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Coast Guard Finds Missing Boys’ Boat, Uber Moves South, AP hits 1 Million Minutes On YouTube, Gov. Scott vs. GOP, Bobbi Brown Deceased

By on July 27th, 2015 | Last updated: July 27, 2015 at 11:22 am

Coast Guard finds Fla. boys’ missing boat, but not boys – The U.S. Coast Guard said it was broadening its search for a pair of missing Florida 14-year-old boys since Friday after their capsized boat was found on Sunday, 67 […]

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In The News: Endangered Manatees Born In Crystal River, Bradford Teacher Receives Award, Doctor Stops Practicing After Recording Women, Crist Popular In Support Polls

By on July 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: July 22, 2015 at 12:12 pm

Rare, endangered manatees born in Crystal River – Manatee twins were spotted in Homosassa Springs, according Citrus County Visitors & Convention Bureau and United States Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) officials. The sighting is rare, considering Florida manatees are endangered […]

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In The News: WWII Bomb Found In St. Pete, Teen Shot In Face, Prison Guard Reports Inmate Abuse, Jeb Bush Tally Speech, Toll Booth Worker Fired

By on July 20th, 2015 | Last updated: July 20, 2015 at 10:26 am

St. Pete Beach evacuated after WWII-era flash bomb found – An Air Force bomb squad successfully detonated a barnacle-clad bomb that washed ashore in St. Pete Beach. A spokesperson for MacDill Air Force said the bomb used to aid WWII-era […]

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In the News: TV Chef Visits PACE, Man Slices Neighbor’s Neck, Underwater Jesus Statue Provides Comfort, Rubio $12 Million Campaign, Runaway Plane

By on July 13th, 2015 | Last updated: July 13, 2015 at 10:56 am

TV chef visits PACE to share cooking secrets – TV chef Angie Davis-Shaghaghi, owner of New Jersey’s ‘Creative Cooks,’ met with  students of the Alachua PACE Center for Girls in Gainesville to share her abundant love for cooking. The Gainesville […]

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In The News: Bush Super PAC Raises $103M, SC Removes Confederate Flag, Gainesville Protests Confederate Statue, Scott Announces State Board Members

By and on July 10th, 2015 | Last updated: July 10, 2015 at 12:28 pm

Jeb Bush’s new challenge: How to spend $114 million – Jeb Bush surpassed political fundraising records with a total of $114 million in the first six months of the year. Though Bush helped raise the money, he has no direct control over […]

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In The News: NYSE Power Outage, Marion County Residents Protest Confederate Flag, HIV Diagnoses In Florida Increase, Nurseries Apply For Medical Marijuana

By and on July 9th, 2015 | Last updated: July 9, 2015 at 10:44 am

Stocks close lower after 3-hour outage snarls NYSE trading – A power outage attributed to a “configuration issue” shut down the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday morning around 11:30. The malfunction came as major indexes were already falling. Orlando Sentinel Group protests […]

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In The News: Body Of Missing Baker County Woman Found, Hillsborough Board Rejects Additional Members To County Commission, Ocala Flies Confederate Flag Again, Jared Fogle Under Investigation

By and on July 8th, 2015 | Last updated: July 8, 2015 at 10:42 am

Body found in Lake City is identified | Gainesville.com – The body of a Baker County woman, who was missing since June 21 was found Friday in Lake City. The cause of Sharon Jackson’s death has not yet been determined. Gainesville Sun […]

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In The News: Gulf Coast Scallop Season Regulations Set, Disagreement On Santa Fe River No-Wake Rules, Carnival Granted License For Cuban Cruises, Ex-Disney Performer Died After Launching Fireworks

By and on July 7th, 2015 | Last updated: July 7, 2015 at 11:15 am

Gulf Coast scallop season’s here – Regulations set for the Florida Gulf Coast’s bay scallop season, which will run from June 27 to Sept. 24. The rules allow two gallons of whole bay scallops in shells or one pint of bay scallop […]

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In The News: SpaceX To Relaunch Soon, USWNT Wins World Cup, Gainesville Physician Remembered, New State School Board Director Selected

By on July 6th, 2015 | Last updated: July 6, 2015 at 10:31 am

SpaceX expected to be back in the launch game soon – SpaceX’s rocket exploded last week 27 miles above the Atlantic Ocean after launching from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Analysts expect the company to rebound quickly from the $60 […]

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In The News: Florida Receives $3.25 Billion in Settlement, Dog Saves Family From Fire, Orlando Cook Wins $50,000, Church Fire Likely Not Arson

By on July 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: July 3, 2015 at 11:00 am

Florida to Receive $3.25B from Gulf States’ Deepwater Horizon Settlement with BP – British oil company BP will pay $18.7 billion to the five Gulf Coast states affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to a settlement Thursday. […]

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