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10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. WHO REVERSED COURSE ON ABORTION POLICY Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal money to pay for abortions. 2. WHAT A TOP US COMMANDER IS SAYING ABOUT GULF TENSIONS Gen. Frank McKenzie says Iran appears to have decided to “step back and recalculate” in […]

Opioid abuse declared state emergency

Opioid abuse declared state emergency

Following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declaration that opioid abuse has become a national epidemic, Gov. Rick Scott declared a Public Health Emergency in Florida Wednesday. The declaration opens up $27 million in federal funds for the state to use in prevention, treatment and recovery services News Service of Florida reports. “I know firsthand how heartbreaking substance […]

Holley man steals thousands from fed

Holley man steals thousands from fed

A Holley man, last known to live on Bob Tolbert Road,  has plead guilty to stealing almost $30,000 from the federal government. Timothy James Nelson, 36, faces jail time for falsifying travel expenses to steal government funds. According to a statement of facts agreed upon by both parties, Nelson falsified claims for his hotel expenses while […]