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Here’s What Local Folks Are Saying About Today’s Supreme Court Decision

By on June 26th, 2015 | Last updated: June 26, 2015 at 3:45 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court handed down a 5-4 decision today that states must recognize same-sex unions citing 14th Amendment protections. Here are some reactions from Florida:

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Court Limits Damages In UCF Player’s Death

By on May 28th, 2015 | Last updated: May 28, 2015 at 2:49 pm

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday the parents of University of Central Florida football player, Ereck Plancher, are limited to collecting $200,000 in a lawsuit they filed against UCF Athletics Association, Inc. Plancher collapsed and died in March 2008 after off-season football drills supervised by football coach George O’Leary.

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Tri-State Group Unanimously Backs Plan For River System

By on May 14th, 2015 | Last updated: May 14, 2015 at 12:07 pm

Fifty-six people from Florida, Georgia and Alabama unanimously approved of a new sustainable water management plan. They issued their recommendations even as Florida sues Georgia, with Florida’s government arguing that too much water is being siphoned off upstream.

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Supreme Court Decision Reopens Juvenile Sentences

By on March 19th, 2015 | Last updated: March 19, 2015 at 5:36 pm

Florida inmates serving life sentences for crimes they committed as juveniles should be resentenced under guidelines that went into effect last year, the Florida Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday.

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In The News: Rise of Florida Consumer Confidence, New Disney Cruise Destinations, Red-Light Camera Repeal Stalled in House, Contraception Provisions Criticized by Supreme Court

By on March 25th, 2014 | Last updated: March 25, 2014 at 2:39 pm

Consumer confidence up again in Florida – Overall consumer confidence in Florida has risen to a pre-recession high, according to a University of Florida survey released on Tuesday. Sun Sentinel Disney releases new 2015 cruise destinations – Disney Cruise Lines […]

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Same-sex marriage’s effect on children

By on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 5:30 pm

The recent debate over same-sex marriage affects more than the rights of adults, but the lives of children as well.

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In the News: Cold weather affects spring breakers, Levy County nuclear plant moves forward, Gov. Rick Scott demands investigation, Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage arguments

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 11:40 am

Cold weather leaves beaches empty during spring break, Levy County nuclear power plant plans continue forward, Gov. Rick Scott requests an investigation on the “Jesus”-stomping incident at Florida Atlantic University and the Supreme Court continues to hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Mar. 27, 2013: Morning News in 90

By 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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In the News: Gov. Scott honors locals, possible parking fee changes, cold weather affects travel, Supreme Court to discuss Proposition 8

By on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 10:48 am

Newberry student honored by Governor Rick Scott – A sixth-grader at Newberry’s Oak View Middle School and a teacher at Gainesville’s Myra Terwilliger Elementary School were honored by Gov. Rick Scott as part of Florida’s Black History Month celebration. Khary […]

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Feb. 27, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:34 am

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

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