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June 18, 2015: News In 90

By on June 18th, 2015 | Last updated: June 18, 2015 at 5:55 pm

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In The News: Wil Myers To Miss Eight Weeks, St. Johns County Sales Tax Increase, Polk Sheriff Judd Preaches In Uniform, Prayer Vigil Set For Charleston Shooting Victims

By on June 18th, 2015 | Last updated: June 18, 2015 at 11:16 am

Former Ray Wil Myers to miss two months with wrist injury – The San Diego Padres announced Wednesday that former Tampa Bay Ray player, Wil Myers, will undergo surgery on his left wrist. Myers will likely miss eight weeks. SaintPetersBlog St. Johns County […]

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In The News: Alachua Students Exceed At Course-End Tests, Florida Man Attempts To Blow Up Home, Fake IRS Agents Cost Taxpayers, Warriors Take NBA Title

By and on June 17th, 2015 | Last updated: June 17, 2015 at 12:38 pm

Alachua students exceed state peers at course-end tests – Sixty-nine percent of Alachua County students passed the biology end-of-course exam, compared to a statewide passing rate of 65 percent. They also passed more standardized tests in science, civics and U.S. history […]

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In The News: Florida Legislators Reach Budget Deal, Blackhawks Take Stanley Cup, Fireworks At UF Bandshell, Florida Still Lightning Capital Of US

By and on June 16th, 2015 | Last updated: June 16, 2015 at 10:47 am

Lawmakers reach late night deal on budget – Florida legislators made progress in the race to pass a budget by the end of June and avoid a partial state government shut down.  They reached a deal late Monday night on a […]

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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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