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Board approves proposal requiring UF students to have health insurance

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 4:48 pm

The University of Florida Board of Trustees voted unanimously Friday morning to approve a plan that requires incoming students to show proof of health insurance. Students who apply for the fall 2014 semester will be required to have health insurance for enrollment, though students who enter UF before fall 2014 will be grandfathered into current requirements, which do not include health insurance.

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Recent temperatures affect peach and other fruit harvest this winter

By and on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 7:05 pm

The recent temperatures have made it hard for local farmers to harvest peaches and other fruit this winter. Up-and-down temperature patterns can be dangerous for peaches and blueberries.

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Medical marijuana bill introduced in Florida House, Senate

By on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: March 1, 2013 at 6:53 pm

Members of the Florida House and Senate introduced a new medical marijuana bill Wednesday. State Bill 1250, also called the Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act, would legalize up to four ounces of marijuana for seriously ill people and their caregivers.

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Prescribed burn at Paynes Prairie

By on February 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: February 22, 2013 at 6:18 pm

On Friday, Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park working in cooperation with the Florida Forest Service underwent a prescribed burn on the prairie basin ignited by helicopter.

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