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Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday that a deal with the House and Senate on funding for the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) has cleared the way for him to withdraw an executive order slashing provider rates by 15 percent.
Barbadian pop star Rihanna has skyrocketed to the top of the charts again, with her new single We Found Love, according the Official UK Charts Company.
Mayoral candidate, Matthew Falconer believes the policies which have been put in place in Orange County need to change and he says that "taxpayers, not special interests, should come first."
FDLE on Thursday arrested two men from St. Petersburg and charged them with an organized scheme to defraud several computer stores in Central Florida.
The Lake County Public Transportation Division and Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) are seeking public input as it works to update its Transit Development Plan (TDP), a 10-year strategic planning, development and operations guide for providing public transportation in Lake County.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is joining state and local law enforcement agencies and highway safety groups in supporting an aggressive national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign from March 1, 2010 to March 15, 2010. Deputy Sheriff’s will be ticketing unbelted vehicle occupants around the clock—night and day.
A 7-year-old boy on his way to school, was struck by a van as he rode on his bicycle in a crosswalk Thursday morning, Florida Highway Patrol say.
The state teachers' union on Monday launched its attack against a piece of legislation that would dramatically change Florida's educational landscape and force school districts into compliance with some Race to the Top provisions should the state win the grant money.

Billy Lane Gets Jail Time

Celebrity bike builder, Billy Lane was sentenced to six years in jail, three years probation and a suspended drivers license for life, today, by a Florida judge. Lane was sentenced on account of the head on traffic crash which left Sebastian Park Inlet ranger, Gerald Morelock, dead.