By Kathryn Varn on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 4, 2014 at 3:20 pm
Florida’s new lieutenant governor has officially taken office after he was sworn in Monday morning. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, formerly the Miami-Dade County property appraiser, started the job almost a year after Jennifer Carroll resigned following an Internet gambling controversy. He is the [...]
By Claudia Marina on February 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 10:07 am
Universal, Disney report 4th-quarter ride injuries – Universal Orlando reported three cases of people injured or becoming ill while riding Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey. Walt Disney World reported five injuries – three at the Magic Kingdom. This is [...]
Yahoo email accounts hacked – Yahoo’s email service was compromised, and the company is currently the subject of a federal investigation, according to a Yahoo spokeswoman. The number of accounts compromised was not stated. The Orlando Sentinel 2 Florida lawmakers seek [...]
By Virginia Hamrick on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 5:14 pm
Police are investigating the probable domestic violence incident that led to a woman’s fatal stabbing.
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By Ashley Autumn on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 11:05 am
Chris Latvala now at $130K raised for HD 65 race – SaintPetersBlog – Republican Chris Latvala brought in more than $130,000 in bid for seat surpassing all of his opponents in Florida House District 67 covering much of Northwest Pinellas [...]
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Latvala: up to 10 percent of lawmakers don’t live in their districts – A Florida senator is working on a bill that would create stricter district residency requirements for elected officials. Orlando Sentinel FAMU picks a new president, Elmira Mangum, [...]
By jadames on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 1:59 pm
Florida CFO Jeff Atwater applying for FAU presidency post – Florida CFO Jeff Atwater will be one of about 50 considered for the presidential post at Florida Atlantic University. If the Cabinet Republican is hired, Gov. Rick Scott will appoint a [...]
By WUFT News on January 6th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 3:57 pm
Alachua County’s Wage Theft Protection Ordinance, which was passed in April with a 3 to 2 vote, went into effect Jan. 1. Unpaid and underpaid employees who have sought to resolve issues with their employers can file an official complaint.
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Medical marijuana amendment has lenient ‘condition’ clause – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi argues that the proposed medical marijuana bill’s wording may turn Florida into one of the the more lenient states to recommend the drug. The “other conditions” loophole would [...]
By WUFT News on January 6th, 2014 | Last updated: January 6, 2014 at 5:44 pm
As temperatures continue to fall, preparations are being made by North Florida counties from homeless shelters expanding accommodations to the closing of schools in Columbia County on Tuesday.