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By Hannah Oliveto on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 5:51 pm
Families who have lost loved ones in the military are not receiving death benefits during the government shut down.
By Joe Lancos on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Gov. Rick Scott signed the Let Kids Be Kids bill to allow foster parents to make decisions for their children. The bill will take effect July 1 and will give foster children a sense of normalcy.
By Sarah Loftus on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 1:27 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
By Elizabeth Beisel on February 6th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 3:43 pm
The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee approved a bill Tuesday requiring online companies to pay sales tax on purchases made by Florida residents. The bill aims to equalize taxes for local businesses and online companies.
By Rachel Crosby on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 3:42 pm
State Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda proposed a 7 percent pay raise for state employees and government professionals. Funding would come from the current budget surplus as well as more efficiently collecting taxes.