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In the News: GPD Investigates Townhouse Apartments Attempted Rape, KKK Grand Dragon Sentenced, Museum Turns Down Confederate Statue, Fallon Ride Coming To Universal, California Police Adopting Nunchucks

GPD investigates attempted rape at Townhouse Apartments –Gainesville Police Department is investigating an alleged attempted sexual battery that occurred early Tuesday morning at Townhouse Apartments after the victim left a Midtown bar. GPD is increasing patrols in the Midtown area. Gainesville Sun KKK grand dragon in Florida, Georgia gets 7 years …

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In The News: Woman Alleges Gender Bias In Marion County Fire Chief Decision, Miami Beach Protects From Rising Sea Levels, Processed Meat Said To Cause Cancer, Suspects Arrested For Stealing From Lakeland and Lake Wales’ Victoria’s Secret Stores

Woman Alleges Gender Bias In Marion County’s Decision To Hire Nevels As Fire Chief – A Marion County fire chief finalist filed a discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after her male opponent was appointed fire chief in September. Finalist Shari Hall said she believes she didn’t get …

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In The News: Rossi Helps UF Build An “Entrepreneurial University”; Matthew Graziotti’s 210-Year Sentence Upheld; Schools Failing On Type 1 Diabetes Care; Afghan Earthquake Rocks Asia

Rossi helps UF build an ‘entrepreneurial university’ | Gainesville.com – Bill Rossi, an entrepreneur professor for the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida for 15 years announced he will be retiring this year.  The Gainesville Sun Matthew Graziotti’s 210-year sentence upheld by federal appeals court – Orlando Sentinel – Forty …

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In The News: Death Row Inmate Demands Electric Chair, Man Requests Permission for Satanic Invocation In Lake County Meeting, Democrats Request Legislators To Be Fined For Gerrymandering, Florida Chamber Against Solar Choice Amendment

Florida death row inmate becomes state’s first to demand the electric chair – A Florida prison inmate is requesting that he be put to death by electric chair, not by lethal injection. Wayne Doty of Plant City has been on death row since 2011, and wants to die by electrical …

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In The News: Orlando TSA Flunks Test, Clinton Questioned, Baby Rhino In Tampa

TSA Flunks Orlando International Tests – The Transportation Security Administration at Orlando International Airport performed poorly in its first test according to data released Wednesday. Passengers were moved through checkpoints too slowly, and only 74 percent were satisfied with the customer service, well below the airport’s expectations. Airport Chairman Frank Kruppenbacher suggested alternative …

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In The News: Marco Rubio Supports Controversial Bill, It’s Finally Back To The Future Day, NYC Police Officer Shot, Sunscreen Is Killing Coral Reefs, CEP Honors Six ‘Businesses Of The Year’

 Marco Rubio returns to Washington to support controversial ‘sanctuary cities’ bill – The Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act would take away federal law enforcement money from cities that do not detain undocumented immigrants. Marco Rubio voted for the bill, his first vote since Sept. 24. Tampa Bay Times …

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