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Jan. 24, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

  • Silver Springs, one of Florida’s oldest tourist attractions, will become a state park.
  • A class action lawsuit is forming against Subway, with customers demanding a refund for the “one inch” in which they did not receive.
  • The number of people applying for jobless benefits fell to its lowest level since 2008, which may suggest the job market is improving.
  • The U.S. is providing intelligence help and logistical support for France’s international effort to expel Al Qaeda militants from Mali.
  • The Pentagon lifted its ban on women serving in combat today, but it could take about two years for women to complete training for frontline positions.


About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a news editor for WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native but has found a home reporting Florida's stories. You may reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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