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University of Florida Counseling and Wellness combating prescription drug abuse on campus

By and on November 29th, 2012 | Last updated: November 29, 2012 at 3:29 pm

A growing group of college students around the country illegally use prescription drugs like Adderall to help them excel in the classroom.

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Deadly mushrooms could be growing in your backyard

By on November 15th, 2012 | Last updated: November 15, 2012 at 4:55 pm

The poisonous Aminita virosa mushroom that killed two elderly women and hospitalized four other people in California thrive in wet, humid environments like Florida.

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Policy think tank CEO says Romney-Ryan budget could cost Floridians

By on October 11th, 2012 | Last updated: October 11, 2012 at 3:23 pm

A report from the Center for American Progress Action Fund said the proposed Romney-Ryan budget could cost Floridians millions of dollars in benefits they already receive.

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Gov. Scott makes education priority

By on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: September 26, 2012 at 12:56 pm

After visiting schools throughout Florida, Gov. Rick Scott announced that education will be his new priority.

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Tickets available for Michelle Obama visit

By on September 13th, 2012 | Last updated: September 14, 2012 at 11:21 am

The Obama for America campaign confirmed that First Lady Michelle Obama will be speaking to supporters at the O’Connell Center Monday at 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, though tickets are required due to space limitations.

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Michelle Obama to visit Gainesville on Monday — details confirmed

By and on September 13th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 2:38 pm

Updated 3:10 p.m. Obama for America has confirmed that First Lady Michelle Obama will be speaking at the O’Connell Center Monday at 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, however tickets are required due to the limited space.

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