WUSF 89.7 News' Daily Newscast for Thursday, February 4, 2010

Last month's cold snap is etimated to have cost Florida Growers 700 Million dollars and that figure is expected to rise, House Lawmakers in Florida are debating whether or not to delay a 12 fold increase in the unemployment compensation tax, State Farm has asked permission from state regulators to increase its auto insurance rates in Florida by an average of 9.2 percent, a fatal shark attack near Stuart, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush hasn't officially endorsed either senate candidate, and proposal to freeze class size amendment is criticised by Democrats.