Author Archives: Shaneece Dixon
Several candidates for mayor, such as incumbent Craig Lowe and former city commissioner Ed Braddy already have thousands of dollars in campaign support and years of experience in the political spectrum. Donald Shepherd Sr., though, is foraging ahead alone without much cash and merely a dogged presence.
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: paraplegic biker, Stand Your Ground, Academy Awards, Ikea meatballs, KFC ads.
Fraudulent fish have been flooding the markets as a new study reveals fishy behavior by retail outlets.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report found that about 5.8 million people have used the morning-after pill to prevent pregnancy.
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Rick Scott visits UF, the State of the Union, flights delayed in the northeast, Grammy winners, violence in Mali
According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, young adults have the highest levels of stress among Americans.
A day after announcing his proposal to give full-time public school teachers a $2,500 pay raise statewide, many Florida teachers are questioning Gov. Rick Scott’s true motives in increasing educators’ wages.
Gainesville SDS, a student group based in the University of Florida, protests against tuition increases outside of the Florida Board of Governors meeting at Emerson Alumni Hall.