Environment

Environment
11:30 am
Tue August 23, 2011

Universities face regulations to settle turf fights

Tallahassee, FL – Florida's higher education system is in a war with itself. The state's public and private colleges and universities are fighting over turf. Many of the schools want to expand their programs into other parts of the state. The problem is, they often put programs where similar ones exist. Now as Lynn Hatter reports, the group that oversees the state's 11 public universities, is trying to get control of the conflict.

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Environment
11:05 am
Tue August 23, 2011

Hurricane Irene heads up U.S. East Coast

Tallahassee, FL – Hurricane Irene is on track to hit Florida by the end of the week. The hurricane season has been minimal so far, but Regan McCarthy September usually marks the peak of the season.

Most of Florida is in Irene's 5-day-forecast cone, meaning the entire state stands to be impacted by the storm. And Florida Department of Emergency Management spokesman William Booher says now is the time for people to be sure they're prepared.

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Environment
11:11 am
Mon August 15, 2011

Florida appeals ruling over shared water supply with Alabama, Georgia

Tallahassee, FL – Florida and Alabama are appealing the latest ruling in the tri-state water wars. The states say the ruling which reinstates Georgia's right to use the shared water supply will take away too much of their water, but Regan McCarthy reports Georgia says the amount it uses is negligible.

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