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‘Batman’ Among The Most Common Passwords, New Report Finds

By on January 22nd, 2015

As more Americans turn to the Internet for everyday tasks, cyber security has become a major issue. Many use simple, easily remembered passwords such as ‘123456.’ These basic phrases make it easier for hackers to attack personal email, bank and credit card accounts.


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Another example of a bill, this one totaling more than $2,000. The average monthly water bill for Hampton, according to Davis, is $28.

Hampton Residents Mistakenly Receive Expensive Water Bills

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Early voting has begun for Gainesville city elections, and online voter registration may be coming soon.

Florida Lawmakers Consider Moving Voter Registration Online

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One of the 190 parking sensors installed that uses heat, light and magnetics to detect cars.

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Foster Home Changes

New Bill Would Cut Back On Group Foster Homes

A new bill in the Florida State Senate would reduce the amount of time foster kids can stay at group homes. Some local foster care advocates believe there may be unintended consequences of removing the option for group home care.


Pilot Shortage

Pilot Shortage Brings New Students To Local Aviation Schools

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