Tag Archives: President Obama

In The News: Fla. School Standards Revisions, Obama Proposes Wage Increase, FSU Graduate Found Dead, Venezuelan Opposition Leader Arrested

By on February 19th, 2014 | Last updated: February 19, 2014 at 10:52 am

State Education Board approves Common Core tweaks during meeting – The state Board of Education approved revisions to the Common Core Standards, which outlines what Florida students should know at each grade level. State Education Commissioner Pam Stewart proposed enacting a simple [...]

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Obama Should Improve Job Prospects for Floridians, Says NAACP Leader

By and on January 29th, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 9:18 am

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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In The News: ‘Hiccup Girl’ Trial Begins, Florida Health Insurance Fails, Obama Will Continue Deportations, Florida Supreme Court Revisits Juvenile Case

By on September 18th, 2013 | Last updated: September 18, 2013 at 12:02 pm

Opening statements expected in ‘Hiccup Girl’ Jennifer Mee’s murder trial — Jennifer Mee, known as the ‘Hiccup Girl’ after her incessant hiccupping story went viral in 2007, is one of three people accused of the fatal shooting of Shannon Griffin, 22. The trial [...]

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May 1, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on May 1st, 2013 | Last updated: May 1, 2013 at 5:10 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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In the News: high local STD rate, state seeks $6 billion from BP, AP’s twitter hacked, U.S. revises sexual assault case procedures

By on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 11:53 am

Alachua County carries high STD rate in the state – The Florida Department of Health released data revealing that Alachua County residents have the fourth highest rate of sexually transmitted diseases in Florida. The Independent Florida Alligator Florida Attorney General seeks nearly [...]

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In the news: Massive cyberattack, environmental groups to sue, Medicare changes, man dies at Tampa water reclamation plant, sheriff, union impasse

By on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 11:28 am

Massive cyberattack hits Internet users – CNN.com – Internet users are facing slowed-down service due to what’s being called the biggest cyberattack in history. The assault is targeting the Spamhaus Project, a European spam-fighting group that has gone after CyberBunker, [...]

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In the News: Sushi restaurant opens, bridge mends Everglades, poll shows Crist ahead of Scott, Obama begins visit in Israel

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 10:44 am

Custom sushi restaurant opens in Gainesville – The How Do You Roll? sushi restaurant opened at the Stadium Club located at 1802 W. University Ave. on Wednesday. The restaurant, which features rolls from $3 to $7, lets customers create their own [...]

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Mar. 20, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 23, 2013 at 7:21 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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In the news: Spending cuts remain, Detriot emergency manager, Chihuahua puppies, Man in sinkhole

By on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: March 1, 2013 at 3:56 pm

Obama Signals He’d Let Cuts Stand to Avoid U.S. Shutdown – President Obama and Congressional leaders had a White House meeting Friday. They emerged without resolution to the budget impasse, meaning the spending cuts that take effect Friday could remain [...]

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New interactive discussion to follow State of the Union address

By and on February 12th, 2013 | Last updated: February 15, 2013 at 10:23 pm

The speech will not only be broadcast on TV, but also on the White House website, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Hulu and Ustream.

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