Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
3 CHARGED IN FLORIDA A&M COMPUTER HACKING CASE
Three students face conspiracy and related charges for allegedly hacking Florida A&M University's computer system to obtain fraudulent financial aid payments. Federal prosecutors in Tallahassee say the men hacked the university's computer system in 2010. They allegedly used personal identification information of fellow students without those students' knowledge to access their financial aid information.
MIAMI ART MUSEUM RECEIVES 300 NEW WORKS OF ART
The new Miami Art Museum has received a gift of nearly 300 works of art for its permanent collection from two longtime collectors in the city. Debra and Dennis Scholl have donated works of large-scale installation, video, photography and experimental art by artists of regional, national and international importance. The artists include Vito Acconci, Liam Gillick and Catherine Opie, among others.
SEMINOLES HOPING FOR FAST CLOSE IN RECRUITING WARS
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher will soon know whether he has netted another top-ranked recruiting class. Most top high school football prospects will make their choices known Wednesday, and Florida State has its fingers crossed on a number of the country's top prep players.
FLORIDA JUSTICES HEARS BREATH TESTING MACHINE CASE
The Florida Supreme Court is in a quandary over a request from three drunken driving defendants for access to software for breath testing machines. The justices said during oral argument Tuesday that it's only fair for defendants to get the data needed to challenge the accuracy of devices that could send them to jail. Yet, they said, the law seems stacked against them.
FLORIDA LAWMAKERS PUSH TO TAX ONLINE PURCHASES
Florida could soon join the line of other states trying to get online retailers to collect the state's sales tax. A Senate panel on Tuesday approved a sweeping tax measure aimed at getting those selling products online to Florida residents to collect the state's six percent sales tax.