Univeristy of Florida

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A new law goes into effect October 1st which will create stricter penalties for stealing beehives, that’s good news for Florida farmers experiencing decreased profits and honey bee die-offs.


It’s been a rough week for a couple of Florida’s public universities Lynn Hatter reports fights over budget cuts and the future of a 12th state university have grabbed headlines around the state and the nation.  

University of Florida administrators are trying to cut about $40 million out of the school’s budget. Much of the focus has been on the school’s Computer Information Sciences program.  And students and faculty have been voicing their opinions on the issue…loudly.