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In The News: Paris Holds Climate Talks, U.S. Tightens Visa Waivers, Florida Panther Population Dwindles, I-75 Repairs Commence Tuesday Evening

A Path For Climate Change, Beyond Paris – The worldwide transition toward clean energy may be underway as world leaders gather in Paris to push aggressive cuts on carbon emissions. Scientific experts are stressing the importance of committing to more intensive research on clean energy capabilities, which may result from …

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In The News: Fast Internet Leaves Households Behind; Top Quarterback Recruit Commits To Florida After Decommitment From LSU; Online Sales During Cyber Monday Expected To Increase; Global Climate Change Summit Begins In Paris

Fast Internet Leaves Households Behind – A digital divide task force is working to provide the same opportunities for children of low-income families. Evelyn Foxx, president of the Alachua County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said she was worried students in public housing who didn’t have the …

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In The News: Local Charter School Emphasizing Environmental Awareness; Multimillion-Dollar Cellphone Lot Opens At Orlando Airport; Lawsuit Against Plantation Christmas Display Stalled; Longtime Syrian Refugees Face Resentment From Community

Local Charter School Building Strong Minds, Bodies – Founded a decade ago, the Healthy Learning Academy is a charter school that teaches math, science, reading and social studies like very other public school in the district. However, it also places an emphasis on physical well-being and environmentalism — an emphasis …

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High School Girl Attacked, Students Injured In Bus Crash, School Board Approves Charter School, Seattle Program To Encourage Political Participation, Man Threatens To Bring Gun to School Over Loud Music

Girl Attacked At Atlantic Coast High School – Sixteen-year-old Ashanti Davis’ mother says her daughter was attacked at school by a male student because she is gay. Another student stepped in and stopped the fight, and the incident was filmed. News4Jax 5 Injured In Bus Crash – A school bus headed …

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In The News: Jeb Bush’s Defense Policy, St. John’s County School Bus Crash, Porsche Blames Paul Walker For His Death, Raid Launched Targeting Paris Attacks’ Suspect

Jeb Bush’s ‘Defense Policy for the 21st Century’ – In a preview of Governor Jeb Bush’s speech Wednesday, he laid out a four-point strategy including restoration of international order and promotion of international security, rebuilding the military to defend U.S. interests and values, reforming the Pentagon and defending the homeland. …

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In The News: Construction, Lane Closures Continue For Eighth Avenue; Older Clients Sign Up For More Gym Memberships; El Niño To Cause Strong Winter Storms In Florida; France Strikes ISIS Targets In Retaliation For Paris Attacks

Eighth Avenue Receives A Facelift – Gainesville’s public works department has begun resurfacing and, on some stretches, reconstructing Eighth Avenue. This will cause lane closures, delays and bumpy conditions. Gainesville Sun Older Clients Pack The Gym – Data shows that gym membership for the older American population has steadily increased, …

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In The News: Shady Hill Students To Show Sheep At International Expo; Bill Aims To End SeaWorld’s Killer Whale Breeding; New Train Service To Travel Between Orlando And Miami; Anti-Doping Agency To Reveal Corruption Report

Shady Hill 4-H Team To Show At International Livestock Exposition – Four students from Shady Hill Elementary School were selected to represent the school’s 4-H club at the 42nd annual North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky, from Thursday to Friday. The four fifth graders will show the club’s …

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