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Analysis: Women's college outdoor track grosses $32.3 million

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Southern California men's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $900,000 – or $32,149 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: Men's college outdoor track grosses $31.2 million

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Southern California men's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $900,000 – or $32,149 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College men's golf grosses $173 million

From Higher Education Tribune

West Virginia University men's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting nearly $2.1 million – or $190,559 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College softball grosses $451 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Florida State University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $2.2 million – or $95,837 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: 31,936 college athletes play softball

From Higher Education Tribune

California, Pennsylvania and New York are the most popular states for college softball, federal data shows.

Analysis: 58,361 college athletes play baseball

From Higher Education Tribune

California, Texas and New York are the most popular states for college baseball, federal data shows.

585,402 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Phoenix, Everest University and Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana University had the most students who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

OPINION: Next Step in Dismantling Obamacare: IPAB

Taxes are lower, ISIS is on the run, and the regulatory agencies are in a ceasefire with the US economy.

Unfounded fears are spurring push for fracking ban in Florida, veteran says

Some Florida lawmakers pushing for a bill to ban hydraulic fracturing are working from unfounded fears, not reason, according to a retired U.S. Army colonel who says the state must allow the continued use of this method of extracting natural gas.

Florida ranks 5th in revenue generated by college athletics

Florida ranks fifth across the country for revenue from college athletics, according to data obtained from the U.S. Department of Education.

Six Florida counties warned by Judicial Watch over voter registration rolls

Six counties in Florida have been issued with notices of intent to sue over their voter registration rolls.

Mast feted as Florida fighter against Obamacare

As part of a $3 million commercial campaign running in 12 congressional districts, close associates of President Donald Trump are urging people to thank a Florida congressman for his position opposing the Affordable Care Act.

Florida among top states for filing of class actions against food and beverage companies

Florida is among the four states in which three-quarters of all federal food and beverage class actions in the entire country are filed.

Florida veterans' leader sharply criticizes proposed ban on hydraulic fracking

A pair of Florida legislators have filed legislation that would ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing in the state, and move that one Sunshine State veterans’ leader has sharply criticized.

Rubio lauds Trump pick for Supreme Court, calls for up-or-down vote on nominee

President Donald Trump named federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch as his nominee to fill the vacant U.S. Supreme Court seat previously occupied by the late Justice Antonin Scalia. U.S. Senator Marco Rubio praised the president's pick.

EPA to help Miami with environmental, growth issues

Thanks to an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grant of technical assistance announced Dec. 15, the city of Miami will receive help with environmental and economic development issues in 2017.

Trump voters strongly in favor of lawsuit reform, finds Election day poll by U.S. Chamber

Lawyers benefit most from lawsuits, while victims and consumers are least likely benefits, an Election Day survey of voters indicates.

Critics claim Deutch-backed Medicare pharmacy bill would lead to higher drug prices for seniors

At its annual lobbying convention this week, the National Community Pharmacists Association plans to push on Congress to advance a year-old bill supported by U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL)  that would, among other things, force Medicare Part D benefit managers to add “willing” pharmacies to their preferred networks. 

Florida congressman not surprised by expected premium hikes under Obamacare

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho says 2017 health coverage under Obamacare will continue to be a bitter, ballooning problem pill that’s poised to choke consumers.

Three-time Purple Heart recipient kicks off national Purple Heart Trail tour with two Florida stops

Three-time Purple Heart recipient, Captain James McCormick, USA (Ret.), is kicking off a tour of the Purple Heart Trail with two stops in the Sunshine State next week.

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