Florida in focus: In your 20s and living with mom and dad? In Florida, you’re not alone.

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

Tampa Tribune: In your 20s and living with mom and dad? In Florida, you’re not alone. After graduating from the University of Florida in 2015, Gabrielle Piloto jumped on the highway and headed south to Tampa. She had landed a marketing job at a law firm and envisioned renting an apartment downtown or in Seminole […]

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Florida in focus: Democrat governor candidate wants state law so women can maintain no-cost birth control if Obamacare is repealed

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

Tampa Bay Times: Democrat governor candidate wants state law so women can maintain no-cost birth control if Obamacare is repealed  Criticizing President Donald Trump’s administration for wanting to “turn back the clock and take essential healthcare away from women” by rolling back parts of Obamacare, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum on Thursday will propose protecting […]

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Florida in focus: Citing water losses, Florida insurer approves rate hikes

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  Florida, News  /  1 Comment

Naples Daily News: Citing water losses, Florida insurer approves rate hikes Florida’s state-created property insurer, contending that it is dealing with a flood of suspicious water-related claims and lawsuits, is asking state regulators to raise rates for thousands of homeowners next year, including those in the most heavily-populated areas. The board that oversees Citizens Property […]

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Study: Heroin use costs U.S. more than $51 billion a year

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, News, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Heroin use and addiction in the U.S. costs more than $51 billion every year, according to a new study released by the University of Illinois at Chicago’s school of Pharmacy. Researchers came to the figure by tallying the costs of crime and incarceration, lost productivity on the economy, and treatment of not only addiction but […]

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Florida in focus: Red-light camera ticket? What it will cost depends on where you got it.

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

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Miami Herald:Red-light camera ticket? What it will cost depends on where you got it. Miami-Dade Traffic Magistrate Christopher Benjamin played a series of dramatic videos of crashes caught on tape by red-light cameras. The people in the audience gasped each time someone t-boned a car, flipped over a railing, struck a motorcyclist or nearly plowed […]

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Haupt: Fed up with elder abuse

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  Colorado, Commentary, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Opinion, Pennsylvania, Uncategorized, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“The Federal Reserve can continue to print more money, but cities and states can’t.” – Rob Liner The central bank has crushed the interest rates seniors have relied on for centuries to supplement their incomes and live lives that are meaningful and independent. After slaving in factories, fighting wars for our country and preserving democracy […]

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