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There are a variety of amendments on the ballot in Florida this fall including Amendment 13, which would ban Greyhound racing in Florida if approved by more than 60% of the voters.
If kids with ADHD are wiggling in the classroom or while doing homework, does it mean they’re not learning? Mark Rapport is director of the Children’s Learning Clinic at UCF. His research, dubbed “squirm to learn,” finds wiggling may actually help kids learn.
Job growth accelerated again in June according to the latest release from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, and the unemployment rate remained at 3.8%.
Gas prices in Florida dropped by a nickel during the past week. Florida drivers are paying an average $2.75 for a gallon of regular unleaded.
Summer reading keeps kids from losing the reading skills they built up during the school year. From our Education Desk, 90.7’s Catherine Welch caught up with the Orange County Library System’s Youth Services Librarian Silence Bourn for recommendations for young readers.
Last week Governor Scott declared a state of emergency in seven Florida counties to combat the toxic green algae bloom caused by water discharges from Lake Okeechobee.
The leaders held a stunning joint press conference after speaking privately for about two hours.
Orlando Police say the department will limit the scope of photo databases used with facial recognition software it is testing. The Orlando Police Department is piloting the Amazon software called Rekognition to track people in real time on city cameras.
Disney won its case against the Orange County Property Appraiser over how much it should pay in property taxes for one of its hotels. 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind talks with news director Catherine Welch about the ripple effect the ruling could have on property owners.
The Orlando Police Department plans to continue testing facial recognition software that tracks people in real time on city cameras.