Author Archives: April Lanuza

Fundraiser Drives Marion County Elementary School Students to Create License Plate Art

By on January 14th, 2015 | Last updated: January 14, 2015 at 4:20 pm

By making art on license plates, elementary school students flex their creative muscles while raising money for their schools’ art programs.

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Emergency Helicopter Base Moves To Levy County, Allowing For Faster Response Times

By on November 19th, 2013 | Last updated: November 19, 2013 at 4:13 pm

Cross City helicopter base moves to Levy County to provide more medical support.

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Wheelchair basketball players battle for dominance on the court

By on May 7th, 2013 | Last updated: May 7, 2013 at 12:50 pm

Orlando Magic Wheels, a wheelchair basketball team from Orlando, gives people with disabilities the opportunity to shoot some hoops and battle for on-court supremacy. The next National Wheelchair Basketball Associate season starts in September.

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Lawmakers consider change to pensions for state employees

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 12:16 am

A panel of Florida lawmakers is considering changing the state pension system that would rid the current system and move employees to a new 401(k)-type plan.

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The changing face of home economics

By on January 8th, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 2:01 pm

Home ec classes used to be all the rage in high school. Now, they’ve all but disappeared. Why?

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Stray goat up for adoption Friday, hopes to find new home

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:02 pm

A vagrant goat found wandering the roads of Alachua County will be given away Friday in a free adoption event. The Alachua County Sherriff’s office, in the meantime, has been housing the goat.

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VP candidates to debate tonight

By on October 11th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:36 pm

Voters will have a chance to get to know the vice-presidential candidates when they debate Thursday at 9 p.m.

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Law may limit days for early voting

By on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:37 pm

A law being challenged in the Florida federal court could decrease the amount of days to vote early.

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