At least two years in the making, proposed pari-mutuel regulations continue to leave industry operators divided, with some saying the rules don’t go far enough and others complaining that the plan will put them out of business.
In what could be a game changer in Florida’s gambling arena, an appeals court Friday ordered state regulators to allow slot machines at a Gadsden County racetrack.
An elderly man driving southbound in a northbound highway lane crashed into another car, killing himself and the other driver in Hamilton, County. The accident just before midnight Friday created a five car pileup involving a Greyhound bus on route to Atlanta from Tampa. Some 13 passengers were treated for minor injuries.
The Miami Heat can never have too many big men on the roster and they picked up a seven-foot shooter Friday when they signed Justin Hamilton for the rest of the season.
Sinkholes are an all to common occurrence in Florida and that’s why the state has received a $1.08 million federal grant to study the state’s vulnerability to the natural phenomenon.
Michael Snaer was the California player of the year and a McDonald’s All American who passed up chances to join any of several of the nation’s traditional powerhouses to make a difference at a school trying to climb into the elite.