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By Fernanda Ponce on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 1:10 pm
Mayoral election runoff Tuesday; gas prices down; Gov. Scott awards Tebow ‘Great Floridian’; NC university shooting investigated; Maduro wins Venezuelan presidency.
By Charlene Ochogo on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 5:26 pm
The House has proposed a $1,400 pay raise for state employees. The Senate has proposed a 3 percent pay raise for state employees. Members of the House and Senate will have until early May to reach a final decision on the state’s new budget. If passed, the pay raise would take effect Nov. 1.
By Casey Christ on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 5:47 pm
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled to keep an injunction against a 2011 Florida program requiring government assistance applicants to be drug tested.
By Elle Newbold on February 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:15 am
The “stand your ground” law will not be overturned, but Gov. Rick Scott’s Citizen Safety Task Force made recommendations for change in a report released Friday.
By Wade Millward on February 5th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 3:40 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
By Brittany Bassler on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 3:24 pm
Gov. Rick Scott has announced a plan to have students finish college in four years that would free up space at universities. Scott wants students to experience locked tuition while they are in school in exchange for leaving within four years.
By Lauren Lettelier on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 2, 2013 at 11:58 am
Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he plans to allocate $15 million of funds to the University of Florida in hopes of improving education and allowing students to have better job security after graduation. University President Bernie Machen reacted to the proposal in an email, supporting the idea.