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Gun Permit Ownership Shows No Correlation With Stand Your Ground Cases

By on December 24th, 2013 | Last updated: December 18, 2013 at 8:36 am

Even in Florida counties with the highest gun permits, only few criminal cases in those counties were related to the stand your ground law.

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With History And Charm, Oldest Bookstores In North Florida Endure

By on October 21st, 2013 | Last updated: December 4, 2013 at 5:24 pm

Get to know some of North Central Florida’s oldest bookstores, including places like O. Brisky Books and Book Gallery West, which in 2013 celebrates its 30th year in business.

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Who Are The Dream Defenders?

By on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 21, 2013 at 3:30 pm

The Dream Defenders, including UF’s Woodjerry Louis (above), have made headlines often since Trayvon Martin’s 2012 shooting death and George Zimmerman’s 2013 acquittal, but it’s sometimes a faceless, nameless organization — until now.

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Dream Defenders Stand Their Ground At United Nations

By on September 25th, 2013 | Last updated: January 11, 2014 at 1:01 pm

The Dream Defenders have taken the issue of Florida’s “stand your ground” law to the United Nations with an 8-page shadow report summarizing why the law violates the United States’ civil rights obligations.

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The Magic Lives On: J.K. Rowling Announces Potter-Related Movie

By on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 13, 2013 at 1:40 pm

Thursday, author J.K. Rowling announced a new series of films set in the world of her “Harry Potter” series, igniting excitement from fans worldwide.

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Gainesville Screen-Printer Still In Business 27 Years Later

By on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:08 am

For Joy Revels, home is metal screen-printing presses, a shirt dryer outfitted in state magnets, tubs of ink and boxes upon boxes of T-shirts. Her business, Dragonfly Graphics, produces 2,000 shirts a week for schools, businesses, events and churches.

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Alachua eSchool Revamped For New School Year

By on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 7:39 am

Learning labs in Alachua County schools are making virtual classes accessible to students without losing key funding to Florida Virtual School.

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