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In The News: Penn State Fraternity Suspended, Concealed Gun Bill Progresses, Florida Republican Primary Election Moved, App Recognizes Lost Dog Matches

By on March 18th, 2015 | Last updated: March 18, 2015 at 2:35 pm

Penn State fraternity suspended over alleged nude Facebook pictures – Penn State fraternity Kappa Delta Rho has been suspended for allegedly posting photos of women asleep, passed out or nude. CNN Jeff Brandes’ concealed carry gun bill moves through Senate […]

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In the News: Florida Teacher Suspended, Breast Biopsies Create Doubt, Florida Education Budget Revealed, Starbucks Talks Race Relations

By on March 17th, 2015 | Last updated: March 17, 2015 at 2:56 pm

Teacher suspended five days for calling teen ‘Taliban’ – A teacher at Cypress Bay High school in Westin, Florida has been suspended for five days without pay for using a derogatory term to refer to a Muslim student at the […]

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In the News: Cohabitation Law Repeal, Daytona Sex Sting, Public Records Access Easier, Charlie Christ Not Running, P.K. Yonge Robotics Qualifies Nationally

By on March 17th, 2015 | Last updated: March 17, 2015 at 11:35 am

Shacking up? It’s a crime in Florida – Florida lawmakers try to repeal the state’s cohabitation law. The law says unless a couple is married, it cannot live under one roof together. Orlando Sentinel 43 arrested during Bike Week sex sting in […]

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New Alachua Clinic Opens, Florida Records Go Online, Florida Alimony Bill Considered, Accident Closes I-75, Law to Expand Dental Access

By on March 16th, 2015 | Last updated: March 16, 2015 at 1:37 pm

Florida Records Availability Based on User Information Disclosure – Later this year, people in most of Florida’s counties will have the ability to search for the majority of the state’s civil and criminal cases online. In fact, the Florida clerk […]

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In The News: Islamic State Accepts Boko Haram, Peaceful Protest In Ferguson After Shooting, Missouri Couple Killed In Crash On I-4, Stock Prices Continue To Fall

By on March 13th, 2015 | Last updated: March 13, 2015 at 1:44 pm

Islamic State ‘accepts’ Boko Haram’s allegiance pledge – In a tape, an IS spokesperson says the aim of establishing a caliphate has now expanded to West Africa and accepted a pledge of allegiance from Nigeria’s militant group Boko Haram. BBC […]

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In The News: Florida Fog Complicates Helicopter Recovery, Officers Shot in Ferguson, Homeland Security Investigating Secret Service Crash, Bill Eases Class Size Penalties

By on March 12th, 2015 | Last updated: March 12, 2015 at 2:09 pm

Little hope for survivors in Black Hawk crash off Florida coast, officials say – Heavy fog is complicating recovery efforts for the 11 people presumed dead in Tuesday’s Black Hawk helicopter crash. Military officials believe there is little hope of finding survivors. […]

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In the News: Ocala Develops Downtown; Florida Parties Request Bilingual Spokesperson; Panel Approves Armed Teachers Bill; GRU Oversight Scaled Back

By and on March 11th, 2015 | Last updated: March 11, 2015 at 1:36 pm

Ocala to Accept Ideas for Development Downtown – The city of Ocala is sending out an invitation to local developers to negotiate on four city-owned properties in the downtown area, including the former Chamber of Commerce site, the former Sprint […]

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In The News: Service Members Presumed Dead; UF Liberal Arts Dean Named; Women Testify In Murder Trial; Scott Meets With Black Caucus

By and on March 11th, 2015 | Last updated: March 11, 2015 at 9:14 am

Official: 11 service members missing in Panhandle crash presumed dead Seven Marines and four soldiers were presumed dead Wednesday after a helicopter crash during a routine night training mission Tuesday. With fog hampering the search efforts for the men, the Coast […]

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In the News: UF Law Ranked No. 1, NASCAR Improves Safety, Rick Scott On Global Warming, Florida Senate Talks Medicaid, FSU Wants Winston Lawsuit Thrown Out

By on March 10th, 2015 | Last updated: March 10, 2015 at 10:19 am

Law school rankings place UF No. 1 in Florida – The University of Florida Levin College of Law has regained its spot as the state’s No. 1 law school, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Law […]

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In The News: University Cuts Fraternity Ties, Beekeepers Try For Research Site, Gas Prices Level Off, SeaWorld Rescues Sea Lions

By on March 9th, 2015 | Last updated: March 9, 2015 at 2:25 pm

University of Oklahoma Cuts Ties to Fraternity After Racist Videos Surface – The University of Oklahoma has ordered one of their fraternity’s to vacate the house after a video that appeared to show fraternity members singing a racist song surfaced. […]

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