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Mail-In Ballots Top 500,000 Across State

Mail-In Ballots Top 500,000 Across State

By on October 18, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – Voting in the Nov. 6 general election has already surpassed the half-million mark. Numbers posted Wednesday morning by the Florida Division of Elections show 554,350 people had cast vote-by-mail ballots. Also, the latest figures came as a number of counties hit hard last week by Hurricane Michael — Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gulf, Holmes, […]

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Supreme Court Details Clash Over Education Ballot Measure

Supreme Court Details Clash Over Education Ballot Measure

By on October 18, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – After saying last month that it was blocking a controversial education measure from the November ballot, the Florida Supreme Court has released details of the ruling that show sharp differences about a proposal that one justice said would have brought a “monumental” change to the state Constitution. Justices, in a 4-3 decision, said […]

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Scott Seeks Backing On Medical Marijuana Appeal

Scott Seeks Backing On Medical Marijuana Appeal

By on October 18, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – With a 5 p.m. Friday deadline looming, Gov. Rick Scott has sought support from legislative leaders before appealing a Tallahassee judge’s order that critics say would create pandemonium in the state’s medical-marijuana industry if allowed to stand. Responding to Scott’s request, House Speaker Richard Corcoran, incoming Speaker Jose Oliva and other Republican House […]

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Man Arrested After Stalking His Probation Officer

Man Arrested After Stalking His Probation Officer

By on October 18, 2018 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – A man is arrested by Volusia County Sheriff’s Office after he was caught stalking his probation officer. 28-year-old Zachary Sievert was arrested by VCSO on Monday (October 15th) and was charged with aggravated stalking after he was found to have been stalking his probation officer. According to the report, it all started around 2 a.m. […]

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More Oversight Planned At UCF After Improper Spending

More Oversight Planned At UCF After Improper Spending

By on October 17, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – After the University of Central Florida improperly paid for building projects, the university system’s Board of Governors is moving forward with a plan that will require more oversight of so-called “carry-forward” funds that universities, unlike most state agencies, are allowed to accumulate. Syd Kitson, chairman of the board’s Budget and Finance Committee, […]

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University Performance Funding Set For Changes

University Performance Funding Set For Changes

By on October 17, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – Florida university leaders want to revise the system’s performance-funding model, looking to eliminate a dreaded “bottom three” that annually denies state money to the lowest-performing schools. In this academic year, Florida A&M University, the University of North Florida and New College of Florida missed out on shares of $265 million in state performance […]

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Election Changes Urged In Storm-Ravaged Areas

Election Changes Urged In Storm-Ravaged Areas

By on October 17, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – Okaloosa County Supervisor of Elections Paul Lux, who serves as president of the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections, wants the state to consider changes for the general election — from emailed vote-by-mail ballots to combining precincts — to help people directly affected by Hurricane Michael. Noting polling places may not be […]

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Study Shows Breast Cancer Effects In Volusia County

Study Shows Breast Cancer Effects In Volusia County

By on October 17, 2018 in WNDB News

Volusia County, FL – With this month being breast cancer awareness month, a new study is released that shows how breast cancer has affected Volusia County. The Center for Disease Control reports that around 237,000 women and over 2,000 men are diagnosed with breast cancer each year with around 41,000 women and 450 men dying annually […]

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Suicide Attempt Prompts Homicide Investigation

Suicide Attempt Prompts Homicide Investigation

By on October 17, 2018 in WNDB News

Palm Coast, FL – Flagler County deputies arrest a man after a suicide attempt on I-95 that sparks a homicide investigation in Jacksonville. FCSO responded to a suicidal person near Mile Marker 286 on I-95 southbound Monday (October 15th) morning. Deputies, with the assistance of an OnStar operator, were able to stop the vehicle and make […]

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Man Airlifted After Palm Coast Shooting

Man Airlifted After Palm Coast Shooting

By on October 16, 2018 in WNDB News

Palm Coast, FL – A man is airlifted to the hospital after a shooting incident that took place early this morning. Flagler County Sheriff’s Office announced that they’re now investigating a shooting that took place off White Star Drive just after 1:30 this morning in Palm Coast. Deputies say they found an adult male inside of […]

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