Extension

Homeland Security Dodges Partial Shutdown


Lawmakers avoided a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security. 2 hours before the midnight deadline, the House voted 357 to 60 to fund the department for 1 week. The Senate passed the measure earlier in the evening by a voice vote, and President Obama signed it. Read more...
Ebola Nurse

Dallas Nurse to File Lawsuit Against Texas Hospital


Nina Pham is expected to file a lawsuit, calling out the Texas hospital for its role in her having contracted Ebola last year. Pham cites the company's lack of training and improper equipment as part of the reason she contracted the disease. Read more...
Firefighter

Eustis Boy Who Survived Double Lung Transplant Fulfills Dream


Cameron Witsman, who was born with a lung defect, became an honorary firefighter in Eustis. Cysts grew in Cameron's lungs before he was born, and when Cameron was four months old, he underwent a double lung transplant. Read more...
State Economy

Rise in Florida's Consumer Confidence Index Continues


Consumer confidence in Florida rose for the 7th straight month, according to a new University of Florida survey. The main driver was positive views of personal finances, which rose to the highest level since the peak of the Florida housing market in 2006. Read more...
Record Cold

February Set Cold, Snow Records Around Northeast


According to the National Weather Service, records for snowfall were set in Boston; Providence, Rhode Island; Hartford, Connecticut and Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester and Hartford also saw records set for coldest monthly average temperature. And more snow and cold are on the way. Read more...

Busch Gardens Falcon's Fury Ride Opening Soon





TAMPA, Fla. (97.3 THE SKY) - If you've been to Tampa recently and visited Busch Gardens you probably noticed the park's newest thrill ride is close to opening. When it opens it is expected to be North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower and the only one in the world that pivots riders 90 degrees for a facedown dive.

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Watch: Colorado Man Offers President Obama Pot


The President didn't say "yes" but he didn't say "no" when asked by a man in a Colorado bar if he wanted to smoke marijuana Tuesday night.

When asked "You want to his this?" President Obama just laughed while greeting the crowd.

“Asked him if he wanted a hit of pot…he laughed! #legalizeit #iinhaled #mrGQ” wrote Anton on