Governor Scott vetoes bills on convenience stores, insurance

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott vetoed bills Tuesday that were intended to increase convenience-store security and to...

Orlando City Soccer to privately build stadium

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Soccer franchise Orlando City is going forward with plans for a downtown soccer-only stadium, privately paying for a project that...

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Dean resigns

Dr. Yaw Yeboah announced Monday that he will step down as dean of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering (COE) on July 31. Yeboah became...

Florida Briefs

Universities seek to fill trustee vacancies THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With vacancies across the state, the Florida Board of Governors is seeking applicants to serve...

Pass the joint

Patients cleared to get medicinal weed BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Patients could have access to long-awaited, non-euphoric pot products by the...

NOAA predicts another slow hurricane season

BY KEN KAYE SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – Joining other weather teams, government forecasters on Wednesday called for a slower-than-normal hurricane season, adding fuel to the...

Congress members unveil plan to restore Apalachicola Bay

The area and oyster industry has taken big hit due to lack of freshwater, drought By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – With the...

Fired Hillsborough schools superintendent named New York education commissioner

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Former Hillsborough County schools Superintendent MaryEllen Elia was named New York’s next education commissioner on Tuesday. The New York State Board...

New law allows secret recordings

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Children in Florida will be able to secretly record conversations related to sexual abuse or other violent acts under a...

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