By Nicole Gomez on July 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: July 3, 2015 at 11:00 am
Florida to Receive $3.25B from Gulf States’ Deepwater Horizon Settlement with BP – British oil company BP will pay $18.7 billion to the five Gulf Coast states affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to a settlement Thursday. […]
Dangerous Rip Currents Keep Fire Rescue Busy at St. Johns County Beaches – Lifeguards and firefighters performed hundreds of rescues along Florida’s east coast this Memorial Day weekend. Dangerous surf conditions, including rip currents, resulted in at least 300 rescues […]
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Miami and Orlando school districts will remove Styrofoam trays from school cafeterias and will replace them with compostable plates. The change within the districts is part of an effort to enact environmentally conscious changes in larger school districts.
By WUFT News on May 18th, 2015 | Last updated: May 18, 2015 at 12:58 pm
Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera publicly confirmed Saturday that he is considering running for U.S. Senate in 2016. He announced his possible candidacy at the executive board meeting during the Republican Party of Florida’s quarterly meeting at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando.
Police released a 911 call today from an incident Monday involving George Zimmerman. Zimmerman was shot at by Matthew Apperson, according to a Lake Mary Police Department press release.
New Legal Badge Program Started for Girl Scouts – A new Girl Scout program offers scouts the ability to learn about law and civics, while also earning a badge. A mother of three girl scouts, Teresa Finer, created the program. She […]
SeaWorld faces second proposed class action lawsuit over orca treatment – SeaWorld is facing its second class action lawsuit in recent months. The new lawsuit focuses specifically on the Florida SeaWorld and focuses on the conditions and treatments of the orca whales. Orlando […]
Key West man tries to sell three duct-taped iguanas hanging from his bike – Jeremy Dugas, 35, was arrested after police discovered the reptiles duct taped to his handle bars. He caught the iguanas at Key West Golf Club and […]
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By Graham Hack on February 10th, 2015 | Last updated: February 10, 2015 at 10:39 am
Gainesville City Commission candidates talk transportation issues – Gainesville Citizens for Active Transportation held a forum Monday evening for Gainesville City Commission candidates to discuss transportation issues and solutions. The Gainesville Sun Bundl launches groundbreaking political contribution app with a […]
By Layne Weitzel on February 9th, 2015 | Last updated: February 9, 2015 at 1:54 pm
USDA plans to spend $30 million on fighting citrus disease – The U.S. Department of Agriculture will dedicate $30 million to combat citrus greening, a disease that has cut Florida orange production by more than half in the past decade. […]