Posted: 10:40 AM Gov. Rick Scott said that signs of strength in the global civil aviation market are being tempered by worries over declining U.S. defense budgets as he meets with private companies during a weeklong trade mission in the United Kingdom.
Updated: 1:54 PM The Florida Department of Education has released school grades for elementary and middle schools in the state. The commissioner says today's grades are moving the system in the right direction.
Posted: 10:19 AM Facing financial insecurity in Europe, sluggishness in China and an election in November, state economists took a cautious, stay-the-course approach to their view of the national economic picture while reiterating that the recent slowdown likely won't result in another recession.
Posted: 10:13 AM The task force created by Gov. Rick Scott to review Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law heard from experts on security and neighborhood-watch programs– along with emotional statements from members of the public who said crime had touched their lives.
Updated: 11:47 PM Nearly two weeks have passed since a federal judge ruled the state can move forward with its efforts to remove illegally registered voters from the voting rolls.
But as Whitney Ray tells us, Governor Rick Scott is still fighting to use a federal database needed to continue the purge.
Posted: 10:08 PM Federal legislation is now classifying shops that operate these 'roll your own' machines as cigarette manufacturers, and requiring them to pay hefty license fees. Many operators are finding it easier to just drop the 'roll your own' business.
Updated: 5:46 PM Disaster recovery centers are open in Clay and Franklin counties to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by Tropical Storm Debby. The centers are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week.
Posted: 4:19 PM Additional assistance to aid in recovery from the impacts of Tropical Storm Debby was requested today for six additional Florida counties. A request was made to extend the federal declaration for Public Assistance to include Bradford, Collier, Duval, Levy, Santa Rosa and Taylor Counties.
Updated: 12:46 AM The Tallahassee City Commission held a budget workshop on the morning of July 10th. The city faces a deficit of almost 1 million dollars for 2013 if they cant find a way to balance it out.
Updated: 9:24 PM Got Power? A coalition of civic, faith, and student groups say you do and they urge you to use that power at the polls. The coalition is kicking off its "Got Power" Campaign to promote voter engagement.
Posted: 9:02 AM Florida is both a model and a cautionary tale for other states grappling with violent crimes against homeless people, and it will play a lead role at a congressional hearing on the subject.