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Putnam Says Trade Deal Falls Short For Florida Farmers


Tallahassee, FL – Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam would like the renegotiated and rebranded North American Free Trade Agreement to do more to help the state’s farmers. And he’s not alone, as U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., also expressed concerns about the absence of relief for Florida agriculture in the revamped trade pact announced late Sunday. Putnam, who has long ... Read More »

Media Groups Fight “Jane Doe� Request In Gun Case


Tallahassee, FL – Media organizations from across the country are urging a federal appeals court to reject an attempt to allow two teens to remain anonymous in a challenge to a new Florida gun law. A brief filed last week on behalf of 21 organizations argued that allowing the teens to take part in the challenge as Jane Doe and ... Read More »

Judge Blocks Medical Marijuana Process


Tallahassee, FL – In what could be another delay for Florida’s burgeoning medical-marijuana industry, a Tallahassee judge agreed Wednesday to block state health officials from moving forward with the application process for highly sought-after medical marijuana licenses. Leon County Circuit Judge Charles Dodson’s verbal order during a hearing came nearly two months after he found that a state law, passed ... Read More »

Watch New Queen Movie Teaser Clip


Rami Malek discusses playing Freddie Mercury in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ interview video that features new scenes from movie. Continue reading… …read more Source:: Ultimate Classic Rock Read More »

Daytona OK’s Dirt Sale To Cover Homeless Shelter Costs


Daytona Beach, FL – Commissioners move forward with a plan to sell dirt in the hopes of covering a little over $2 million in construction costs for the new 100-bed homeless shelter to be built on the west side of Daytona Beach. By unanimous vote at tonight’s meeting (October 3rd), all seven Daytona Beach City Commission members approved an amended ... Read More »

Edgewater Man Makes Death Threats During City Meeting


Edgewater, FL – A bitter dispute between neighbors boils over at the Edgewater City Council meeting, leading to one of them making death threats on video and threatening to kill himself. 56-year-old Leonard J. Towsley was not arrested after making those comments during Monday night’s meeting (October 1st), but he was escorted out of the chamber by members of the ... Read More »

15 People Displaced By Fire At Ormond Assisted Living Facility


Ormond Beach, FL – 15 people are now without a home after a fire burned through the inside of an assisted living facility in Ormond Beach. First responders – mostly from Volusia County Fire Rescue – were called to the scene at 725 Parque Drive around 4:30 p.m. today (October 3rd). That’s around a half-mile north of the Publix on ... Read More »