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• More men are having kids later in life — and some are having babies, for the second time, in middle age. That means they’re changing diapers while their peers are sending their own kids to college. Read More »
• Genetic tests are recommended for women with a family history of breast cancer. One researcher says all women should be screened, but others say there’s not enough evidence that they are at risk. Read More »
• Gov. Rick Scott is promising a billion-dollar tax cut over the next two years. Scott campaigned for re-election Monday in Winter Park and Kissimmee. In Winter Park the governor was relaxed and surrounded by an energized crowd of supporters that included the incoming state Senate President Andy Gardiner of Central Florida. Talking to reporters afterward, the governor explained his rationale for the billion-dollar tax cut. “As people move to the state, as people have gotten jobs, as home prices have gone up our state revenues are growing. Our sales tax revenue is growing. Around the state our revenues are growing, and so now we’re just making good investments.” Scott also criticized his gubernatorial challenger Charlie Crist and President Barack Obama … Read More »
• Orlando City Commissioners could draft an ordinance to regulate ride-sharing companies next month. The council dedicated a morning workshop to companies like Uber and Lyft. They offer cheap rides – with less regulation. Read More »
• Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s initial public stock offering in New York is expected to be one of the biggest ever. It’s come a long way since a former English teacher founded it in 1999. Read More »
• Each state is responsible for determining if schools are adhering to standard. National Education Association President Elect Lily Garcia says Florida is behind other states in implementing it. Read More »