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By Garrett Bruno on October 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 9:07 am
The College Board, creator of the SAT, released a report stating only 43 percent of graduating high school students are ready for college-level course work.
By Zack Peterson on September 28th, 2013 | Last updated: September 28, 2013 at 12:20 pm
Florida officials are still being fined for not disclosing their financial information as part of a 2013 state ethics overhaul. Marion County’s supervisor of elections said, “Unfortunately, I think a lot of people don’t take the fining process seriously.”
By Chabeli Herrera on September 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 7:44 am
The Dream Defenders have taken the issue of Florida’s “stand your ground” law to the United Nations with an 8-page shadow report summarizing why the law violates the United States’ civil rights obligations.
By Patrick Kelly on September 25th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:45 am
A study out of North Carolina State University has found that cockroaches are changing their palates for sugar, rendering poison traps and sprays ineffective– a problem for Floridians tired of these pesky bugs.
By Elise Giordano on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:59 am
Three of Florida’s largest environmental groups are teaming together to put an amendment that would budget $650 million for Florida’s conservations on the 2014 ballot.
By Lauren Lettelier on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:52 am
The Florida Highway Patrol is cracking down on small cars dangerously speeding and merging in front of large truckers, which puts both cars in danger.
By Beatrice Dupuy on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:50 am
The “My Florida Farm Weather” app was made available to Android devices in MONTH. The app for the iPhone will be available within months.
By Garrett Bruno on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:34 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated this year’s flu vaccine will help protect against a second strain of influenza B.
By Paige Kauffman on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 24, 2013 at 8:15 am
Johnathan H. Wilkes turned himself in to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office Monday afternoon for charges stemming from his involvement in a teen’s wrongful death.
By Caitlin Sinett on September 19th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 3:56 pm
The Center for Disease Control reported about 300,000 cases of Lyme disease in the past year. With doctors misdiagnosing patients and the lack of awareness of the disease, the risk factor for untreated health problems as a result is frightfully high.