New report: Child homelessness on the rise in US – The number of homeless children in the U.S. has escalated to an all-time-high within recent years, according to a new state-by-state report titled “America’s Youngest Outcasts.” The report, which was [...]
By Alex M. Sanchez on September 19th, 2014 | Last updated: September 19, 2014 at 6:01 pm
Bell residents wake up to tragedy in wake of shooting. Don Spirit, 51, killed his daughter, six grandchildren and himself on Thursday around 4 p.m.
By Sabrina Alvarez on September 4th, 2014 | Last updated: September 4, 2014 at 6:53 pm
A reduced vehicle registration fee, effective Sept. 1, caused higher traffic at the Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office. Senators say the fee cut is one of the ways Florida Legislature is trying to reduce taxes and fees.
By Shannon Kaestle on April 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 2, 2014 at 10:20 am
Vehicle fee cut bill waits for Gov. Scott signature – Gov. Scott will sign into law a bill that will lower vehicle registration fees today. The bill will potentially save motorists a total of $309 million during the 2014-2015 budget year. [...]
By monicakelly on February 26th, 2014 | Last updated: February 26, 2014 at 3:46 pm
Pew Report: Florida economic recovery isn’t so rosy – A new nonpartisan Pew Charitable Trusts’ analysis ranks Florida as the third-worst state for tax collections. The “Fiscal 50” shows that although Florida is in the top third when it comes [...]
Soldiers support Florida boy with cancer – all the way from Afghanistan – A West Palm Beach-based group of soldiers in Afghanistan shaved their heads to support a Mount Plymouth 7-year-old diagnosed with cancer. The men from Florida are a [...]
By Paige Kauffman on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 11:57 am
The announcement at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka comes on the heels of a commitment of more than $130 million to restore estuaries in South Florida.
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Gov. Rick Scott ordered national and Florida flags to be flown at half-staff on Friday for a fallen soldier.