Naomi Prioleau

Naomi Prioleau is a WUSF News Fellow for the summer of 2016.

Naomi is a graduate student at the University of South Florida, where she also received her bachelor's degree from the USF School of Mass Communications.

She began her journalism career as a teen reporter at the Kansas City Star.  She has been published in The Tampa Tribune, the Florida Courier, the online magazine for the National Association of Black Journalists and most recently, at the Marshall News Messenger in Texas.

She is now working on earning a graduate degree in Spanish.

Naomi previously interned for WUSF from 2010 to 2011, making her the first two-time student reporter at the station.

The future is uncertain for the U.S. Department of Labor's overtime rule after a Texas federal judge blocked it.

Florida Senator Bill Nelson wants the Department of Justice to investigate the state's Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles for selling peoples' private information.

Medical marijuana was legalized in Florida after Amendment 2 passed during last week's election, but there are still questions as to what this means for businesses that have employees who want to use it at work.

Regency Beauty Institute has joined the list of for-profit school closures.

The national cosmetology school closed all 79 of its locations, including one in Tampa.

On its website, Regency cited several reasons for closing.

In a ranch-style house in Town 'n Country, the Ruiz family converses over arroz con pollo in Spanish about the struggles of learning English.

The Venezuelan-Colombian family is a blend of native English speakers and Spanish speakers trying to learn or perfect the English language.

The Pasco Supervisor of Elections is warning voters about misleading voter registration forms from the Washington D.C. based Voter Participation Center (VPC).

Florida ranks 24th in the United States for being the healthiest states for aging adults, according to the 2016 America’s Health Ranking Senior Report.

It's an improvement of three spots from last year, when Florida came in at number 27.