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Summer can be bad time for teens

By on July 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm

More teenagers start drinking and smoking cigarettes and marijuana in June and July than in any other months, U.S. health officials say. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on what factors lead to alcohol and drug use in teens over [...]

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More laws on texting and driving needed?

By on June 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 3:06 pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports more than half of surveyed high school seniors admit to texting while driving. After distracted driving laws led to a vehicular homicide convicion, even the national government is noticing this isse. Florida’s [...]

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How kids are treated in Florida jails

By on June 7th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:57 pm

The standards for juveniles in Florida’s county jails are  causing some concern. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Ashley Goodus reports, how underage offenders in jail are treated will be reviewed this summer.

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