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  • Collecting food stamps in Florida
    Collecting food stamps in Florida
    TheU.S. Department of Agriculturereported last monththat 46,556,434 Americans, or about 14 percent of the population, collected food stamps nationwide. The number of recipients was down from last year where 47,636,090 took advantage of the popular...
  • The Orpheum
    Upcoming Metal shows at The Orpheum!
    The Orpheum is a venue in Ybor City, Florida. They host huge concerts (as well as other performances such as wrestling and on Saturday evenings at ten, it turns into a night club). People flock to The Orpheum for it's vast and diverse line up...
  • Charlie Crist begins "kitchen table tour" in Tampa Bay
    Charlie Crist begins "kitchen table tour" in Tampa Bay
    Charlie Crist wants to come to your home and talk about the issues at your kitchen table.According to theTampa Bay Timeson Sept. 29, Crist kicked off his "kitchen table tour" at a home in Pasco County in the Tampa Bay area. The goal of...
  • Troubled race relations
    Florida Adds Another Notch To Their "Killing Belt"
    A Florida individual killed an African-American teen over an argument due to the loud music the teen was playing at the gas pumps. How often do any of us have a similar experience yet we don't kill the person who offends us. Yes, we live in...
  • Five youngsters among 15 wounded in Miami nightclub early morning shooting
    Five young girls among 15 wounded in Miami nightclub early morning shooting
    The Spot night club in Miami, Florida, was the scene of a shooting in the early morning hours of Sept. 28 when 15 people, five of whom were youngsters, were wounded by gunfire. Police in Miami are looking for the shooter, a motive for the...
  • Extremes in wet and dry weather across many scales
    Extremes in wet and dry weather across many scales
    A look at the National Drought Monitor for Sept. 23, 2014 (issued on Sept. 25, 2014) shows that the western and southwestern United States drought continues (Fig. 1). At the same time that this map was being released, heavy rains had and were...
  • Beginners guide to Universal Orlando Resort
    Beginners guide to Universal Orlando Resort
    It seems that every theme parks has it's secrets, behind the scenes tricks and couple hints to navigate the park easier and more efficiently. Universal Orlando Resort also has these things. Here are several tips to help you be able to navigate...
  • Deaf man killed by deputy: Deaf man gunned down, 'fails to follow' cops orders
    Deaf man killed by deputy: Deaf man gunned down, 'fails to follow' cops orders
    A deaf man was killed by a Florida deputy after an altercation at a towing yard went terribly wrong. Two deputies, undercover and in plain clothes, heard an argument occurring outside Fryer's Towing Company on Saturday afternoon in Daytona...
  • Orange County School District to split $2 million prize for urban education
    Orange County School District to split $2 million prize for urban education
    Orange County Public Schools has reason to celebrate today.According to theOrlando Sentinelon Sept. 22, OCPS was named the co-winners of the Broad Prize, the nation's most prestigious education award that rewards urban school districts. Orange...
  • Florida prisons fire guards
    Florida prisons fire guards: Florida DOC sacks 32 prison guards for inmate abuse
    Florida prisons fire guards; the Florida Department of Corrections has dismissed 32 prison guards this past week after a months-long investigation into alleged misconduct, inmate abuse, torture, and in at least one instance, the death of a...
  • 32 prison guards fired in Florida, all tied to inmates deaths
    Florida prisons fire guards: 4 Florida prisons fire 32 guards 'tied to' deaths
    Florida’s correctional system has ousted 32 prison guards after a state-wide investigation into the treatment of prisoners. The investigations “tied” these 32 guards to the death of prisoners, according to Jobsnhire on Sept. 22...
  • Tanya Gonzalez body found stuffed in a car trunk. Her boyfriend who was the prime suspect killed himself when her body was discovered.
    Tanya Gonzalez body found: Tanya's body decomposed, found in missing BMW trunk
    The missing Florida woman, Tanya Gonzalez, has been found dead after she disappeared earlier in the month. Her badly decomposed body was found stuffed into the trunk of her BMW, which was located near the home of her ex-boyfriend. The ex, who is...
  • George Zimmerman
    George Zimmerman flaunts fame at Florida gun show
    George Zimmerman has resurfaced after recently getting out of having to face responsibility over an alleged road rage incident. This time he's been spotted at a Florida gun show, and this Saturday news report shares the details.The Sun...
  • Vote with Education as a priority throughout Florida in 2014
    Vote with Education as a priority throughout Florida in 2014
    NEA Express recently published an article entitled, “Why I’m an education voter” by Amanda Litvinov which illustrated portraits of public education advocates across the country, who share their thoughts on the midterm elections....
  • Spirit
    Florida man kills daughter, his six grandchildren, then himself
    According to authorities in Gilchrist County in Florida, a man shot his daughter, then killed six of his grandchildren and himself on Thursday afternoon. A call came in at the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Department at approximately 4 p.m.,...