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  • Legislature sends governor in-state tuition bill for undocumented students

    Legislature sends governor in-state tuition bill for undocumented students
    TALLAHASSEE – In a dramatic shift of policy, the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature passed a measure Friday granting discounted tuition rates to the children of illegal immigrants. The bill would grant in-state tuition rates to thousands of...
  • UF a showcase for Orlando firm's campus-security app

    UF a showcase for Orlando firm's campus-security app
    Sarah Spann heard the steps behind her and quickened her pace. The man pursuing her on the University of Florida's campus sped up too. She ducked into an apartment-complex parking lot, but he lurked across the street. Spann quickly tapped an emergency...
  • Florida High Tech Corridor honors three area tech pioneers

    Florida High Tech Corridor honors three area tech pioneers
    Three technology business leaders in the Orlando area have been honored by the Florida High Tech Corridor with this year’s Faces of Technology program. The program is like a hall of fame for the region’s tech industry. Since it began in...
  • D30 chooses 2 new principals

    D30 chooses 2 new principals
    Two new principals have been chosen to lead Wescott and Willowbrook schools in Northbrook/Glenview School District 30. The school board approved Chris Brown, assistant principal at Maple school, to be the next principal at Wescott, a first through fifth...
  • Swimmer takes national title for third consecutive year

    Swimmer takes national title for third consecutive year
    Growing up in Naperville, Jeff Depew got his start swimming at the age of 5. "We lived about two blocks from a Naperville Park District pool," he said. "My parents swam, my brother swam, so it was something that has always been a part of my life."...
  • UCF football's Joey Grant makes academic history with DeVos program

    UCF football's Joey Grant makes academic history with DeVos program
    The 2014-15 college football season has yet to start and UCF offensive lineman Joey Grant already made history. Grant, a redshirt junior, became the first active football player to be accepted into the DeVos Sports Business Management program in the...
  • University of Florida decision day: Seniors hope to hear "BE MINE"

    Almost every high school senior has to deal with the conflicting emotions, daunting dread and impending anxiety of college decision dates. One school in particular, the University of Florida, issues its decisions on a day that many consider less than...
  • Negron blocks in-state tuition bill for undocumented students

    Negron blocks in-state tuition bill for undocumented students
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Senate's budget chairman announced Thursday he was blocking a proposal to give in-state tuition to undocumented college students whose parents immigrated to the country illegally. The bill, SB 1400, sponsored by Sen. Jack...
  • Pew Report: Florida economic recovery isn't so rosy

    Pew Report: Florida economic recovery isn't so rosy
    TALLAHASSEE -- With Florida’s gubernatorial candidates jostling over the state of the economy, a new report suggests the Great Recession rebound isn’t so stunning or complete. The non-partisan Pew Charitable Trusts’ new analysis...
  • House passes bill giving some 'Dreamers' in-state tuition, capping tuition hikes

    House passes bill giving some 'Dreamers' in-state tuition, capping tuition hikes
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida House passed a bill Thursday that would allow some undocumented students in public schools to receive in-state tuition. The House has married the top priority of Speaker Will Weatherford to offer in-state tuition to...
  • Florida voting looks smooth for this year, but problems predicted for next presidential election

    Florida voting looks smooth for this year, but problems predicted for next presidential election
    Florida's much-maligned elections are likely to run much better in 2014, but critics see problems for 2016 that could bring a repeat of the frustrating failures that marked the last two presidential elections. "We might not see the same type of problems...
  • Smoked pot safe? Supporters blowing smoke: Front Burner

    Smoked pot safe? Supporters blowing smoke: Front Burner
    If trial lawyers and out-of-state billionaires have their way, Florida will join states like California and Colorado by creating a massive industry selling things like marijuana cookies, lollipops and candies — all in the name of "medicine." In...