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How Florida Boaters Can Avoid Needing A Coast Guard Rescue

By and on August 26th, 2013 | Last updated: August 26, 2013 at 5:17 pm

After rescuing four people from a sinking boat in Cedar Key, the U.S. Coast Guard is reminding boaters on how to stay safe during unexpected weather patterns.

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Brazilian Protests Get Support from UF Students

By on June 19th, 2013 | Last updated: June 21, 2013 at 2:17 pm

Brazilian students at the University of Florida are supporting protests against the way the budget in Brazil is being spent.

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Even with Hands Freed, Tech Devices Remain Dangerous for Drivers

By on June 12th, 2013 | Last updated: June 14, 2013 at 12:11 pm

Michelle Harris, director of the AAA’s Traffic Safety Culture, said although originally created to assist drivers, the distraction brought by hands free features such as voice-to-text technology is increasing risks on the road.

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A Year After Tropical Storm Debby, Suwannee County Officials Preparing for More

By on June 5th, 2013 | Last updated: August 9, 2013 at 12:11 pm

Some North Florida Counties are making changes to their preparations for a smoother hurricane season this year.

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Is the University of Florida prepared for a major emergency?

By on May 29th, 2013 | Last updated: May 29, 2013 at 1:24 pm

That’s the question campus officials and law enforcement will attempt to answer Thursday morning in a simulated training exercise called Operation Urgent Impact.

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