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This year is the 68th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a declaration adopted by the United Nations on Dec. 10, 1948.

To honor this anniversary, Youth for Human Rights, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education of human rights, is hosting “Stand Up for Human Rights” Sunday, Dec. 4.

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The public is invited to share ideas and suggestions about the future of the St. Petersburg Municipal Marina Master Plan next Tuesday.

The Marina plans to replace their Central and South Yacht Basin Docks.

Marina and Port Manager Walt Miller said residents should be able to voice their opinions on it.

Promising new treatments are providing hope that a cure for some forms of cancer may be within reach.

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center are using one form of immunotherapy and awaiting FDA approval for another. 

A Southwest Florida research company said it has developed a medication to combat Zika. The pill is meant to treat people who’ve already contracted the mosquito-borne virus. 

An attempt to create a new gambling agreement between the state and Seminole Indian Tribe failed last legislative session, but Florida’s legislative leaders say they’d like to see a compact pass this time around.

Florida’s higher education coordinating council wants to see more working age Floridians with certifications and degrees.

President-elect Donald Trump has made much of his planned energy policies. He has said he'll boost the coal industry by rolling back President Obama's Clean Power Plan and in a recent video outlining plans for his first 100 days in office, Trump said he wants to expand the shale energy industry as well.

So, how much will these measures impact a state like Florida, swampy and with no coal mines? Not much, according to some experts. 

Florida Supreme Court Asked To Hear Malpractice Case

Nov 29, 2016

The estate of a woman who died during surgery in 2009 has asked the Florida Supreme Court to take up a medical-malpractice dispute that focuses on whether Tampa General Hospital could be held liable.

Rep. Metz Diagnosed With Parkinson’s

Nov 29, 2016

State Rep. Larry Metz, a House committee chairman who is seeking an appointment to the Florida Supreme Court, disclosed Monday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Invasive Plant Moves Into Central Florida

Nov 29, 2016

A fern at the heart of a dispute threatening a national wildlife refuge in the Florida Everglades is poised to become the state’s latest and greatest invasive plant species.


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