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Autistic Children Face Medicaid Snags For Therapy

When you step inside the Creative Behavior Solutions clinic in Largo, the first thing you notice isn't what you can see, it's what you can hear – the sound of children laughing, clapping and singing.

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Study: 1 In 3 U.S. Adults Eat Fast Food Each Day

Oct 3, 2018
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A government study has found that 1 in 3 U.S. adults eat fast food on any given day. That's about 85 million people.

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Florida officials say an invasive and destructive agricultural pest has been eradicated from Miami-area farmlands.

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency is being faulted for inadequate oversight of debris removal operations after Hurricane Irma.

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency is being faulted for inadequate oversight of debris removal operations after Hurricane Irma.

Lawmakers Buy Industry Fix To Protect Schools From Guns

Oct 3, 2018
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Security companies spent years pushing schools to buy more products — from "ballistic attack-resistant" doors to smoke cannons that spew haze from ceilings to confuse a shooter. But sales were slow, and industry's campaign to free up taxpayer money for upgrades had stalled.

Forty-nine people died in the Pulse nightclub mass shooting in Orlando in 2016, but new information indicates that 16 of those victims may have been able to survive their injuries -- if they'd been treated sooner.

Robin Sussingham talks to John Montes, an Emergency Services Specialist with the National Fire Protection Association about the NFPA's new standards for first responders.


A University of North Florida chemistry professor wants scientists to work smarter, not harder.

He says it’s a matter of collecting data that already exists and organizing it in a way that’s easy to find, search through and understand.

Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against JAXPORT, Others

Oct 3, 2018

The Jacksonville Port Authority faces a civil-rights lawsuit filed by a Jacksonville woman who contends JAXPORT employees pressured her to have sex when she was applying for a job and then made the same demand for sex after she got a promotion.

UCF’s PSTD Clinic Receives Additional Funding For Treatment Programs

Oct 3, 2018
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A University of Central Florida program will continue to develop virtual reality software to treat post-traumatic stress disorder thanks to a $3 million grant.

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Florida has money and resources ready as red tide that has lingered along the Gulf Coast has been detected in Palm Beach County’s coastal waters, Gov. Rick Scott’s office said Tuesday. 

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