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In The News: Miami Joins Police Camera Debate, Machen Leaves UF, F.B.I. Investigates Teen’s Death, Kerry Moderates Middle East

By and on December 15th, 2014 | Last updated: December 15, 2014 at 11:17 am

Miami-Dade shine light on police camera issues – Public opinion and elected officials both agree to join the national wave of police agencies mandating the miniature surveillance cameras. Though, the central debate surrounds when the camera should be on and […]

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In The News: 9/11 C.I.A. Plan Incomprehensive, Man’s Hand-Drawn Map Leads To Conviction, Obamacare May Improve Florida’s Flu Vaccination Rates

By and on December 11th, 2014 | Last updated: December 11, 2014 at 10:07 am

C.I.A. First Planned Jails Abiding by U.S. Standards – In the wake of the September 11 attacks, President Bush signed a secret order allowing the C.I.A. to capture Al Qaeda terrorists. However, the order failed to outline how to hold and question […]

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In The News: Frustration Over Uber and Lyft, Man Serving Life for Lending Car to Killers, Mobile Home Fire, Orange School Cafeterias Switch to Anti-biotic Free Chicken

By on December 10th, 2014 | Last updated: December 10, 2014 at 1:55 pm

Frustration about Uber & Lyft intensifies at Hillsborough PTC meeting – Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission meetings continue to express frustration from local drivers over Uber and Lyft. At nearly every monthly PTC meeting since Uber and Lyft started operating […]

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In The News: Time Magazine Honors Ebola Survivors, Doctors; New Gambling Report Doubles Florida Casino Impact; St. Johns County Woman Charged With Grand Theft, Fraud

By on December 10th, 2014 | Last updated: December 10, 2014 at 10:20 am

Time magazine names Ebola survivors, doctors its 2014 ‘Person of the Year’ – Patients and doctors fighting Ebola were named 2014 “Person of the Year” by Time Magazine. “For tireless acts of courage and mercy…the Ebola fighters are Time’s 2014 […]

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In the News: Protests Sprawl down University, Gainesville Race Seeks Alcohol Sales, Hunting Rifle Silencers Disputed, SeaWorld Sails to Court

By on December 9th, 2014 | Last updated: December 9, 2014 at 9:20 am

Protesters march down University Avenue at rush hour – Gainesville’s University Avenue and 13th Street intersection was shut down for the first time since the 1970s during a demonstration of about 300 to 350 people standing up to say, “Black […]

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In The News: Obama Suffers From Acid Reflux, Cali. Demonstration Grows Violent, Two South Florida Republicans Seek Re-election, Underage Rape Suspects Named

By and on December 8th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 12:39 pm

  Obama diagnosed with acid reflux after surprise hospital visit – Fifty-three year-old president Barack Obama suffers from acid reflux, his physician confirmed. Smoking is a risk factor for acid reflux, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, and […]

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In The News: Traffic-Ticket Legislation, Bear Attack, Record Online Job Postings, Spacecraft Launch, Chokehold Decision Inspires Hashtags

By on December 5th, 2014 | Last updated: December 5, 2014 at 10:24 am

Waldo may inspire statewide traffic-ticket policy change – In light of the controversy surrounding the closure of the Waldo Police Department, state Sen. Rob Bradley plans to introduce legislation this week to compel police to be more transparent in the […]

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In The News: Fishing Therapy Documentary Airs In Florida, Waldo County Owes Alachua, New Orlando Soccer Stadium Fuels Economy, Update On Bill Cosby

By on December 4th, 2014 | Last updated: December 4, 2014 at 10:26 am

PTSD Florida fishing therapy documentary comes to Seminole film fest – A new documentary on PTSD and fish therapy will air on Thursday at the Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival in Seminole. It includes the story of Neal, a veteran, and […]

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In The News: Hospice Chaplain Faces Molestation Charges, Florida Teacher Pay Not Competitive In Big Districts, Winston Enters Second Day Of Hearings

By on December 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: December 3, 2014 at 1:48 pm

Hospice chaplain arrested on two counts of molestation of girl – Lance Travis, chaplain for Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care in Tavares, Florida, has been arrested for charges of lewd and lascivious molestation of a young girl, according to a warrant […]

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In The News: Obama Selects New Defense Secretary, NASA To Launch New Spacecraft, Winston’s Conduct Hearing Set, Consumer Group Warns About Choking Hazards

By on December 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: December 2, 2014 at 12:34 pm

Obama selects Ashton Carter as Defense Secretary – Ashton Carter has been selected as the new defense secretary, according to reports. If President Obama moves forward with his nomination and is approved by the Senate, Carter will replace Chuck Hagel, […]

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