Tag Archives: Bright Futures

In The News: Businesses Benefit Low Gas Prices, Woman Arrested After Bogus 911 Call, Gov. Scott Declares November ‘Hire A Veteran Month’

By on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 1:29 pm

Small businesses are saving money on gasoline due to lower prices and spending that money elsewhere. A Gainesville woman was arrested for making a fake 911 call reporting that she had been shot. Rick Scott declared November as “Hire a Veteran” month on Veteran’s Day. The state university system is beginning to examine aspects of college affordability as a response to a request for more financial aid and cuts in Bright Futures.

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E-Cigarettes May Not Aid Quitting, Study On Nitrates In Florida Springs, Florida Neglects Healthcare Transparency, Bright Futures Criteria Under Investigation

By on March 25th, 2014 | Last updated: March 25, 2014 at 11:49 am

Electronic cigarettes may not help people stop smoking: study – A study by the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at the University of California found that smokers who used e-cigarettes were no more likely to quit smoking after […]

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Veterans, Undocumented Students Campaign For In-State Tuition

By on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 1:09 pm

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Veterans and undocumented students are pushing for a change in the state policy that forces them to pay out-of-state tuition. The FSU Veterans Center, UF Students for a Democratic Society and CHISPAS UF are protesting the current policy.

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Changes to Bright Futures scholarships will affect college funding for minorities

By and on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 3:30 pm

Changes to the requirements for Bright Futures scholarship dispersion will affect minority students starting July 1, 2014.

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In the News: Searching for kidnappers, Thatcher dead, Anti-Semitic attacks surge, Bright Futures change

By on April 8th, 2013 | Last updated: April 8, 2013 at 11:24 am

Still no sign of kidnapped Hakken boys or parents – Authorities are still searching for Joshua Hakken, his wife Sharyn, and their two boys Cole and Chase. Hakken is accused of kidnapping his two sons and is thought to be […]

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In the News: attempted murder charge, Internet cafe ban, Bright Futures changes, Taliban attack

By on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 3, 2013 at 1:37 pm

Florida to ban Internet cafes – Florida Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott plan to ban Internet cafes and senior arcades that use gift cards as prizes. The ban is a response to an investigation into the Allied Veterans of the […]

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