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UPDATE: The mystery is over for now. Kendrick Lamar released the single "The Heart Part 4" late Thursday night. Stream it below. Kendrick Lamar, deservedly hailed as the god MC of his generation, made a peculiar pronouncement from on high (i.e., high-speed Internet) today that has fans genuflecting in collective anticipation. The rapper's Instagram account was wiped clean Thursday morning, replaced with one cryptic post added around sunrise. The simple white-on-black image of the Roman…
03.24 / 10:55
news.wjct.org
A bill that passed the Oklahoma House on Tuesday would create a task force to evaluate the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. The Corporation Commission is charged with regulating the oil and gas industry, utilities telecommunication, and other industries and endeavors such as the dismantling of cotton gins. House Bill 1377 was authored by state Rep. Weldon Watson, R-Tulsa. Watson says it is time to take a closer look at the agency, and to give those who are regulated by the Corporation…
03.24 / 10:55
news.wjct.org
The Florida Highway Patrol is seeking the driver who left a passenger to die in a single-car crash in Wimauma early Friday…
03.24 / 10:47
colleges.tampabay.com
When the Food and Drug Administration created controls in January on how farmers can give antibiotics to livestock, scientists concerned about antibiotic resistance and advocates for animal welfare called it a historic shift in how meat animals are raised. But a new federal report , released last week, says the long-awaited FDA initiative — first attempted back in 1977 — falls short in so many areas that it may not create the change that backers hoped for. The FDA initiative, which was cre…
03.24 / 10:47
wuwf.org
Uber is in crisis. This week the president resigned, after just six months on the job. Morale has been shaken, following a damning account of sexual harassment. The board of directors is so concerned about the CEO's ability to lead, they're looking for a No. 2 to help steer the company. And now — in a curious plot twist — media mogul Arianna Huffington is emerging as chief of Uber's campaign for culture change. The company decided to hold a conference call on Tuesday with reporters. Huf…
03.24 / 10:47
wuwf.org
When the Food and Drug Administration created controls in January on how farmers can give antibiotics to livestock, scientists concerned about antibiotic resistance and advocates for animal welfare called it a historic shift in how meat animals are raised. But a new federal report , released last week, says the long-awaited FDA initiative — first attempted back in 1977 — falls short in so many areas that it may not create the change that backers hoped for. The FDA initiative, which was cre…
03.24 / 10:46
wqcs.org
Uber is in crisis. This week the president resigned, after just six months on the job. Morale has been shaken, following a damning account of sexual harassment. The board of directors is so concerned about the CEO's ability to lead, they're looking for a No. 2 to help steer the company. And now — in a curious plot twist — media mogul Arianna Huffington is emerging as chief of Uber's campaign for culture change. The company decided to hold a conference call on Tuesday with reporters. Huf…
03.24 / 10:46
wqcs.org
When the Food and Drug Administration created controls in January on how farmers can give antibiotics to livestock, scientists concerned about antibiotic resistance and advocates for animal welfare called it a historic shift in how meat animals are raised. But a new federal report , released last week, says the long-awaited FDA initiative — first attempted back in 1977 — falls short in so many areas that it may not create the change that backers hoped for. The FDA initiative, which was cre…
03.24 / 10:45
wlrn.org
Uber is in crisis. This week the president resigned, after just six months on the job. Morale has been shaken, following a damning account of sexual harassment. The board of directors is so concerned about the CEO's ability to lead, they're looking for a No. 2 to help steer the company. And now — in a curious plot twist — media mogul Arianna Huffington is emerging as chief of Uber's campaign for culture change. The company decided to hold a conference call on Tuesday with reporters. Huf…
03.24 / 10:45
wlrn.org
The Marco Island Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC) met Tuesday and discussed revising the Veterans Community Park 2009 master p…
03.24 / 10:26
marcoislandflorida.com
After a couple of months in her new job as executive director of the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce, Dianna Dohm said she still feels “humbled and privileged” to have been given the nod…
03.24 / 10:26
marcoislandflorida.com
March weather continues tough. Expect racing tides off new moon starting early week; both ways with some gusty wind afternoons and intervals of rain. Water temps inching back up to 70. Check forecast before you…
03.24 / 10:26
marcoislandflorida.com
IRVINE, Calif., March 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 5 BARS(R) announced today that Alessandro Feitosa has joined 5 Bars as Vice President, Solution Engineering. Alessandro brings 15 years of experience and expertise in the sports and technology space. He has led strategic pursuits and deployments across the globe. The post Alessandro Feitosa joins 5 Bars as Vice President, Solution Engineering appeared first on Florida…
03.24 / 10:15
floridanewswire.com
A longtime Bethune-Cookman University supporter, donor and trustee sues his alma mater and fellow  trustees in a continuing controversy over leadership, transparency and finances. Right-click here to download pdf of the lawsuit, then click on “Download linked file” Right-click here to download Exhibits A-D of the lawsuit, then click on “Download linked file” Right-click here to…
03.24 / 10:14
flcourier.com
An Eastern cool snap A late snow storm dumped half a foot of snow by 9 a.m. in New York City. Florida temperatures dropped in the 30s and 40s this week because of the same cold front. (CAROLYN COLE/LOS ANGELES…
03.24 / 10:14
flcourier.com
Despite their dire conditions and empty stomachs, about 240 people living inside a cave in the rugged mountains in Haiti’s southern peninsula were singing joyful hymns. And their voices led a team from Food For The Poor right to them. Now the starving parents and children are receiving food a…
03.24 / 10:06
sun-sentinel.com
At least six competing plans ranging from the most restrictive to the most permissive expansions of medical marijuana in Florida are working their way through the state Legislature. And the division is wearing down the patience of state residents, who overwhelmingly supported the measure. Six marijuana bills being debated in Tallahassee diverge on a number of issues, including which diseases should qualify for marijuana treatment, who should be able to grow and sell the drug and where they…
03.24 / 09:50
news.wjct.org
When the Food and Drug Administration created controls in January on how farmers can give antibiotics to livestock, scientists concerned about antibiotic resistance and advocates for animal welfare called it a historic shift in how meat animals are raised. But a new federal report , released last week, says the long-awaited FDA initiative — first attempted back in 1977 — falls short in so many areas that it may not create the change that backers hoped for. The FDA initiative, which was cre…
03.24 / 09:41
news.wfsu.org
Uber is in crisis. This week the president resigned, after just six months on the job. Morale has been shaken, following a damning account of sexual harassment. The board of directors is so concerned about the CEO's ability to lead, they're looking for a No. 2 to help steer the company. And now — in a curious plot twist — media mogul Arianna Huffington is emerging as chief of Uber's campaign for culture change. The company decided to hold a conference call on Tuesday with reporters. Huf…
03.24 / 09:41
news.wfsu.org
Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what you need to know…
03.24 / 09:39
colleges.tampabay.com