Noah Hertz

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Noah Hertz is a third year Political Science/International Affairs student at Florida State University. Noah is the Chief News Anchor and a DJ at WVFS and an executive contributing writer for Spire Magazine. When he isn't working, Noah likes board games, listening to music and biking.

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Recently, enrollment of new behavioral health providers in two South Florida counties were suspended from the state’s low-income health program. 

CFO's Press Office

Florida’s pool and spa related deaths rose from 2016 to 2017. 

Tom Flanigan

March for Our Lives activists are rallying at the Capital Saturday in support of gun reform. A group of gun rights activists is also planning a Saturday rally at the Capital.

Valdosta Police Department

For more than 20 years the Valdosta Police Department has taken a week out of the summer teach kids about avoiding drugs.

Leon County Sheriff's Office

The new “Reality Check” program from the Leon County Sheriff’s Office is giving teens a firsthand look at the criminal justice process

A wildfire in Franklin County burns more than 800 acres.
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By the end of the week, all of the families displaced by last month’s fire in Eastpoint, Florida will be in housing.

The state of Florida is leasing part of the Centre of Tallahassee Mall, and that means many businesses, like the Sharing Tree, will have to move soon. 

Leon County Sheriff's Office

400 families received a box of free food Wednesday during the Leon County Sheriff’s Office Farm Share event Wednesday morning.

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Population growth in Florida is below projected census expectations and is slowing down overall. 

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Thomasville, Georgia’s recycling center reopens Monday. The facility shut down for a few days to make changes to how it accepts paper and plastic.

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The fire that ravaged Eastpoint, Florida has left some families with nothing, but numerous groups are helping victims through donations.

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The American Petroleum Institute wants to expand oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and along the Atlantic coast.  API says safety isn’t a concern this time. 

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June and July are the two most dangerous months for drivers. That’s why the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is kicking off their Safe Summer Travel campaign. 

Noah Hertz / WFSU - Florida Public Radio

Hurricane season has officially begun. To kick things off, Leon County officials are pairing with the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, or FLASH, to set an example of preparation. 

NOAA

Climate change could impact the strength of hurricanes in the Atlantic. That’s according to Senior NASA Scientist, Timothy Hall. 

Florida Department of Health

Mosquitoes can be carriers for diseases the Florida Department of Health would rather not see this summer. 

Stacy Young

Hurricane season begins June 1st and the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation is reminding consumers that flood insurance does not come with every insurance plan. 

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One in five people over the age of 65 will fall victim to financial exploitation in Florida. 

City of Valdosta's facebook page

Valdosta Public Works is using its Mosquito Control Outreach program to remind citizens they can help fight mosquitos too. 

Tim Donovan / FWC's Flickr

The number of boating accidents in Florida has been on the rise since 2016.

Orlando police, investigators brief reporters on early morning shooting at the Pulse nightclub.
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Orlando Police Lieutenant Scott Smith is this year’s Officer of the Year. Smith is being recognized for his bravery following the Pulse Nightclub shooting in 2016.