By Beatrice Dupuy on December 5th, 2013 | Last updated: December 5, 2013 at 3:21 pm
Medical marijuana question before Supreme Court – The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments today on a constitutional amendment that could place medical marijuana on the ballot in 2014. Justices heard arguments from both sides on the proposed ballot summary. Bear [...]
By Rachel Jones on January 17th, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 2:21 pm
The Florida Supreme Court ruled to uphold the law requiring public employees to contribute three percent of their salaries to the state pension system Thursday. The 4-3 decision affirmed the law that went into effect July 1, 2011. The Florida Education Association opposes the law, which is backed by Republican legislature.
By Kelly Price on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: November 2, 2012 at 11:06 am
As Election Day nears, groups brace for legal showdown at the polls – In the post Bush vs. Gore era, this is what democracy looks like: lawyers and volunteers scrutinizing how ballots are distributed, scanned and stored. This election season [...]
By Cameron Taylor on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: October 22, 2012 at 11:04 am
As a law allowing utilities to charge customers in advance for the construction of nuclear power plants is under review, the Levy County waits for approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to build a nuclear power plant.
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By Kelly Price on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: October 10, 2012 at 9:42 am
Two UF systems breached in international hacking Monday – Hundreds of thousands of email addresses, passwords, IDs and names of students and faculty members were taken from more than 100 universities worldwide as part of a hacking sweep by an anonymous [...]
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By Wade Millward on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 3, 2012 at 10:28 am
FBI offers $50,000 reward for terrorism suspect Ahmad Abousamra, alleged co-conspirator with Tarek Mehanna – The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the capture of terrorism suspect Ahmad Abousamra, who once lived in Mansfield, Mass., and [...]
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By Paige Parrinelli on October 1st, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 11:13 am
The Florida GOP released a statement saying it will oppose three Florida Supreme Court Justices in the upcoming Florida retention elections.
By Sabrina Alvarez on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:42 pm
The Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments from government workers on Friday against a 2011 law that workers say breaks their employment contracts.
By Chip Skambis on May 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:12 am
Three Florida Supreme Court justices have been drawing some controversy recently after having suspended oral argument on a case in order to fill out paperwork for their retention election campaigns. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports on what exactly caused [...]