Updated: 8:51 AM Fuel in Florida could soon be changing. State lawmakers are pushing a bill that would repeal the Florida Renewable Fuel Standard Act which requires that gasoline come with a certain percentage of ethanol.
Updated: 9:30 PM Hospitals across the Country have been trying to determine how federal budget cuts will effect their operations. The budget sequester has been hitting rural hospitals particularly hard. Monday, administrators from Doctors Memorial Hospital in Bonifay got the chance to voice their concerns to Congressman Steve Southerland.
Updated: 9:33 PM Competition between the area's two big airports is heating up again.
Northwest Florida Regional Airport in Okaloosa County is again targeting passengers from across the Florida Panhandle with advertising.
But, Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport officials in Bay County said they are not worried.
Updated: 8:50 AM The operators of mini storage units in Florida want out from under a requirement that they advertise in a newspaper before they sell someone’s belongings. Instead, they want to just post a notice on the internet, but the idea has plenty of opposition.
Updated: 9:35 PM Drug deaths nationwide are on the rise, but not in Florida. The state is bucking the trend through targeted police work and a prescription drug monitoring database, but more needs to be done to keep the state moving in the right direction.
Updated: 10:23 PM The latest jobless figures show more people are working in the panhandle. Experts attribute a lot of the increase to seasonal jobs, but there could be hope for job seekers on the horizon.