5 Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 17

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 16, 2014 at 4:40 pm •  Published: January 16, 2014
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CONSTRUCTION WORKER FALLS TO HIS DEATH

A 60-year-old construction worker fell to his death from a catwalk inside an auditorium at Eckerd College on Thursday. Officials say they're not sure why the worker fell. He was in cardiac arrest when emergency crews arrived and was pronounced dead at a hospital a short time later.

GRADUATIONS RATES CALLED UNACCEPTABLE AT FLA UNIVERSITIES

Graduation rates at some Florida universities are being called unacceptable. The new chairman of the Florida Board of Governors criticized grad rates at Florida A&M University and Florida Atlantic University. FAMU's six-year graduation rate is 39 percent, while FAU's is 40 percent.