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Major Insurance Bill Poised For Approval

Major Insurance Bill Poised For Approval

By on April 23, 2019 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – The Senate as early as Wednesday could give final approval to a plan that would overhaul the controversial insurance practice known as assignment of benefits. Senators on Tuesday took up the House version of the bill (HB 7065), setting the stage for a final vote on the highest-profile insurance issue of the […]

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Senate Passes Controversial School Safety Bill

Senate Passes Controversial School Safety Bill

By on April 23, 2019 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – In search of a solution that will prevent another school massacre, a sharply divided Florida Senate on Tuesday passed a wide-ranging school safety bill that includes a controversial provision aimed at adding armed teachers to the line of defense. The Senate passed the bill on a 22-17 vote, with Democrats and Sen. Anitere […]

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Bethune-Cookman Selects 7th President

Bethune-Cookman Selects 7th President

By on April 23, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Soon, the home of the Wildcats will be welcoming their new president on campus. That’s according to Bethune-Cookman University, who recently announced that they have selected the institution’s seventh president. Their choice is Dr. E. LaBrent Chrite, who will take office at the beginning of July this year. Chrite currently serves as the dean […]

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Mall Attack Victim Doesn’t Want To Press Charges

Mall Attack Victim Doesn’t Want To Press Charges

By on April 23, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – A victim who was attacked at the Volusia Mall tells police that he doesn’t want to press charges against his attackers. That’s according to Daytona Beach police, following an attack that took place over the weekend. The report from DBPD says that the attack happened just before 4 p.m. on Saturday (April 20th). […]

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“Marsy’s Law” Requests Records From Prosecutors

“Marsy’s Law” Requests Records From Prosecutors

By on April 23, 2019 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – Backers of a November constitutional amendment designed to expand crime-victims’ rights said Monday they have requested records from prosecutors across the state about how the amendment is being carried out. The group Marsy’s Law for Florida, which led efforts to pass the amendment, said it has requested records from state attorneys in […]

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Senate Poised To Take Up Major Education Bill

Senate Poised To Take Up Major Education Bill

By on April 23, 2019 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – The Senate is slated Wednesday to take up a wide-ranging education bill that includes creating a new voucher program and revamping the controversial Best and Brightest teacher-bonus program. Expanding school choice is a priority of Gov. Ron DeSantis, and the Senate bill (SB 7070) includes creating a voucher program that would be […]

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FCSO Investigating Easter Shooting

FCSO Investigating Easter Shooting

By on April 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Bunnell, FL – Flagler County deputies need the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for a shooting. According to the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, a shooting occurred just after eight o’clock on Easter (April 21st) at a Circle K gas station off of Moody Boulevard. One male was shot in the back in the gas station […]

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AAA: Gas Prices Slide With Impending Spike Possible

AAA: Gas Prices Slide With Impending Spike Possible

By on April 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – The new report from AAA says Florida gas prices fell five cents, but another hike could soon be on the way. According to AAA, after imposing sanctions on exports of Iranian oil last November, the United States granted allowing Iran’s eight main oil-buyers to continue making limited purchases. But, a column in the Washington […]

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State Jobless Rate Holds Steady In March

State Jobless Rate Holds Steady In March

Tallahassee, FL – Florida’s unemployment rate remained unchanged from February to March, according to numbers released Friday by the state Department of Economic Opportunity. The 3.5 percent jobless mark represents 360,000 Floridians out of work from a workforce of 10.3 million, an increase of 3,000 listed as unemployed from February to March. The state unemployment […]

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Jeep Beach Descends On Daytona

Jeep Beach Descends On Daytona

By on April 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – One of the largest Jeep only events in the country is coming back to the World’s Most Famous Beach. Today (April 22nd) marks the start of the week-long event, Jeep Beach, which will bring Jeep enthusiasts to the area to celebrate a passion for off-road vehicles. And since before the event, Volusia County Beach […]

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