County crime rate dips; officials credit policing tactics – Alachua County’s crime rate for first half of 2013 was 9.4 percent lower than the same time last year. Gainesville Police Department attributed the reduction to community-oriented tactics. Gainesville Sun Rubio stirs [...]
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By Sam Burroughs on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 1:04 pm
Shutdown: Florida lawmakers feud – Members of Florida’s congressional delegation began the first day of the government shutdown by temporarily laying off their own staffers. While some kept their full staff, others asked to have their annual salary be withheld [...]
By Mia Jones on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 8:56 pm
People trying to register for health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace have been experiencing problems because of heavy traffic on the website. There is still plenty of time to buy insurance, according to healthcare officials.
By Meghan Pryce on October 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 1, 2013 at 3:11 pm
Today has been a hectic day in the news. The federal government will be shutting down today while the texting-while-driving law also goes into effect.
By Leah Harding on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 1, 2013 at 7:54 am
Stuart Eizenstat, former U.S. ambassador to the European Union, will speak tonight at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida on Judaism and global politics. The event starts at 6 p.m. and is open to the public.
By Robert Judin on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 29, 2013 at 1:31 pm
Senate begins spending bill debate after Cruz’s 21-hour talkathon – On Wednesday, the Senate moved closer to approving legislation to keep the government open without destroying the health care law following a 21-hour speech from Sen. Ted Cruz. “A vote [...]
By Sam Burroughs on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 29, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Rick Scott’s prison promise falls short: Scott’s prison privatization promise falls short – Gov. Rick Scott’s $1 billion promise to cut spending on prisons by privatizing them has faced opposition in the state legislature leaving taxpayers still footing the bill for [...]
Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott spoke with Miami Herald/WLRN reporter Phil Latzman while he was in Miami this week about a wide variety of issues including the his hopes for this legislative session, his political turn to the left, his support of Medicaid expansion and teacher raises, the issue of internet cafes; plus how to choose a new lieutenant, guns, jobs, the texting-while-driving ban and more.
By Mina Radman on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: November 19, 2012 at 10:10 am
Obamacare in Florida: Florida officials re-thinking opposition to ‘Obamacare’ – “Just a week after the re-election of Barack Obama ended all Republican hopes of overturning the new health care law known as “Obamacare,” Gov. Rick Scott and other Florida leaders [...]
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By Kelsey Meany on November 15th, 2012 | Last updated: November 15, 2012 at 3:12 pm
Obama defends Susan Rice against GOP attacks – Barack Obama defended United Nations envoy Susan Rice after the Republican Party had made remarks that he should not choose her as his Secretary of State to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton. USA [...]
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