Tag Archives: Trayvon Martin

State Rep. Baxley, author of the ‘stand your ground’ law responds to today’s task force announcement

By on February 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:43 am

Florida Rep. Dennis Baxley (R-District 23) spoke with WUFT’s Chip Skambis about his response to the task force statement supporting the “stand your ground” law that he originally sponsored. The task force to review the law was appointed by the [...]

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In the News: Sugar Daddies Pay Tuition, Aurora Theater Reopens, ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law, Early Voting, Jury Convicts Maranda Martin

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 11:26 am

UF sugar babies get tuition paid – UF ranked No. 41 for new sign-ups for a sugar daddy dating website in 2012. SeekingArrangement.com connects wealthy men to college students seeking someone to pay for their tuition. The site’s public relations [...]

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Repeal of ‘stand your ground’ must survive trip through original co-sponsor’s committee

By on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 7:43 am

Florida Rep. Alan Williams proposed a bill last week that if passed would repeal the law that received a lot of attention after the killing of Treyvon Martin almost a year ago. Williams believes the law has failed. The repeal of the law will have to go through the House Judiciary Committee charied by Rep. Dennis Baxley, an original co-sponsor of the law.

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In the News: job growth, woman survives mountain, Egyptian protest, Middleton nurse dies, Zimmerman demands

By on December 7th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 2:38 pm

Job Growth Is Steady Despite Storm and Fiscal Impasse – A report released Friday by the Labor Department showed the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent, which is the lowest level in four years. The economy created 146,000 jobs in [...]

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In the News: Petraeus scandal, loud music shooting, Powerball lottery, flame retardants, Egypt protests

By on November 28th, 2012 | Last updated: November 28, 2012 at 10:19 am

Tampa socialite fighting back in Petraeus scandal – Jill Kelley, a Tampa socialite involved in a scandal with former CIA Director David Petraeus, has released emails, phone tapes and other material that back her claim that she never exploited her [...]

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In the News: Home building peak, FAMU campaign, Gaza truce, Zimmerman case hire

By on November 20th, 2012 | Last updated: November 20, 2012 at 3:14 pm

Home building at highest level since ’08 – The pace of home building in October hit its highest levels in more than 4 years, according to a Census Bureau report. CNN Money FAMU students start ‘Free the 100′ campaign to [...]

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In the News: Assistance in Sandy aftermath, Stand Your Ground hearing, Florida voting, Baby boomer drug abuse, Allen investigation

By on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 13, 2012 at 9:46 am

Florida’s first responders aid Hurricane Sandy victims – About 40 members of the South Florida Disaster Medical Assistance Team are traveling to the Northeast for two weeks to help with Sandy recovery efforts. South Florida Sun-Sentinel Stand Your Ground group, [...]

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In the News: foreclosure benefits stalled, Zimmerman trial, Latino voters, Paul Ryan in Ocala, unemployment drops

By on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: October 19, 2012 at 11:32 am

Attorney General Pam Bondi, lawmakers haggle over millions in foreclosure cash – Florida claims first place in the number of foreclosed homes and the number of people on the verge of losing their homes. But according to a Thursday report, [...]

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In the News: Giant eyeball, voter registration, Zimmerman trial, IRS subpoena

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 15, 2012 at 4:08 pm

Giant eyeball on Fla. beach may be from swordfish – A giant, blue eyeball found on a South Florida beach last week likely came from a swordfish, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Genetic testing will be [...]

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In the News: Zimmerman wants delay in trial, Roach-eating contest death, Florida voter registration ends Tuesday, Obama and Romney tied in polls, Social Security benefits increase, Sandusky sentenced, America’s greenest city

By on October 9th, 2012 | Last updated: October 17, 2012 at 9:46 am

George Zimmerman to ask for delay in trial– Zimmerman requested a delay in his trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin and asked for the release of Martin’s school records and social media accounts. The Florida Times-Union Man collapses, dies [...]

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