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In the News: Synagogue Attack in Jerusalem, Adrian Peterson Suspended, Florida Gets Oil Spill Grant, Undocumented Immigrant Numbers Rise in Fla.

By on November 18th, 2014 | Last updated: November 18, 2014 at 4:13 pm

3 Americans among dead in attack on Jerusalem synagogue – Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed four worshippers in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, the deadliest such incident in […]

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In The News: Child Homelessness Rises, Woman Chases Man With Knife Over $2, Gov. Scott Begins Appointing Members, Tornado Watch Until 8 Tonight

By and on November 17th, 2014 | Last updated: November 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm

New report: Child homelessness on the rise in US – The number of homeless children in the U.S. has escalated to an all-time-high within recent years, according to a new state-by-state report titled “America’s Youngest Outcasts.” The report, which was […]

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In The News: Man Steals Chainsaw in Pants, School Board to Keep Satanists Out, Frein Receives Terrorism Charges, Baseball MVPs From Same City

By on November 14th, 2014 | Last updated: November 14, 2014 at 10:48 am

Police: Chain saw stolen in Florida thief’s pants – A Florida man, Anthony Ballard, was accused of stealing a chain saw by sticking it down his pants. The tool had an estimated value of $600. Ballard was held Thursday on grand […]

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In The News: Naval Ship Returns From ISIS Fight, Jameis Winston Hearing Delayed, 9-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Younger Brother, Man Steals Chain Saw In Pants

By on November 13th, 2014 | Last updated: November 13, 2014 at 2:32 pm

USS Philippine Sea returns to Mayport from Persian Gulf, ISIS fight – The USS Philippine Sea will be returning to Mayport Naval Station on Saturday after nine months at sea, which included taking part in offensive operations against ISIS as […]

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In The News: FIFA Clears Russia And Qatar Of Corruption, Giant African Snails Spreading To Broward County, Gainesville Music Venue Sets Its Final Performance, Duck Dynasty Musical

By on November 13th, 2014 | Last updated: November 13, 2014 at 9:19 am

FIFA Inquiry Clears Qatar and Russia in World Cup Bids – Investigation into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups found no significant evidence of corruption. FIFA dismissed the notion to revote on the host nations, Russia in 2018 […]

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In The News: Gravity Boosting Allows Landing Success, ‘Big Bang’ Mother Dead, Teen Raises the Dough, Hawthorne To Get $1.5m Grant

By on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 2:14 pm

Space probe lands on comet in historic mission – The European Space Agency has landed a probe on a comet Wednesday after about a 10-year journey. The reason it took so long was due to “gravity boosting.” Orlando Sentinel ‘Big […]

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In The News: Businesses Benefit Low Gas Prices, Woman Arrested After Bogus 911 Call, Gov. Scott Declares November ‘Hire A Veteran Month’

By on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 1:29 pm

Small businesses are saving money on gasoline due to lower prices and spending that money elsewhere. A Gainesville woman was arrested for making a fake 911 call reporting that she had been shot. Rick Scott declared November as “Hire a Veteran” month on Veteran’s Day. The state university system is beginning to examine aspects of college affordability as a response to a request for more financial aid and cuts in Bright Futures.

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Florida Studies College Affordability, Owl Terrorizes Neighborhood, November Beneficial for Veterans, Ex-Waldo Police to Sue

By on November 11th, 2014 | Last updated: November 11, 2014 at 2:25 pm

Florida begins study on college affordability – Marshall Criser, chancellor of the Florida university system, and his staff has begun to study the affordability of the university system. According to Criser, college affordability comprises of tuition, state financial support and […]

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In The News: Free Parks Admission Tuesday, Hernando Today Closing Its Doors, Obama Backs Net Neutrality, Group Advocates For Body-Mounted Cameras

By on November 10th, 2014 | Last updated: November 10, 2014 at 4:31 pm

Free admission to state parks offered Tuesday – Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday Florida’s state parks will be admission-free on Tuesday in honor of Veterans Day. More than 170 parks are participating, including veteran memorials like Orman House Historic State Park’s Three […]

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Faella Faces 30 Years, Mother Survives 45 Minutes Without pulse, 48 Nigerian High Schoolers Killed, $345 Million Spent Florida’s Elections

By on November 10th, 2014 | Last updated: November 10, 2014 at 10:18 am

Marcus Faella’s sentencing today in American Front terrorism case – The head of the neo-Nazi American Front, Marcus Faella, faces up to 30 years in prison. The 41-year-old is accused of teaching firearms and hand-to-hand combat kills to followers preparing […]

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