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Daytona Beach Latest Florida City To Consider Marijuana Decriminalization

Daytona Beach leaders on Wednesday unanimously voted for a plan to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana in what is the first big step in a...

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  • daytona-beach
  • May 20, 2016

New Overtime Rule Change: If You Earn Up to $47K You Get Overtime Pay

This week Vice President Joe Biden and others announced the Obama Administration’s new overtime rule requiring overtime pay for white-collar workers making up to $47,476...

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  • May 19, 2016

Florida Hurricane Season 2016: How to Keep Orlando Workers Safe

Hurricane season officially begins June 1, and if predictions from the National Hurricane Center are correct, 2016 could be a rough year for residents and...

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  • orlando
  • May 18, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About the Proposed Tennessee Workers' Compensation Law Changes

Tennessee could revisit a bill that would allow employers to opt-out of the state’s workers’ compensation insurance program and instead purchase their own through a...

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  • memphis
  • May 18, 2016

What Hawaii's Takata Lawsuit Means for Drivers in Other States

The state of Hawaii announced Friday that it will be suing Takata for allegedly covering up a problem that causes its airbag inflators to rupture...

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  • May 17, 2016

JAX Pedestrian Death Zone: Can the City Become a Better Place to Walk?

The City of Jacksonville has been regarded as one of the nation’s most dangerous zones for pedestrians and bicyclists alike. But the city is finally...

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  • jacksonville
  • May 17, 2016

How Bullying Affects Mental Health

May is Mental Health Month, when people shine a light on the nature of mental illness and the factors that contribute to it. Bullying is...

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  • May 17, 2016

Could Federal Funding Help Curb Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice can result from medical errors that occur in a variety of treatment settings, including an overcrowded hospital. One way that hospital overcrowding can...

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  • louisville
  • May 17, 2016

Alafaya Trail Construction Update: Do New Road Safety Measures Adequately Protect Pedestrians?

The Orange County Commission is reviewing a nearly $5 million pedestrian improvement plan for the University of Central Florida, which may bring the campus one...

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  • orlando
  • May 13, 2016

Orlando Decriminalizes Marijuana

On Monday, May 9, Orlando joined Tampa and Volusia County in the decriminalization of marijuana possession in small amounts. Effective October 1, this marijuana ordinance...

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  • May 11, 2016

First Steps to Treating Compulsive Gambling: How to Help Compulsive Gamblers Recover

Today, wagering on anything has never been easier. Online casinos and daily fantasy sports are regularly marketed on TV and the internet, and they let...

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  • May 11, 2016

Lakeland Student's Death Near School Prompts Renewed Calls for Safety Measures

Lakeland residents are coming together in an outcry against the dangerous conditions for students along Clubhouse Road, after the untimely death of George Jenkins High...

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  • lakeland
  • May 10, 2016

How to Improve Safety Around the Wekiva Parkway Construction Route

Construction on the second phase of the Wekiva Parkway began on May 2, bringing the Tavares community one step closer to a complete Central Florida...

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  • tavares
  • May 5, 2016

Automobile Drivers Responsible for Most Tennessee Motorcycle Accidents

In Tennessee and elsewhere, automobiles are a major cause of motorcycle accidents. Even more importantly, though, is the fact that motorcycle accidents are more likely...

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  • nashville
  • May 5, 2016

Top 4 Birth Control Implant Side Effects

Birth control is a necessity for many women. Unfortunately, most of the popular options on the market for semi-permanent or permanent birth control cause debilitating...

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  • May 4, 2016