Sunday, March 26, 2017

Florida

marieb hall at fgcu

BY | LLOYD DUNKELBERGER One of the benefits of an expansion of online classes in Florida universities is that it gives students more flexibility in balancing their academic loads with ...
the flag of the state of florida

Florida’s unemployment rate held at 5 percent from January to February and matches the mark for the state a year ago, according to numbers released Friday by the Department of ...
In this Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 file photo, the logo of the BP is seen outside its petrol station in East Molesey, southwest London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Northwest Florida counties moved closer Thursday to getting money the state received last year from the multibillion-dollar BP settlement tied to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The House unanimously ...
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BY | DARA KAM A key House committee Tuesday approved a gambling measure aimed at creating a new agreement with the Seminole Tribe, though a tribe representative recently called the ...
In this Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, marijuana grows at a medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Illinois. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

BY | DARA KAM More growers, access to treatment for snowbirds and greater flexibility in the relationship between patients and doctors are among the items likely to be included in ...
Bailey's General Store recently went solar, adding a 270-panel photovoltaic system to their energy usage.

BY | JIM TURNER Some backers of a renewable-energy tax break that voters approved in August contend a House proposal to carry out the constitutional amendment could slow the growth ...
In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, artwork and signatures cover a fence around the Pulse nightclub, scene of a mass shooting, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of survivors and victims’ relatives from the Orlando nightclub massacre are suing the gunman’s employer and wife, claiming they could have stopped ...
This undated photo made available by Universal Orlando Resort, shows the new "Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon" ride in Orlando, Florida. (Universal Orlando Resort via AP)

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — At Universal Orlando Resort’s new “Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon” ride, waiting in line has been replaced by lounging on couches ...
marco rubio in the middle east

During an official visit to the embattled Middle east, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a member of the Select Committee on Intelligence, investigated United States programs in the region. Rubio initially ...
florida house

In a case stemming from a law that requires HIV-infected people to inform potential sexual partners about the disease, the Florida Supreme Court this week said a legal definition of ...
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