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Charlotte’s Web Marijuana May Be Available This Year

Florida officials are predicting that a strain of low-potency marijuana should finally be available for medical purposes later this year. Legislators in 2014 voted to legalize a strain of marijuana known as Charlotte’s Web to treat epilepsy and cancer

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Hurricane Forecast Out Today And NOAA Aircraft Makeover

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is getting ready to announce its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season. Administrator Kathryn Sullivan will join Joe Nimmich of the Federal Emergency Management Administration and New Orleans Mayor

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$1.6 Million To Study Effectiveness Of Florida Virtual School

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) _ The U.S. Department of Education is funding a $1.6 million, three-year study of the effectiveness of virtual schooling in Florida, one place where online learning is fast growing. University of Michigan economics and education

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Future: Pre-Crime Intervention Coming to Miami

Where is my minority report?