Tag Archives: winter

In The News: Bill Proposes Mandatory High School CPR Training, Winter Storm Affects Orlando Flights, Ringling Bros. Circus Phasing Out Elephant Act, Lawmakers Propose Ending Speed Traps

By on March 5th, 2015 | Last updated: March 5, 2015 at 3:55 pm

American Heart Association pushes again for CPR education – A senate bill filed in January that aims to require CPR training in Florida high schools has yet to be heard by Republican Sen. John Legg’s education committee.  Legg said he is opposed to […]

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Chilly Temperatures Create Challenges for Blueberry Farmers

By on January 9th, 2015 | Last updated: January 9, 2015 at 12:23 pm

Local farmers use overhead irrigation systems and high tents to protect their blueberry buds and blooms from the winter weather.

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Local Homeless Population Braves Cold Weather Outdoors

By on January 9th, 2015 | Last updated: January 9, 2015 at 12:11 pm

Individuals living in tents outside of Grace Marketplace burn twigs and hang sheets to stay warm as the temperatures drop. Grace Marketplace does allow tent residents to stay indoors during nights below 45 degrees.

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Grace Marketplace Rises Above Capacity On Cold Nights

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:22 pm

The shelter accommodates unusually high numbers on harsh, cold nights this season.

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Florida citrus crops drop

By on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: September 13, 2013 at 11:19 am

A drop in Florida citrus crops could potentially increase prices for consumers. UF, the USDA and citrus growers have been investing time and money to come up with “aggressive” research methods to fight Greening and citrus canker.

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