No drinking Panama City Beach during spring break – The Panama City Beach council banned drinking on the beach and in parking lots through April 18. This emergency ordinance comes after a shooting at a party last weekend. News 4 […]
By Victoria Messina on March 25th, 2015 | Last updated: March 25, 2015 at 10:02 am
Kraft and Heinz merger to create food giant – Heinz is planning to buy Kraft Foods to make the world’s fifth largest food and beverage company, the Kraft Heinz Company. Heinz CEO Bernardo Hees will be CEO of the combined […]
By Kathryn Williams on March 19th, 2015 | Last updated: March 24, 2015 at 1:56 pm
Senate Bill 228 passed its first round of voting on Tuesday 7 to 2. The bill will make online voting registration possible and enable current voters to update information. If passed, the bill states online services will be available Jan. 1, 2016.
By WUFT News on March 2nd, 2015 | Last updated: March 2, 2015 at 1:02 pm
The coming Florida session in state politics will have several lawmakers take stances on drug policies. Proposals altering the state’s policy for tobacco, marijuana and alcohol will be under review.
Florida may soon offer undocumented students in-state tuition at public colleges and universities, joining the ranks of 20 other states with similar tuition equity laws and policies.
By Cyanne Dunn on April 25th, 2014 | Last updated: April 25, 2014 at 1:57 pm
Road rage incident leaves woman injured – The woman was dragged along the road near downtown St. Petersburg after confronting a driver who had been tailgating her. Tampa Bay Times Florida Senate approves raising speed limit to 75 mph on […]
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29 dead, hundreds still missing in South Korea ferry tragedy – With 29 people confirmed dead and more than 250 still missing, South Korean officials are seeking arrest warrants for the captain of a ferry that sunk off the southern […]
By Jaclyn De Bonis on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 10, 2014 at 6:51 pm
Helping foster children gain access to driver’s licenses and motor vehicle insurance is the focus of two bills currently in the Florida House and Senate.
By Amanda Clark on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 6:26 pm
House Bill 115 passed Thursday with a vote of 83-33. The bill proposes the creation of secret meetings, which would be exempt from public records laws, when universities foundations discuss research proposals and money.
By Cristina Mendez on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 5:15 pm
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County Commissioner Robert Hutchinson is drafting an ordinance to place regulations on e-cigarettes, a nicotine-vapor-based alternative to tobacco cigarettes. The regulations would include a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to minors.