The public is invited to the finals of the 27th Annual High School Academic Tournament. The finals are Thursday, February 18, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Lake Region High, 1995 Thunder Road, Eagle Lake. There is no charge to attend.
Florida Governor Charlie Crist released his version of the Education Budget yesterday, voters will be able to have a say regarding how districts are drawn when they go to the polls this November, and an in depth look at the destruction in Haiti by one of NBC's reporters who has recently returned from the earthquake ravaged country.
A stream of Haitian evacuees and orphans have begun to arrive here in Florida and 30 more are expected to arrive today at Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport, Florida's unemployment rate is approaching an all time high set back in the mid-1970's, a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Deputy was injured over the weekend while riding in a funeral procession, an in-depth look at the endangered Shoebilled Stork, President Obama comes to Tampa and some speculate he'll announce funding for the high speed rail, and Governor Charlie Crist proposes 22.7 billion dollars in funding for pre-K to 12 grade education.