Statewide

News applicable to or from somewhere across the Florida peninsula, beyond WUFT’s core north central Florida coverage area.

New Bill Aims To Encourage Boating Safety

A new bill proposing the use of emergency locator devices known as beacons on boats will offer a 25 percent discount on annual registration fees if boaters purchase this device. The bill is targeting boating safety due to the boys lost at sea in the Jupiter Inlet.

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Campus Carry Measure Advances In House

A proposal that would allow concealed-weapon permit holders to bring handguns onto college and university campuses moved forward Wednesday in the state House. The measure is one of several proposals that would expand the rights of people who have concealed-weapons licenses. Leaders of the state university system have opposed the campus-carry proposal.

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