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By Eric Bandin on December 1st, 2014 | Last updated: December 1, 2014 at 11:53 am
For weeks now, a 60-year-old woman has felt the pressure of an increasingly aggressive “IRS officer” calling to demand owed money.
These supposed back taxes are not the first time Valerie Sicher has been targeted by con artists looking to financially exploit her.
By Dana Edwards on February 10th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 10:44 am
Juan Carlos Chavez’s execution by lethal injection is to be held on Wednesday after being convicted of murdering 9-year-old Samuel James “Jimmy” Ryce in1995. A controversial cocktail of drugs will be administered.
By Wade Millward on February 1st, 2014 | Last updated: February 1, 2014 at 3:28 pm
After successfully suing a Florida university over a ban on guns in vehicles, a gun rights group has turned to the University of Florida and its ban on guns in dorms.
By Kathryn Belton on April 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 23, 2013 at 5:46 pm
A passed Senate Bill will limit the amount of alimony a spouse can collect through divorce and suggest equal time-sharing as the child custody standard. Provisions will go into effect July 1.
By Dana Edwards on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 2:39 pm
Why do we set our clocks forward every spring? Here are five points about the practice.
By Gina Jordan - WLRN on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:12 pm
The Protection of Vulnerable Persons law went into effect Monday. The law makes failure to report child abuse a felony.
By Samantha Taub on October 1st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:53 pm
The Florida law will not penalize those who call for help during a drug overdose, whether witnessed or experienced. This law follows several other 911 Good Samaritan laws across the country.
By April Lanuza on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:37 pm
A law being challenged in the Florida federal court could decrease the amount of days to vote early.
By Kelsey Diaz on May 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:11 am
A change to Gainesville city policy may allow mobile food stands to stay open later-until 3 a.m. Although the current law mandating they close at 10 p.m. is loosely enforced, the extension would solidify food vendors as late night hot […]