State Blames Bank After Florida Educators' Bonus Checks BounceRemember those $1,000 bonus checks Governor Ron DeSantis promised teachers? Turns out about 50 Florida educators were unable to cash the checks from the state because they bounced, Florida Department of Education officials acknowledged Friday.
Powerball Jackpot Swells To $523 Million This WeekendFlorida lottery players are hoping to win big this weekend after no ticket matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball lottery drawing, pushing the weekend jackpot to an estimated $523 million.
Feds Pay First Florida School District For COVID-19 Mask MandateFlorida’s Alachua County School Board has received nearly $150,000 from President Joe Biden's administration to make up for state pay cuts imposed over a board's vote for a student anti-coronavirus mask mandate.
Florida Poised To End Financial Ties With Ben & Jerry’s Over Decision To Stop Selling Products In West Bank, GazaFlorida continues to move closer to ending financial ties with ice-cream giant Ben & Jerry’s and its parent company, Unilever PLC.
Space Florida Seeks Space Force Training SiteFlorida’s aerospace agency has been working to bring a Space Force training site to the state after the command headquarters for the fledgling military branch landed in Alabama.
Florida's Nikki Fried Weighs Action Over DeSantis' Environmental AppointmentAgriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried said Tuesday she might have to consider legal action over Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to unilaterally appoint a new Department of Environmental Protection secretary. But first, she wants to give the governor another chance to put the issue before the state Cabinet.
Florida's Fallen Firefighters Honored At 'Ringing Of The Bell' CeremonyFlorida's fallen firefighters were honored on Tuesday morning during a 'Ringing of the Bell' ceremony in Tallahassee.
Florida Woman Records Close Encounter With Alligator While PaddleboardingA Florida woman, paddleboarding in a lagoon at Silver Springs State Park, had a scary and potentially dangerous close encounter with a very large alligator and it was all caught on camera.
Florida Hospital Administrators Ask Lawmakers For Help Amid Staffing Crisis
Dueling Florida Lottery Jackpots: Mega Millions Reaches $432 Million, Powerball At $472 MillionFlorida Lottery players have more than 900 million reasons to play Mega Millions and Powerball. That’s because there is a total of $904 million up for grabs in both jackpots combined.
AAA: Florida Gas Prices On 'Rollercoaster Ride' As State Average Reaches New High For 2021Florida gas prices are now holding steady after unexpectedly jumping 10 cents last week. The state average price of $3.10 per gallon is a new 2021 high, 7 cents more than the previous high, set back in early August.
Florida Town Makes Money Magazine's 50 'Best Places To Live' ListMoney Magazine is out with its annual list of the 50 Best Places To Live In The United States for 2021 & 2022 and one Florida city made it into the top 50 this year.
They're Back! Love Bugs Invade Florida Once AgainThey’re back. Lovebugs. The name sounds cute, but the bizarre insects are anything but when they bombard your car on the highway or when they get in your hair or crawl all over your body.
2022 Florida Prepaid Application Fees Being Waived During Early EnrollmentFamilies looking to enroll their children in this year’s Florida prepaid college plan, from now until October 31, will have their application fee waived.
Haiti Prosecutor Seeks Charges Against Prime Minister Ariel Henry In President's AssassinationHaiti's chief prosecutor has asked a judge to charge Prime Minister Ariel Henry in the slaying of the late President Jovenel Moïse and asked other officials to bar him from leaving the country.