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Marion County Bans 24/7 Tethering Of Dogs

By on April 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 4, 2014 at 12:36 am

The Marion County Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance banning 24/7 unattended tethering of dogs.

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Spreading Distracted Driving Awareness In Florida And Beyond

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 10, 2014 at 11:24 pm

Distracted driving was the focus of a recent Interstate 75 campaign. Nationwide efforts are also being made to address this issue.

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High Demand Allows Gator Skeet and Trap Club to Offer Hunting Safety Course

By on March 14th, 2014 | Last updated: March 14, 2014 at 12:55 pm

Gator Skeet and Trap Club will offer a hunting safety course Saturday.

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Bravo Case Remains on Track for Summer Trial

By on February 18th, 2014 | Last updated: February 18, 2014 at 5:09 pm

Pedro Bravo’s trial remains on schedule to begin Aug. 4.

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Florida House Bill Proposes More Authority for Nurse Practitioners

By on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 9:25 am

The bill suggests nurse practitioners be allowed to prescribe controlled substances, an action approved in 49 other states.

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Record Exonerations Reported In 2013; Only One In Florida

By on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 7, 2014 at 9:34 am

A record number of falsely imprisoned people were exonerated, according to a report released this week by the National Registry of Exonerations.

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County Commission Meeting Prompts Homelessness Discussion

By on January 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: January 22, 2014 at 2:01 pm

The Alachua County Commission did not reach a final decision on converting the Gainesville Correctional Institution into a homeless center.

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