By WUFT News on May 12th, 2015 | Last updated: May 13, 2015 at 1:57 pm
A congressional committee will hold a hearing on Gov. Rick Scott’s showdown with the federal government over health-care funding. However, that meeting could come too late to help close a potential $2.2 billion hole in the state budget.
By Andrew Kays on November 10th, 2014 | Last updated: November 10, 2014 at 4:31 pm
Free admission to state parks offered Tuesday – Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday Florida’s state parks will be admission-free on Tuesday in honor of Veterans Day. More than 170 parks are participating, including veteran memorials like Orman House Historic State Park’s Three […]
By afisher on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 10:57 am
Congress Passes Bill To Stop Payment Cuts To Medicare Doctors – The bill halts a 24 percent cut in the payments that would have started today. Congress acknowledges that the bill is a temporary, one-year delay and does not solve […]
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 […]
Florida NAACP leader Torey Alston, the chair of economic development, hopes President Obama’s leadership will improve home ownership and unemployment prospects for African Americans and Latinos.
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By Amber Swal on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 21, 2014 at 11:41 am
Alex Sink will talk flood insurance today at “high-risk” Pinellas home – Alex Sink, Democratic candidate for Florida’s Congressional District 13, will discuss reformation plans for the National Flood Insurance Program at 2 p.m. in St. Petersburg. A 2012 act affected […]
By Jennifer Cole on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 7:50 am
Police shoot armed man during arrest at Wisconsin hospital – An armed man was shot and injured by police after he took out a handgun in the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin on Thursday. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke said the […]
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By Kristen Morrell on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 10:48 am
Newberry student honored by Governor Rick Scott – A sixth-grader at Newberry’s Oak View Middle School and a teacher at Gainesville’s Myra Terwilliger Elementary School were honored by Gov. Rick Scott as part of Florida’s Black History Month celebration. Khary […]
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By Jaclyn Raulerson on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 1:48 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.