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Archive for Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Zika Funding Blocked In US Senate Vote

The U.S. Senate has again blocked a bill that would have provided funds to help combat the Zika virus. On Tuesday, the bill that temporarily would have funded the federal government and also included Zika funding did not have enough votes to pass.
Published in Central Florida News

Intersection: Growing Hops In Florida

Brian Pearsons research into hops grew from a personal interest in beer, and a curiosity about whether hops would grow in Sunshine State. Now the University of Florida professor has brewers and farmers beating a path to his door. Intersection visits the hop yard where Pearson and two of his students, Richard Smith and Amanda Morgan, are cultivating a plant that could be an alternative to the states struggling citrus crops.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection