Florida

Gas Prices On The Rise In Florida

Jul 24, 2017

AAA reports Florida has the 16th cheapest gas in the U.S.—that’s including a seven cent increase across the state.

Eglin Air Force Base Ready to Adjust to Hiring Freeze

Feb 2, 2017
UMUC.edu

A federal hiring freeze implemented by President Trump is impacting more than 360 vacant positions at Eglin Air Force Base in west Florida. But administrators at Eglin are ready to adjust.

Annie E. Casey Foundation / Kids Count, Florida, Georgia

Florida and Georgia are faring poorly on the annual child well-being report card. Both state’s slipped further toward the bottom when it comes to economic well being, health, family and community and educational outcomes.

Witness To Innocence

The memorial service for David Keaton is scheduled for Saturday at 1 p.m. at New Bethel AME Church in Quincy. He’s Florida’s first death row exonoree in the modern era who recently passed away—who’s also known as the nation’s first man to be exonerated from death row.

Let the games continue!

Sen. Rob Bradley (R-Fleming) is pushing for a year extension of an agreement between the Seminole Tribe of Florida  and Florida that gives the Tribe exclusive rights for some games.  

The Seminole Tribe  wants to renew an exclusive gambling contract with the state. The Florida Senate is preparing a plan to extend part of the agreement with the Tribe to allow games such as blackjack at six tribe-owned casinos for another year.