Apr. 21, 2014
In this Florida Focus Health Brief: A new study is aimed at testing dark chocolate against the likelihood of heart attack and stroke; With no federal regulations electronic cigarettes raise concerns for users; A new feature provided by Google allows users to compare nutritional facts in food.
In this episode of Florida Focus: Amazon will start collecting Florida sales tax; A high school student was stabbed in the chest at Piper High School; A man attacked and robbed a woman in Pinellas County; A customer turned hero when he stops a robbery at a Sarasota CVS;Law enforcement torch run benefits Special Olympics
In this Florida Focus Health Brief: the breast MRI is the most reliable breast exam technique; USF research is making significant strides toward autism; WIC is now offering a healthy variety for mothers.
In this edition of Florida Focus: Alex Sink won't be seeking office; a botched drug deal has left one dead; a pedestrian was hit and killed on U.S. Highway 301; a Polk County teacher was charged with unlawful sexual activity with a minor; tax day.
In this Florida Focus Education Brief: Hillsborough county will soon have a new kindergarten through eighth grade public school; enrollment is needed to save one Citrus County Catholic church; sixth grader Riju Datta of Corbett Prep beat 24 spellers in the regional spelling bee.
In this episode of Florida Focus: a statewide search is on for a man involved in a deadly hit and run; another student is hit by a car on Hillsborough Ave; this year's orange crop is down by over twenty three million boxes; March madness may be over but you can be a part of the action.
In this Florida Focus Military Brief: Tampa is opening a polytrauma center for veterans; Thrift store helping homeless veterans; University of South Florida offers support for soldiers returning from deployment.
In this episode of Florida Focus: Microsoft change may be putting your money at risk; I-75 in Pasco County is widening; anti-smoking bill to ban e-cigarettes; vacant home burned down in Plant City; Kevin Bacon comes to University of South Florida.
About Florida Focus
Florida Focus is a news break reported, written and produced on deadline by the School of Mass Communications’ students at the University of South Florida.