Florida’s unemployment rate has fallen below 10-percent for the first time in 2 years according to the Florida Deparment of Economic Opportunity. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports, there are some programs in place to help North Central Florida job seekers no matter how bad their situation might seem.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/FP-NS-Jobs.mp3|titles=FP NS Jobs]
The Lake City community is working to help a family of eight that lost their home in a fire last week. Donations so far include mattresses, shoes, toothbrushes and sports equipment for the kids, and a GoFundMe has been set up to raise money toward a down payment on a new house.