FL Spends $1Million On Marvel’s Captain Citrus

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The Florida Department of Citrus announced last week that the super hero used to market orange juice from the Sunshine State would be used in a series of web-based short videos. The animated version was

rick scott

Gov Scott Appoints Commission For Hospital Finance Review

Gov. Rick Scott has appointed nine members to a commission aimed at wading through the finances of hospitals that receive tax-payer funds. Only one health care professional, a reconstructive microsurgeon, was named in yesterday’s announcement. With a looming $1


UCF Testing Bactericide Against Citrus Greening

A five-year, $4.6 million research program at the University of Central Florida is testing a possible bactericide against the deadly citrus greening disease that’s devastating the state’s citrus groves. The research centers around Zinkicide, a nanoparticle as small as

Asdrubal Cabrera, Jimmy Paredes

Rays Orioles Series Moved To The Trop This Weekend

The Orioles and the Rays were set to face off at Camden Yards in Baltimore this weekend. However, due to riots in Baltimore, Rays officials announced the weekend series would be shifted to Tropicana Field. The O’s will play


Terminally Ill Patients May Soon Take Experimental Drugs

Terminally ill patients will be able to take experimental drugs under a bill that’s going to Gov. Rick Scott. The Senate passed the bill yesterday on a 39-1 vote. If Scott signs it, dying people will be able to


Using Drones To Take Pics Could Be Illegal In Florida

Using drones to take photos of people on their own property could soon be illegal in Florida. Yesterday the Florida Legislature sent a bill to Gov. Rick Scott that places limits on the use of remote-controlled drones. If Scott

girl kills her brother

15-Year-Old Shoots and Kills Her Kills Brother: Where Are You DCF?

A 15-year-old girl in White Springs, Florida shot and killed her brother. The details of this story and the years of abuse this girl suffered are horrifying

Gas Prices

Will We See $1.99 Gas By The New Year?

Gas Prices Update Gas prices fell below $2 a gallon at various filling stations in Georgia and Tennessee last week, and prices in Florida are not far behind. The lowest prices in Florida are in the Jacksonville area at


IRS Phone Scam Largest-Ever, Running Rampant in Florida

An IRS phone scam is impacting residents all across Florida. Don't be a victim. Find out how you can protect yourself and loved ones from scammers


141 Year Old Temperature Record Broken In Jacksonville

Thursday morning not only broke an "ancient" record from 1873, but we also dropped to the second coldest temperature ever recorded in the month of November in Jacksonville.