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Florida Mugshot Databases Still Up and Running

By on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 5:06 pm

Even though Mugshot Databases have undergone public scrutiny, Florida Mugshot Databases are still up and running. Mugshot databases are third party information distributors that give anyone with an Internet connection the ability to view your arrest photos.

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Fla. Senate Backs Bill to Ban Selling E-Cigarettes to Minors

By on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 2:53 pm

Electronic cigarettes could be regulated by a Florida Senate Bill to prevent minors from buying them.

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Here Are North Florida’s Early Campaign Finance Leaders In The 2014 Legislature Race

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:17 pm

With the 2014 general elections approaching, the public is able to access the leading contributions and expenditures North Florida candidates have amassed so far.

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Traffic Unit Busts Two Men In Marion County For Synthetic Marijuana

By on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 9:16 am

The Marion County Traffic Unit busted two men Wednesday with 14 ounces of synthetic marijuana. The drugs and various paraphernalia were found in the men’s vehicle.

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Palatka Tree Service Owner Turns Himself In For Teen’s August Death

By on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 24, 2013 at 8:15 am

Johnathan H. Wilkes turned himself in to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office Monday afternoon for charges stemming from his involvement in a teen’s wrongful death.

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Gainesville Honors 9/11 Victims With Service, Good Deeds

By , and on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:18 am

In 2009, Congress named Sept. 11 a National Day of Service and Remembrance to honor the victims of that infamous day. The bipartisan decision encouraged people to take action, and on Wednesday, the tradition continued in Gainesville.

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Suwannee River Water Management District Gets $5.4 million For Springs Protection Funding

By on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection approved the District’s funding request on Wednesday for the improvement projects.

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Gov. Rick Scott Announces Investment Of $37 Million For Water Quality Projects

By on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 11:57 am

The announcement at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka comes on the heels of a commitment of more than $130 million to restore estuaries in South Florida.

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Authorities Investigating A Murder-Suicide Of Ocala Couple in Stonecrest Subdivision

By on August 29th, 2013 | Last updated: August 29, 2013 at 11:10 am

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a murder-suicide in the Stonecrest subdivision.

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March On Washington’s 50th Anniversary Celebrated In Downtown Gainesville

By and on August 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 7:44 am

The Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Florida sponsored a commemorative event Wednesday night to honor the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.

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