By Christy Wideman on December 5th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 6:30 pm
UF Researchers and researchers from the Tropical Research and Education Center, USDA and the Indian River Research and Education Center in Fort Pierce have found an alternate way to control the spread of Laurel wilt, a disease that threatens Florida’s avocado industry.
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Precautionary Ebola Test in Miami – A South Florida hospital decided to take a proactive approach with a young patient visiting from Africa who was tested for Ebola, though it turns out the child has the flu. As a precaution, Gov. […]
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By Paige Kauffman on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 11:57 am
The announcement at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka comes on the heels of a commitment of more than $130 million to restore estuaries in South Florida.
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By Sarah Loftus on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 1:27 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
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After retiring last month, renowned Miami Herald photographer Tim Chapman seeks to donate his photography collection.
By Mina Radman on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:54 pm
Cuomo, Bloomberg brief NY delegation on storm cost – An official in the New York governor’s administration says Superstorm Sandy ran up a $42 billion bill on New York and the state and New York City are making big requests […]
By Kelsey Meany on November 7th, 2012 | Last updated: November 7, 2012 at 3:36 pm
The race for a spot in the U.S. House of Representatives between incumbent Rep. Allen West (R) and Democrat Patrick Murphy remained too close to call Wednesday.