Author Archives: Shaneece Dixon

Profile: Donald Shepherd Sr.

By on March 8th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:17 pm

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.

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Feb. 25, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By and on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:15 am

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.

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One-third of fish sold are not what they seem

By and on February 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: February 24, 2013 at 8:16 am

Fraudulent fish have been flooding the markets as a new study reveals fishy behavior by retail outlets.

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CDC report finds growing use of morning-after pill

By on February 18th, 2013 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 2:33 pm

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report found that about 5.8 million people have used the morning-after pill to prevent pregnancy.

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Feb. 11, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By and on February 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 12:17 pm

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

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Millennial generation has highest levels of stress and anxiety, says survey

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 9:13 pm

According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, young adults have the highest levels of stress among Americans.

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Florida teachers skeptical of Gov. Scott’s pay raise proposal

By and on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 2:05 pm

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.

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Gainesville SDS protests tuition hikes outside FL Board of Governors’ meeting

By on January 17th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 10:35 am

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.

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