Lawmakers propose merging NCF with FSU: What is known, what is not known, and what people think

On Wednesday, Feb. 12, the Florida House Education Committee passed a proposed bill that would merge New College with Florida State University (FSU) and Florida Polytechnic University with the University of Florida (UF). The details and potential outcomes of this legislation remain unknown, but Rep.…

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Red tide continues to afflict Florida coastline
Photo courtesy of Adriana Gavilanes In 2018, red tide affected Florida's coastline from Clearwater to Naples.

Red tide continues to afflict Florida coastline

Photo courtesy of Adriana Gavilanes In 2018, red tide affected Florida's coastline from Clearwater to Naples. Florida continues to deal with the coastal infestation known as red tide. Local, state and national initiatives have been researching and working on ways to mitigate the issue. Richard…

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Margret Good, new contender for Congress
Sofia Lombardi and Maragret Good stand together for a picture.

Margret Good, new contender for Congress

Photo courtesy of Kay MathersSofia Lombardi and Margret Good stand together for a picture. In Florida’s 16th Congressional District, the Republican party has held the congressional seat for more than a decade. Congressman Vern Buchanan has represented District 16 since 2007, and although several Democrats…

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Oil companies push for offshore drilling in Florida
photo courtesy of Public Domain Pictures Offshore drilling could potentially return to the Gulf of Mexico in or near Florida waters.

Oil companies push for offshore drilling in Florida

photo courtesy of Public Domain Pictures Offshore drilling could potentially return to the Gulf of Mexico in or near Florida waters. On Nov. 6, 2018, Floridians voted “yes” to Amendment 9 to ban offshore drilling. Despite the passage of Amendment 9 to the Florida Constitution,…

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