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A man seen shooting a gun. (Source: CBS4)

High Caliber Proposal For Colleges Shooting Through Legislature

When you think of university campuses, lofty ideals and deep thoughts come to mind. You don’t think of a shooting gallery. But that’s what some fear Florida campuses might become if a bill in the legislature hits the mark.

04/02/2015

New data released from the U.S. Census Bureau showed that the population of The Villages grew by 5.4 percent between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014.   (Source: thevillages.com)

Florida Community Ranked #1 For Growth In Nation

A Central Florida community west of Orlando was the fastest growing metro area in the nation last year.

03/26/2015

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Surgical, Recovery Centers Get Aid In House

Despite objections from the hospital industry, a House panel Tuesday approved a bill that would allow patients to stay overnight at ambulatory surgical centers and open the door for longer-term “recovery care centers.”

03/10/2015

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Negron Zeros In On Dispute Over Juvenile Detention Costs

Florida’s long-running conflict between the state and counties over how to share juvenile-detention costs is flaring again — and a powerful lawmaker is unhappy about what is happening.

02/12/2015

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66-Year-Old Inmate Found Dead In Sarasota Jail

A jail inmate was found dead in his cell on Saturday, according to Sarasota authorities.

02/07/2015

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Three Florida Metro Areas Lead In Home Price Increases

Three Florida metro areas had among the biggest increases in home prices year over year.

01/04/2015

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Lawmaker Files Bill To Allow Firearms On University Campuses

A newly filed bill would allow people to carry concealed weapons on state college and university campuses.

12/09/2014

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Nine Fantasy 5 Players Hit The Jackpot

Several lottery players will have a nicer holiday season thanks to the jackpots they just won Friday night.

12/06/2014

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School Is First Step In Mom’s Road From Poverty

Edwards wants something better for her two sons, who are ages 4 and 7.

11/29/2014

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Florida Man Injured When Motorcycle Hits Deer

A man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after crashing into a deer.

11/24/2014

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