Tag Archives: associated press

In The News: Florida Lawmakers vow DCF Funding, Ocoee City Hall Sinking, AP Pushes for Obama Coverage, Florida Senate Bans E-Cigarettes, Live Oak Police Chief Ordinance Unsigned

By on March 19th, 2014 | Last updated: March 19, 2014 at 2:27 pm

We’ll spend to reduce child deaths, Florida lawmakers vow –  A Florida House committee vowed Tuesday to increase funding for the Department of Children & Families. Esther Jacobo, interim secretary of the Department of Children & Families, said a Miami Herald series covering the deaths [...]

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Florida’s Bridges Stand Strong Compared to States Nationally

By on September 16th, 2013 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 4:41 pm

Florida ranks among the lowest for percentage of bridges considered structurally deficient, according to a recent report. Only 27 North Florida bridges are in the “structurally deficient” category.

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In the News: high local STD rate, state seeks $6 billion from BP, AP’s twitter hacked, U.S. revises sexual assault case procedures

By on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 11:53 am

Alachua County carries high STD rate in the state – The Florida Department of Health released data revealing that Alachua County residents have the fourth highest rate of sexually transmitted diseases in Florida. The Independent Florida Alligator Florida Attorney General seeks nearly [...]

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In the News: charity involved in illegal gambling, rape trial texts, Feb. foreclosure drop, food truck rally, Obama’s fuel plan

By on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 11:00 am

Fla. charity figures pumped $1M to politicians – An Associated Press investigation revealed more than $1 million has been given to politicians by a charity involved with illegal gambling. Ocala Star Banner Text messages at center of rape trial testimony [...]

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Pork shortage rumors have some squealing

By on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:51 pm

A British trade group’s pork shortage prediction has industry worried, but others look at the ongoing drought as the real problem.

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