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By Stephanie Denardo and Jensen Werley on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 3:28 pm
While celebrating the 75th anniversary of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’ book “The Yearling,” Floridians remember three women of the same name: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Marjorie Carr and Marjory Stoneman Douglas, who each left their mark on Florida’s history.
By Stephanie Denardo on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 3:57 pm
Cyberbullying will be the focus of a talk Tuesday night at the University of Florida. Tina Meier, founder of the Megan Meier Foundation, will speak from 6 to 8 p.m. at the J. Wayne Reitz Union Auditorium.
By Stephanie Denardo on February 13th, 2013 | Last updated: February 14, 2013 at 3:08 pm
A consent decree was filed Thursday to clean up the Cabot-Koppers Superfund site, which has contaminated local soil and the Floridan aquifer system for the past three decades.
By Stephanie Denardo on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 12:34 pm
Alachua County Sheriff’s Deputies are determining the cause of death for a Gainesville couple found dead in their apartment yesterday afternoon. Today the U.S. Senate considers Counterterrorism Advisor John Brennan to head the CIA. The massive manhunt to capture former [...]
By Stephanie Denardo on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: January 30, 2013 at 5:00 pm
Emotions run high as a nonpartisan bill on immigration reform was proposed Tuesday. Some say the nation needs to begin focusing more on the human aspect of the issue of immigration, not just legal implications.
By Lauren Rautenkranz and Stephanie Denardo on January 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 11:37 am
Suspect in Bivens Cove murder is in custody in Orange County awaiting extradition to Alachua County to face charges.
By Stephanie Denardo on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 5:43 pm
The first quintuplets born at Shands Hospital for Children are able to go home after spending two months in the neonatal ICU. Parents Kelley and Stacy Dyal are overjoyed to bring their newborns home.
By Stephanie Denardo on December 10th, 2012 | Last updated: December 11, 2012 at 2:00 pm
U.S. Congressman-elect Ted Yoho talks about his journey this past year, about the most memorable moments, and what he plans to do once he’s sworn in.
By Kelsey Meany, Marc Whiteman and Stephanie Denardo on December 7th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:36 pm
In a report released Thursday, many teachers were evaluated based on a new value-added score method and reviews by the principals of their school. Many educators are in an uproar about the scores because of inconsistencies between districts and because many teachers have yet to be evaluated.
By Hana Engroff and Stephanie Denardo on November 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 2:46 pm
On Monday, Scott challenged Florida’s community and state colleges to create four-year degrees that would cost no more than $10,000. Florida Board of Education Vice Chair Roberto Martinez wrote Gov. Rick Scott a letter expressing his distaste with what he thinks is not a serious policy move.