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By Sabrina Alvarez on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 9, 2013 at 10:07 pm
Florida lawmakers rejected a bill Thursday that would have eliminated the state’s death penalty. The House of Representatives Criminal Justice committee voted 9 to 4 on the bill.
By Sabrina Alvarez on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 12:14 am
The Florida Department of Transportation will begin rebuilding the Ocala Sharpes Ferry Bridge’s wall, which fell last June after the wall was replaced in April. The repairs, starting Monday, could affect traffic in the area.
By Sabrina Alvarez on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 6:29 pm
Florida’s Clerks of Court have asked lawmakers to exempt the offices from additional fees in order to compensate for the budget cuts.
By Sabrina Alvarez on January 14th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 3:07 pm
People will have the opportunity to learn more about a diverse group of organisms in a fun atmosphere at the University of Florida Museum of Natural History, which is hosting a fungi information event with scientists Tuesday night as part [...]
By Sabrina Alvarez on December 6th, 2012 | Last updated: October 26, 2013 at 9:24 pm
The University of Florida and Shands plan on opening a 24-hour emergency facility in northwest Gainesville next year. This $10 million facility will allow locals to have access to quicker care in their area.
By Sabrina Alvarez on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:42 pm
The Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments from government workers on Friday against a 2011 law that workers say breaks their employment contracts.