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In The News: Blackhawks Lead Stanley Cup Series, UF And FSU Athletes Lead Nation In Criminal Charges, Florida Legislature Enters Final Week, New Study Shows Jeb Bush Unfamiliar To Voters

By on June 15th, 2015 | Last updated: June 15, 2015 at 10:26 am

Blackhawks seize 3-2 series lead over Lightning in Stanley Cup Final – The Chicago Blackhawks took the win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, now leading the series 3-2. Monday night’s game will either determine a Stanley Cup winner […]

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In The News: Abortion Bill Lawsuit; Port Canaveral Cargo Facility Opens; House Dems Against Trade Bill; Florida GOP Endorse Bush

By and on June 12th, 2015 | Last updated: June 12, 2015 at 11:30 am

24-hour wait for abortion wins final approval in Florida Legislature – Local clinic Bread and Roses Women’s Health Center is part of an ACLU lawsuit against an abortion bill requiring women wait 24 hours before the procedure. Opponents of the bill argue it is […]

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In the News: United Way To Help Returning Veterans, Gov. Scott Signs New Health Bills, Homeless Man Reunited With $10,000, Grace Marketplace Celebrates One Year

By on June 11th, 2015 | Last updated: June 11, 2015 at 11:52 am

United Way wants to be one-stop shop for helping returning veterans – The Heart of Florida Untied Way in Orlando hopes to be a full-service support system for former service members and their families in Central Florida. Their goal is to help veterans gain […]

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In The News: Hillary Clinton On Florida’s Voter Restrictions, Chris Heston Throws No-Hitter, Airport Lands $2.5M Grant, Trooper Saves Man From Burning Car, Shands Children’s Hospital Ranked Nationally

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

Hillary Clinton revisits Florida’s 2000 and 2004 voter purge when Jeb Bush was governor | PolitiFact Florida – Hillary Clinton, in a speech calling for an expansion of voting rights, described republicans efforts to restrict voting in Florida. An inaccurate […]

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In The News: Jeb Bush Takes Stance On Russian Aggression, Gainesville Health Clinic Reflects Growing Trend, Rays Draft Picks, Budget Woes Upset Gov. Scott’s Agenda

By and on June 9th, 2015 | Last updated: June 9, 2015 at 11:56 am

In Germany, Jeb Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger U.S. action – Republican presidential candidate and former Florida governor Jeb Bush warned Vladimir Putin that the U.S. would actively counter Russian aggression if Bush is elected president. Tampa Bay Times New […]

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In The News: Affordable Housing Grows, American Pharaoh Takes Triple Crown, Legislators Debate Funding, Florida CFO Looks To Hackers For Help

By and on June 8th, 2015 | Last updated: June 8, 2015 at 12:08 pm

Increasing housing affordability opens doors – NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index shows home-buying market is at its peak. The national median home price has declined and the average mortgage rate has decreased.  St. Augustine Record American Pharoah ends 37-year drought – […]

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In The News: Uber To Help Gainesville Seniors, Perry Seeks 2016 Presidential Nomination, Girl Receives 3D Printed Prosthetic, House To Discuss Health Care

By on June 5th, 2015 | Last updated: June 5, 2015 at 11:32 am

City hopes to use Uber to give rides to seniors – The city of Gainesville plans to help seniors with transportation through Uber. The app-based service provides customers pick up and drop off services with the tap of an app. Gainesville Sun […]

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In The News: Charges Filed Over Cheering, Jeb Bush’s Candidacy Announcement, St. Petersburg Named In Top 30 Vacation Spots, Medicaid Expansion Trims Millions, Hillsborough County Addresses Violence

By on June 4th, 2015 | Last updated: June 4, 2015 at 11:18 am

Authorities File Charges Over Loud Cheering at Mississippi High School Graduation – At least three people are facing misdemeanor charges of disturbing the peace, $500 fines and six-months of jail time after being accused of cheering too loudly for Senatobia High […]

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In The News: WWI Heroes Receive Medal Of Honor, Police Shoot Supposed Terrorism Probe Target, Blatter Back At Work After Resignation, Jeb Bush Appears At Summit, Lightning Restricting Ticket Sales

By and on June 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: June 3, 2015 at 11:10 am

World War I heroes — one black, one Jewish — finally receive Medal of Honor – Two World War I Army soldiers, Sgt. William Shemin and Pvt. Henry Johnson, were awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama Tuesday. […]

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In The News: GOP Campaign Comes To Florida, Tampa Bay Times Pushes Medicaid, Homeless Man Prevents Carjacking, Storm Leads to Sunken Chinese Cruise Ship

By and on June 2nd, 2015 | Last updated: June 2, 2015 at 12:25 pm

GOP Presidential Campaign Comes To Orlando With A Gubernatorial Cattle Call – The Republican presidential campaign moves to Florida for the first time this year as seven presidential and potential presidential candidates gather at Walt Disney World in Orlando. The […]

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