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Board Of Education Approves College Performance Funding

A new performance-funding system for state colleges was approved Thursday by the State Board of Education, the latest step in Florida officials’ drive to tie money for higher education to how well institutions and their students do.

07/23/2015

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 09: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide stands on the stage with the team mascot after defeating Louisiana State University Tigers in the 2012 Allstate BCS National Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 9, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Alabama won the game by a score of 21-0. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Forde: Difficult to Pick an SEC Favorite

Is the almighty SEC up for grabs this season? “I think there’s transition on the field,” Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde said on the Big O Show with Joe Zagacki at SEC Media Days. “There’s so […]

WQAM–07/13/2015

A crane stands on the beach at dawn on the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill on April 20, 2011 in Orange Beach, Alabama. Orange Beach on the Gulf Coast was impacted by oil in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion which killed eleven crew members. 206 million gallons of oil eventually spilled into the Gulf of Mexico until the BP well was finally sealed. April 20 marks the one-year anniversary of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gulf States Reach $18.7 B Settlement With BP Over Oil Spill

Oil company BP and five Gulf states, including Florida, announced an $18.7 billion settlement Thursday which resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the 2010 oil spill.

07/02/2015

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Judge To Set Chinese Drywall Damages For 2,700 Homeowners

A U.S. District Judge is expected to set damages in the Chinese drywall cases involving Florida homeowners.

06/09/2015

CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Duke Energy Buys Stake In Proposed Pipeline In Florida

Electric Utility giant Duke Energy bought ownership in the proposed Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline that will run through Florida.

05/05/2015

Quarterback Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles reacts after losing 59-20 to the Oregon Ducks in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2015 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Buccaneers Select Jameis Winston With Top Pick In NFL Draft

Several questions surrounded Jameis Winston heading into Thursday’s NFL draft, but it was almost a no doubter when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected him number one overall.

04/30/2015

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Pups Pulled From Mill Make Their Way To South Florida

A group of dogs, saved from bad conditions made their way to South Florida on Wednesday.

04/22/2015

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College Students Suspended After Charges In Panama City Beach Sex Assault

Two Alabama college students have been suspended in connection with a sexual assault on a Florida beach in broad daylight, an assault which was recorded on cellphone video.

CBS Miami–04/13/2015

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ACMs 2015: Off-Camera Awards Winners: Luke Bryan, Eric Church, More

Alabama and Loretta Lynn also scored pre-telecast awards.

04/08/2015

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Dick Wood, Who Was Dolphins’ 1st QB, Dies At Age 79

Dick Wood, the first starting quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, has died at the age of 79.

04/07/2015

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