By Jaclyn Raulerson on March 14th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 11:03 am
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: mayoral debate, New York shooting, Romney’s 47 percent, North Korean threats, Syrian embargo.
By Kelly Price on November 16th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:02 pm
Florida labor officials say the state’s unemployment dropped to its lowest mark in nearly four years in October with 8.5 percent of the workforce still hunting for jobs. Although the figure is an improvement from September’s 8.7 percent unemployment in [...]
By Shane Chernoff on November 7th, 2012 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm
The media frenzy during Election Night could be seen and heard throughout the country thanks to social media sites and around-the-clock election coverage on TV. The result: praise for television networks and 20 million tweets about Election Day 2012, making it the most-tweeted event in U.S. political history.
By Kelsey Meany on November 7th, 2012 | Last updated: November 7, 2012 at 9:39 am
Colorado, Washington legalize recreational marijuana use – Voters in Washington and Colorado passed ballot initiatives Tuesday for marijuana use. The initiative has been named the biggest victory for the marijuana legalization movement. CNN Dems keep Senate, leaders urge working toward [...]
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Blue or red, donkey or elephant, Democrat or Republican — Tuesday voters nationwide will be making decisions for local, state and national elections.
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By Katherine Hahn on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 7, 2012 at 9:36 am
Florida confounds the candidates in the run-up to Election Day – Until the polls close, Florida remains a wild card for both President Barack Obama and GOP candidate Mitt Romney. Jacksonville.com Power outages in Pinellas County cause concern about polling [...]
By Kéran Billaud on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 2:02 am
Voters between the ages of 18 to 24 have been voting more in recent presidential elections, with an approximate 10 percent increase between 1996 and 2008. The statistic would be impressive if this same age group did not still possess the lowest voter turnout rate.
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By Kelsey Meany on November 1st, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 9:37 am
Presidential race still tied with six days to go: Reuters/Ipsos poll – According to a poll, the presidential race is virtually tied as of Thursday. President Barack Obama has 47 percent of likely voters and his opponent Mitt Romney follows [...]
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By Kelsey Meany on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: October 31, 2012 at 9:23 am
Tens of thousands flee as storm hits south India – More than 100,000 people evacuated their homes Wednesday as a tropical storm hit southern India. The storm had winds of up to 60 miles per hour and made landfall near [...]
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By Ryanne Doumet on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:50 pm
Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney took a few days off of the campaign trail as a result of Hurricane Sandy’s trek across the Northeast. Both candidates have been using other politicians as representatives in their absence and have planned to get back to campaigning this week to visit crucial areas.
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