Happy 4th

Fireworks Celebrations in the Heart of Florida


Celebrate Independence with 97.3 The SKY at festivals and fireworks displays throughout North Central Florida. There is no fireworks display in The Villages, but all other area celebrations are listed. Get the full schedule here...
2010 BP Spill

Bondi: Florida to Receive $3.25 Billion from BP, Most of Any State


Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says the $18.7B settlement between oil company BP and 5 Gulf states prevents going down a "black hole" of litigation. Florida is receiving the most money of any state. Read more...
Labor Report

Unemployment Rate Falls to 7-Year Low; 223K Jobs Added in June


The employment picture is healing, though some weakness remains. The large drop in the unemployment rate is likely to due to the amount of Americans who have given up on on their job searches and were no longer counted as unemployed. Read more...
DC Navy Yard

'All Clear' at Washington Navy Yard After Lockdown


No threats were found at the US Navy facility, which is about 1.5 miles from the Capitol, after a 911 caller reported a suspicious shooter. In 2013 a lone gunman killed 12 at The Washington Navy Yard. Read more...
Derailment

5,000 Evacuated After Train Hauling Chemicals Catches Fire in Tenn.


The CSX train was traveling from Cincinnati to Waycross, GA when the fire broke out, carrying liquefied petroleum gas and acrylonitrile – a product used in the manufacture of plastics. As many as 3 cars derailed. Read more...