Tag Archives: Gov. Rick Scott

In the News: Sushi restaurant opens, bridge mends Everglades, poll shows Crist ahead of Scott, Obama begins visit in Israel

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 10:44 am

Custom sushi restaurant opens in Gainesville – The How Do You Roll? sushi restaurant opened at the Stadium Club located at 1802 W. University Ave. on Wednesday. The restaurant, which features rolls from $3 to $7, lets customers create their own […]

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Residents ‘paws’ to reflect on ‘Save the Florida Panther Day’

By on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 12:44 pm

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission hopes the day will help keep Florida’s state animal around fur-ever.

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Feb. 1, 2013: Morning News In 90

By on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 5:32 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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In The News: Spokesman leaves GOP, Gov. Rick Scott budget plan, Gainesville park plan, Bus driver shooting

By on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 5:12 pm

After dodging dog questions, Republican communications director returns to private sector – Brian Burgess, the combative communications director for the Republican Party of Florida, left the state GOP after he failed to answer questions about a Labrador retriever that was […]

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Scott discusses plans for education

By on December 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 12, 2012 at 6:14 pm

Gov. Rick Scott talked about his plans for making Florida education better and more affordable.

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In the News: State colleges, Nuclear power rates, Grapefruit and drug interaction, Arafat remains exhumed, Greek debt

By on November 27th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 11:03 am

Florida governor calls for $10,000 bachelor degrees at state colleges – Gov. Rick Scott said he wants Florida’s 28 state colleges to create bachelor degree programs that cost $10,000 or less. Some state colleges, including Broward College, College of Central […]

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State officials create new position in fight against human trafficking

By on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:49 pm

Florida child welfare officials created a volunteer advocate position Wednesday to combat human trafficking.

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Tax referendum allows voters to decide on arts education

By on November 1st, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:51 pm

A tax referendum on the November ballot allows Alachua County voters to decide whether to continue publicly funding arts and music programs in local schools.

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In the News: Biden in Ocala, fungal meningitis, Florida tuition, early voting

By on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: October 29, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Biden in Ocala on Wednesday – Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to make a campaign stop Wednesday at Tuscawilla Park in Ocala. The event is open to the public and will begin at 1 p.m. Tickets are available today […]

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Drug testing of state workers ruled unconstitutional

By on April 26th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:39 am

A federal judge in Miami has declared Governor Rick Scott’s order requiring drug testing for state workers unconstitutional. The ruling now marks the second one that stands against Governor Scott’s attempt and implenting public drug tests.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika […]

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