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50/50 Support for Beer Tax

Posted: 04/01/2009 - As state lawmakers look to cigarettes and other “sin” taxes to fund the state budget, a hike in the tax on beer is on the table, but it is a long shot.

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Students Rally for the Dream Act

Posted: 03/31/2009 - Equal rights supporters want undocumented students to have the same access to opportunities as others.

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Kids Town Hall Meeting

Posted: 03/31/2009 - A group of kids questioned Charlie Crist on state issues.

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Kids Week

Posted: 03/31/2009 - Kids Week is in its 14th year and the celebration is off to a great start.

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Florida Cigarette Tax Moving Forward

Posted: 03/31/2009 - The Federal Cigarette Tax officially goes up tomorrow, and today in Tallahassee, a plan to hike the state fee for all tobacco products got its first hearing. Although the tax has some powerful enemies, you have to read between the lines to know what’s going on.

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Florida Lottery Offers Discounts

Posted: 03/30/2009 - In an attempt to boost sales, the Florida Lottery is offering discounts and buy one get one free coupons.

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Florida Universities Raising the Bar

Posted: 03/30/2009 - Getting a high school diploma could soon get harder in Florida. Lawmakers are reviewing legislation to raise the graduation standards. However, educators say schools can’t afford to enforce the stricter standards without more money.

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Georgia Seeks to Soften Stream Buffers

Posted: 03/26/2009 - Georgia lawmakers are looking at ways to promote growth, and softening state laws protecting waterways is one of them.

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Firefighters for Cigarette Tax

Posted: 03/26/2009 - Legislation for a state cigarette tax in Florida is still under consideration. Now firefighters are jumping on board, saying the bill would also cut down on house fires.

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Florida Legislators Passing the Buck on Education

Posted: 03/26/2009 - A plan to provide funding for education through a penny sales tax increase while weakening class size requirements is shaking up state budget negotiations. The education funding amendment would need voter approval, but the Governor says he doubts voters will get a chance to decide.

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Florida Legislators Passing the Buck on Education

Posted: 03/26/2009 - A plan to provide funding for education through a penny sales tax increase while weakening class size requirements is shaking up state budget negotiations. The education funding amendment would need voter approval, but the Governor says he doubts voters will get a chance to decide.

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Findings on an MRI of the Knee

Updated: 03/25/2009 - recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine about the accuracy of MRI scanning of the knee in middle aged people with osteoarthritis. What it showed was people with knee pain were almost as likely as people without knee pain to have an MRI that showed a tear in the knee cartilage. The problem is that the cartilage tear may or may not be the source of the knee pain, therefore fixing the tear may or may not lead to benefit for patient.

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Post Office Faces Financial Woes

Posted: 03/25/2009 - U.S. Postmaster General goes before Congress to testify to the budget crisis facing the U.S. Postal Service.

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Music and Arts Boost Achievement

Posted: 03/25/2009 - As school districts across the state brace for cuts, a new study by FSU suggests that some of the programs on the cutting block are the most effective in keeping students motivated and engaged and in school. Now, music educators and performing arts teachers are fighting for their livelihood.

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Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day

Updated: 03/24/2009 - Floridians with developmental disabilities are asking lawmakers to continue funding programs that help them live independently.

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