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State prison chief resigns

By on August 25th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:09 pm

In December, Florida Governor Rick Scott asked Edwin Buss to head the Florida Department of Corrections. Scott even tasked Buss with spearheading the massive prison privatization effort across South Florida. But, as Sascha Cordner reports, during a Wednesday afternoon meeting, […]

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Hernando County fallen Marine comes home

By on March 3rd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:24 pm

On Thursday, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office as well as members of the honor guard and other personnel will be joining the family of a fallen soldier to escort Corporal Jonathan Taylor’s body through Brooksville and up into the County. […]

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The Havana cigar goes global

By and on March 3rd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:25 pm

Many people attended a lecture titled “The Havana Cigar Goes Global” Wednesday night on the University of Florida Campus. The 2011 Bacardi Family Lecture had a great turnout as it looked into the significance, history, and future of the Havana […]

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Authorities still looking for answers in the cave exploration deaths of two UF students

By on February 15th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:26 pm

Grief counselors are helping University of Florida students to cope with the deaths of two UF students who died in a cave exploration accident in Georgia over the weekend. Meanwhile, law enforcement officials continue to look for the reasons why […]

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Famed Hollywood producer honors the late photographer & cave diver Wes Skiles in soon to be released movie

By on January 19th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:23 pm

On February 2nd, Alachua County residents are invited to see an advanced screening of the 3-D epic underwater adventure “Sanctum,” from famous executive movie producer James Cameron, known for “Avatar” and the “Titanic.” It will be shown in Real-D 3-D […]

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