Category Archives: In the News

In The News: GOP Debates Job Incentive Spending, More Children Getting Drunk On Sanitizer, North Korea Bolsters Nuclear Arsenal, Alachua State Parks Struggle To Be Self-Sufficient

By on September 15th, 2015 | Last updated: September 15, 2015 at 10:44 am

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, GOP lawmakers clash over spending on job incentives – Florida Gov. Rick Scott and the senate-controlled GOP debated Monday about hundreds of millions of tax dollars being spent on job incentives. Senate President Andy Gardiner questioned whether […]

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In The News: Woman Killed and Five Injured in Ocala Shooting; U.S. Bahamian Agents Seize An Estimated $2.5 Million Worth Of Weed; Professor Killed in Mississippi College Campus Shooting; Mexican Tourists Killed By Egyptian Security Forces

By on September 14th, 2015 | Last updated: September 14, 2015 at 2:01 pm

Woman killed, five injured in shooting at Cloud 9 in Ocala | Gainesville.com – A 19-year-old woman died and five others injured at a shooting at Cloud 9 in Ocala Florida at 1:30 am Sunday. Investigators believe the shooting occurred […]

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In The News: Local Cafe Owner Charged For Peeking At Girl In Shower; State Telecommunications Contract Leads To Lawsuit; Jeb Bush’s Debate Style Criticized; Miss Georgia Crowned Miss America 2016

By and on September 14th, 2015 | Last updated: September 14, 2015 at 9:06 am

Cafe owner charged with peeking at girl in shower | Gainesville.com – The owner of Maude’s Classic Cafe was arrested Friday after trying to film a girl showering. Police charged Charles Wright, 52, with attempted voyeurism of a child younger […]

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In the News: Increase in Homeless Children, Biden’s Presidential Doubts, Florida Legislators on Nuclear Deal, Patriots Win Season Opener, Man Accused of 9/11 Bomb Plot

By on September 11th, 2015 | Last updated: September 11, 2015 at 12:10 pm

Tom Brady’s 4 passing TDs, 3 to Rob Gronkowski, highlight Pats’ opening win – Thursday night’s NFL season opener between the New England Patriots and the Pittsburgh Steelers ended in a 28-21 victory for the reigning Super Bowl champions. ESPN […]

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In The News: Miss Florida Wins National Swimsuit Preliminary, Toxic Weed Affecting Local Horse Owners, Florida Adds 15 Thousand Jobs In August, California Passes Right-To-Die Legislation

By on September 10th, 2015 | Last updated: September 10, 2015 at 5:32 pm

UF student wins swimsuit competition in Miss America preliminary – Miss Florida, known to her colleagues and peers at UF as MaryKatherine “MK” Fechtel, has a chance of competing as a Miss America finalist Sunday after sweeping the swimsuit competition […]

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In The News: Quicker Rape Kit Testing, Planned Parenthood Investigation, Apple Unveils Devices, Fossils of Human Species Found

By on September 10th, 2015 | Last updated: September 10, 2015 at 10:28 am

Bondi wants quicker processing of untested Florida rape kits – The state has committed $300,000 to a study being done by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement on the number of untested kits. Attorney General Pam Bondi says that there […]

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Former MLB Catcher Joins UF Softball, UF Makes List of “Best Colleges” in the nation, Grace dissipates in the Caribbean, Hillary Clinton Backs Iran Deal, Donald Trump Asks CNN to Donate Ad Sales From Debate

By on September 9th, 2015 | Last updated: September 9, 2015 at 2:15 pm

UF Softball Team Adds Former Red Sox Catcher To Coaching Staff – Doug Mirabelli, former Red Sox catcher, has been added to the staff of Florida’s softball program as a volunteer assistant coach. Mirabelli was part of two World Series […]

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In The News: Record Number of Sharks; Fake Credit Card Scam Verdict; Scott Announces “Workforce Development Month”; Colbert Debuts on ‘The Late Show'; Jet’s Engine Catches Fire

By on September 9th, 2015 | Last updated: September 9, 2015 at 9:56 am

Record number of sharks swimming from Florida to North Carolina – The increase in sharks comes as North Carolina set a record for shark attacks this summer, with eight people being attacked along the coast this year. Orlando Sentinel Kissimmee […]

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In The News: Disney Signs Movie Agreement With Microsoft, Amazon; Florida Bar Allows Attorneys To Text Potential Clients, Venezuela Closes Last Major Colombian Border; Alachua County School Board Seeks To Create Community School

By on September 8th, 2015 | Last updated: September 8, 2015 at 11:18 am

Disney joins with Amazon and Microsoft on cloud-based digital movie service – American users of Amazon Video and Microsoft Movies will now be able to access Disney Movies Anywhere after Disney signed an agreement with the two companies to use […]

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In The News: Meridian Healthcare Receives ACA Grant, Biden Defends Iran Deal, Former Gov. Scott Aide To Be Appointed To FAMU Board Of Trustees, South Florida Developer Seeks Zoning For 10,000 Homes

By on September 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: September 4, 2015 at 11:11 am

Meridian receives grant for ACA navigator program – Meridian Behavioral Healthcare has received a federal grant to establish an Affordable Care Act navigator program to help clients of the mental health and substance abuse counseling organization as well as members […]

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