Medical Marijuana Patient Number Tops 100,000 In Florida

Medical Marijuana Patient Number Tops 100,000 In Florida

By on April 21, 2018 in WNDB News

Florida – Florida’s medical-marijuana patient database has hit the 100,000 mark, according to a weekly update issued by the state Department of Health’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use. Marijuana supporters celebrated the number, revealed on April 20, which is also known as “weed day” throughout the nation. As of Friday, 100,576 Florida patients had registered […]

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FCSO Holds ‘Addressing Crime Together’ Meeting To Discuss Crime & Initiatives

FCSO Holds ‘Addressing Crime Together’ Meeting To Discuss Crime & Initiatives

By on April 21, 2018 in WNDB News

Palm Coast, FL – Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly recently attended an “Addressing Crime Together” community meeting to discuss crime trends, department initiatives, and changes in domestic violence case policy. On Thursday afternoon, Staly addressed community members at the Hilton Garden Inn in Palm Coast. He discussed crime trends in the area, the initiatives the […]

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Corrections Agency Backed On Substance Abuse Contracts

Corrections Agency Backed On Substance Abuse Contracts

Florida – An administrative law judge Friday rejected a challenge to decisions by the Florida Department of Corrections to award two contracts for substance-abuse treatment services in state prisons. Judge Darren Schwartz, in a 41-page recommended order, said a protest by GEO Reentry Services, LLC should be dismissed. The department in January said it planned to […]

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DeLand Will Host Annual Tree Giveaway For Residents

DeLand Will Host Annual Tree Giveaway For Residents

By on April 20, 2018 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – If you are looking for a new tree to spruce up your property, the City of DeLand is holding its annual Tree Giveaway on April 21. The City of DeLand and DeLand Breakfast Rotary Club will host the Tree Giveaway on Saturday at 8 AM at the DeLand Public Works Complex at […]

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Home Sales In Daytona Area Drop Slightly In March Compared To Last Year

Home Sales In Daytona Area Drop Slightly In March Compared To Last Year

By on April 20, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – The Daytona Beach area saw a slight dip in single-family home sales in March compared to last year, but inventory levels of homes continued to rise. In March, 446 detached existing single-family homes were sold around Daytona Beach with a median sales price of $234,997, according to Multiple Listing Service (MLS) […]

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Volusia School District Begins Contract Negotiations With Teachers Union

Volusia School District Begins Contract Negotiations With Teachers Union

By on April 20, 2018 in WNDB News

Volusia County, FL – The Volusia County School District began negotiations with the teachers union this week to settle details about salaries, benefits, and other items in the contract for the upcoming fiscal year. The school district says that the Florida Legislature only provided Volusia County Schools an extra 45 cents per student (.01%) to […]

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Bethune-Cookman University Kicks Off Fundraising Event For Bethune Statue In D.C.

Bethune-Cookman University Kicks Off Fundraising Event For Bethune Statue In D.C.

By on April 20, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) will host a kick-off event on Friday to raise funds to put a statue of B-CU’s founder and civil rights leader, Mary McLeod Bethune, in the National Statuary Hall in Washington D.C. The university says it will begin the fundraising campaign on April 20 at 2 PM on […]

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Florida Colleges & Universities Wary Of Dual-Enrollment Change

Florida Colleges & Universities Wary Of Dual-Enrollment Change

Florida – State colleges could face higher costs after a new law revamped the dual-enrollment program for students at private high schools who take courses at public colleges and universities. Dual enrollment is an increasingly popular program that allows students from grades six through 12 to take post-secondary courses that help them complete high school as well […]

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Florida Judge Rejects Challenge To Controversial School Law

Florida Judge Rejects Challenge To Controversial School Law

By on April 20, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Florida – Rejecting arguments of school boards across the state, a Leon County circuit judge this week formally rejected a challenge to a controversial 2017 law that included a series of moves to boost charter schools. Circuit Judge John Cooper, who had earlier indicated he would turn down the challenge, issued an 18-page ruling Tuesday siding with […]

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Bethune Granddaughter Arrested For Embezzling From Daytona Non-Profit

Bethune Granddaughter Arrested For Embezzling From Daytona Non-Profit

By on April 19, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – The treasurer of the Daytona branch of the National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW) and granddaughter of the late founder of Bethune-Cookman University has been arrested for embezzlement. NLAPW is a non-profit that helps provide scholarships for college students. Daytona Beach Police (DBPD) say that in February of this year, […]

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