Tag Archives: Rick Scott

Feb. 5, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

By 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.

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Scott announces incentive for college students to graduate in four years

By 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.

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In the News: Scott releases budget proposal, Royal skeleton found, Navy SEAL killed, Super Bowl blackout

By on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 10:30 am

Scott’s plan raises hopes for health law changes – After years of saying “no,” Scott released a state budget proposal that has left many advocates hearing, if not a resounding “yes,” at least a “maybe” from the state’s chief executive. [...]

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UF reacts to Scott’s budget proposal

By 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.

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In the News: Teen charged with sexual assault, Ocala-FedEx negotiations, Rick Scott’s budget, Four indicted for murder, LA cardinal removed

By on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 11:51 am

Boy, 14, charged in sex assault | Chronicalonline.com – A Homosassa teen was arrested Wednesday on sexual battery charges. A 6-year-old girl told the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office that the teen kissed her, sexually violated her, and exposed himself to [...]

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In the News: 9/11 case uncensored, Hagel hearing, Death Row, Scott’s budget, Levy Co. murder

By on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 5:11 pm

9/11 Judge Orders End to Outside Government Censors – NYTimes.com – The military judge overseeing the prosecution of five detainees accused of aiding in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks ordered on Thursday that the government disconnect technology that allows censoring [...]

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Santa Fe College included in ‘low-cost’ degree challenge

By on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:29 am

Santa Fe College is joining 22 other Florida state colleges in offering Gov. Rick Scott’s $10,000 bachelor’s degree program.

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In the News: Bipartisan immigration deal, Scott widens degree challenge, Brazil nightclub fire, Gainesville food truck rally, Gatorade removes ingredient

By on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: January 28, 2013 at 11:13 am

Rubio, Senate ‘Gang of Eight’ unveil bipartisan immigration deal – A group of eight Democratic and Republicans senators, including Florida’s Marco Rubio, will officially release a wide-ranging immigration plan Monday that could give a pathway to citizenship, tighten border security [...]

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In The News: Tortoise home approved, Scientology lawsuit, Home sales up, Debt ceiling defused, Everglades leased

By on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 10:29 am

Tortoise home approved | Hernando Today – Local equestrians are concerned about the approval of a new tortoise home in Brooksville. Local officials wish to see compromise between the horse riders and protected species, planning to design new trails for [...]

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In The News: KKK, U.S. aid in Mali, Medicare cuts and teacher raises

By on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 10:28 am

Fliers invite Georgia residents to KKK meeting near Atlanta – Sheriff’s officials in the Atlanta area are investigating fliers, dropped outside of homes in Covington, Ga., that invite residents to a Ku Klux Klan meeting. They are searching for threats [...]

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