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Feb. 6, 2013: Morning News In 90

By on February 6th, 2013

  • Gainesville Regional Airport is gathering input from passengers on whether to add a direct flight to New York City. The survey is available on the airport’s website.
  • The University of Florida’s Bateman Team launched its “Spot It, Stop It!” campaign to tackle bullying in and out of schools.
  • A Florida Senate panel approved a measure that would require online retailers to collect the state’s 6 percent sales tax.
  • The Boy Scouts of America’s board votes today on lifting the ban on gay members and leaders. The policy would leave the decision to individual troops.
  • Cpl. Robert Archer, a soldier who died in North Korea in 1951 as a prisoner of war, was returned to his Indiana home more than 60 years later. He will be laid to rest Saturday with full military honors.
  • Australia’s highest court sided with Google and overturned a federal ruling that stated Google used deceptive conduct to mislead Internet users. Google didn’t sponsor the misleading links, but provided misleading content by the advertisers.

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