By Tanima Mehrotra on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 1:29 pm
Small businesses are saving money on gasoline due to lower prices and spending that money elsewhere. A Gainesville woman was arrested for making a fake 911 call reporting that she had been shot. Rick Scott declared November as “Hire a Veteran” month on Veteran’s Day. The state university system is beginning to examine aspects of college affordability as a response to a request for more financial aid and cuts in Bright Futures.
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 Cassidy Whitson on October 29th, 2014 | Last updated: October 29, 2014 at 6:04 pm
Members of the community gathered in Pugh Hall on Wednesday to support Charlie Crist in the 2014 gubernatorial election.
By Kelly Audette on October 28th, 2014 | Last updated: October 28, 2014 at 6:54 pm
Governor Rick Scott continued his “Get Out the Early Vote” bus tour on Tuesday with a stop in Gainesville at David’s Real Pit BBQ to rally voters and encourage them to head to the polls early.
By Olivia Muenter on October 27th, 2014 | Last updated: October 27, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Washington school shooting claims another victim – One of four people shot when a gunman opened fire in a Washington high school cafeteria has died, bringing the death toll to two people. The shooter killed one person at the scene [...]
By Christy Wideman on October 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: October 23, 2014 at 3:32 pm
FPL to cut electric rates in January, will be lowest in Florida – The Florida Public Service Commission approved the proposal of Florida Power & Light Co., to lower the average electric bill for South Florida households by about $2 [...]
By Katelin Mariner on October 8th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 1:12 pm
Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced funding for the third and largest phase of early restoration projects to combat the Deepwater Horizon (BP) Oil Spill of 2010 on Oct. 7. Although $100 million was allocated to Florida by the Deepwater Horizon [...]
By monicakelly on March 12th, 2014 | Last updated: March 12, 2014 at 2:20 pm
Legislators propose improvements to child welfare system – The Senate Children, Families and Elder Affairs Committee passed a package of proposals on Tuesday, in order to improve regulations over Florida’s child welfare system. The proposals include a requirement for the [...]
By Evan Echave on February 10th, 2014 | Last updated: February 10, 2014 at 10:13 am
Email Insights: Long-term unemployment numbers doesn’t look good for Rick Scott – As Florida’s long-term unemployment population is the largest in the country, Gov. Rick Scott is receiving flack from the Florida Democratic Party. The party believes Scott isn’t focused [...]
By Kathryn Varn on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 4, 2014 at 3:20 pm
Florida’s new lieutenant governor has officially taken office after he was sworn in Monday morning. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, formerly the Miami-Dade County property appraiser, started the job almost a year after Jennifer Carroll resigned following an Internet gambling controversy. He is the [...]