Florida Money

Florida May Change Scholarship Programs

College can be quite pricey therefore scholarships, like Florida’s Bright Futures program, can help a student or parent with the financial strain.


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Florida A&M Comes Back To Beat Coppin St. 82-71

Reggie Lewis scored 24 points, including six 3-pointers, as FloridaA&M overpowered Coppin State in the second half, winning 82-71 on Saturday.


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New “Stand Your Ground” Case Could Head To Supreme Court

A divided appeals court on Thursday threw out second-degree murder charges against a man who fatally shot two others outside a Chili’s restaurant in a case that could renew debate on the state’s “stand your ground” law.


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Mega Money Jackpot Rolls Over To $550,000

No one matched all four number plus the Mega Ball, causing a $550,00 rollover for the next jackpot, according to Florida Lottery officials.


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New Campaign Finance Laws Take Effect Friday

Future candidates in Florida will be allowed rake in even more money from contributors to their campaign starting Friday.


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Public Hearing On State Education Standards Coming To Davie

Later this month, Florida will hold three public hearings on controversial new education standards.


SANFORD, FL - MARCH 22: Protesters demonstrate at a rally for slain teenager Trayvon Martin on March 22, 2012 in Sanford, Florida. Sanford Police Department Chief Bill Lee announced today he will temporarily step down following the killing of the black unarmed teenager by a white and Hispanic neighborhood watch captain. Rev. Al Sharpton organized today's rally. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Rally In Tally Canceled, Others Planned For Trayvon Martin

The local, state and national rallies taking place in the wake of the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin are moving full steam ahead Friday but there’s been a change for a planned rally in Tally.



State Budget Shortfall Continues To Rise

As if the state’s budget wasn’t cash strapped enough, state revenue forecasters added about another $135 million dollar to that shortfall.