By Daniela Mencos on February 19th, 2014 | Last updated: February 19, 2014 at 10:52 am
State Education Board approves Common Core tweaks during meeting – The state Board of Education approved revisions to the Common Core Standards, which outlines what Florida students should know at each grade level. State Education Commissioner Pam Stewart proposed enacting a simple [...]
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By Daniela Mencos on January 29th, 2014 | Last updated: January 29, 2014 at 10:58 am
Obama calls for action, with or without Congress – President Barack Obama urged for support in speeding up economic growth and strengthening the American working class in 2014 during his State of the Union address Tuesday. CNN.com Winter storm watch in effect [...]
By Sam Burroughs on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 1:04 pm
Shutdown: Florida lawmakers feud – Members of Florida’s congressional delegation began the first day of the government shutdown by temporarily laying off their own staffers. While some kept their full staff, others asked to have their annual salary be withheld [...]
A select group of North Florida agencies and programs are feeling the effects of the government shutdown.
By Viana Bhagan on August 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: August 22, 2013 at 4:21 pm
According to Yoho, because United States foreign policy said aid should be suspended if a government is overtaken by the military in a coup, the U.S. should withdraw its support from Egypt.
By Michal Higdon on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 5:30 pm
Ted Yoho filed his first bill that, if passed, would prohibit any members of Congress convicted of any felony while in office from profiting from their congressional service.
By Sarah Samuels on February 28th, 2013 | Last updated: February 28, 2013 at 4:27 pm
The White House’s newly released sequester, or governmental budget cuts plan, will affect Alachua County and Florida programs.
By Kristen Morrell on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 12:51 pm
Eighth-grade girl, 14-year-old BreeAnn Allyson Brooks, reported missing – BreeAnn Allyson Brooks, 14, was reported missing. Her family said she hasn’t been seen since 10:45 p.m. Sunday. The Gainesville Police Department considers Brooks a habitual runaway and has notified area law [...]
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By Bridget Grogan on February 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 2:16 pm
A video bringing together the top local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Paynes Prairie burn, Tumblin Creek cleanup, businesses at Stadium Club, national spending cuts, Boeing 787 investigation.