Wednesday's Afternoon Update
What you need to know about Florida today
The 10 Most Underrated Jobs Of 2014
Some of the highest-paying, fastest-growing, most rewarding jobs in America are underrated. Why? Perhaps it's because they're not the most glamorous professions or they don't seem exciting. Or maybe it's because they haven't always been associated with fat paychecks and phenomenal growth opportunities. Read more from Business Insider.
Governments battle to control Dolphins stadium
As football teams battle it out inside Sun Life Stadium this season, another battle brews –- this one for the stadium. At issue: Who should control zoning and permitting for the stadium and surrounding land, the City of Miami Gardens or Miami-Dade County? More at Miami Today.
Congress cracking down on tax-refund fraud
Congress is moving to crack down on tax-return fraud, a form of identity theft that has exploded across Florida in recent years. The House passed a bill this week introduced by U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz that would toughen penalties and widen enforcement . More at the Orlando Sentinel.
Florida teacher refuses to give standardized tests
An Alachua County kindergarten teacher says she's risking her job by refusing to give standardized tests to her students. 59-year-old Susan Bowles has decided not to give her Chiles Elementary students tests such as FAIR. More at the AP and the Gainesville Sun.
Innovation honored with first class of Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
Innovation will be honored Wednesday night as the inaugural class is inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame at a private ceremony in Tampa. Six pioneers will be enshrined into the Hall, including Dr. Robert Cade, the University of Florida researcher who developed the energy drink Gatorade. More at WUSF.
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