.