Category Archives: In the News

In the News: New UF Diabetes Institute, District 6 Senate Election, Columbia County Car Fire, Expected State Road Speed Limit Increase

By on October 9th, 2014 | Last updated: October 9, 2014 at 10:15 am

New UF Diabetes Institute uniting research teams – The University of Florida has formed a new institute dedicated to diabetes research. The UF Diabetes Institute will be a collaboration between faculty and staff from several university departments, including the colleges [...]

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In The News: SeaWorld Replaces Polar Bears, Gay Marriage Ban, Gov. Scott on Ebola, UF QB Case Report Not Released

By and on October 8th, 2014 | Last updated: October 8, 2014 at 3:29 pm

SeaWorld replaces polar bears with seals at Wild Arctic – SeaWorld’s Wild Artic attraction will now host seals instead of polar bears. Wild Arctic’s last polar bear died in July of apparent complications recovering from anaesthesia. SeaWorld said it is [...]

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In the News: Jacksonville Law Firm for Medical Marijuana, Woman Sentenced, Anonymous Facebook App, Rare Documents in St. Augustine Exhibit

By on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 5:06 pm

Jacksonville Law Firm Lobbies for Medical Marijuana | ocala.com – A law firm in Jacksonville is arguing that current Florida law already covers the use of medical marijuana Ocala Star Banner Woman Sentenced In Daughter’s Death | theledger.com – A [...]

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In the News: Gas Price Jump, Death at Tampa International Airport, U.S. Supreme Court Hears Police Case, Second Couple Caught Having Sex in The Villages

By and on October 6th, 2014 | Last updated: October 6, 2014 at 2:41 pm

Refinery Repairs Cause Temporary Gas Price Jump – Gas prices spiked 10 cents at some gas stations in Florida overnight on Wednesday, due to work on the refineries off the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The gas prices are [...]

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In the News: Second Potential FL Ebola Case, Black Bear Population Rises, Democratic Reverend to Support Gov. Scott, NYT Poll Suggests Scott’s Lead

By and on October 6th, 2014 | Last updated: October 6, 2014 at 10:37 am

Precautionary Ebola Test in Miami – A South Florida hospital decided to take a proactive approach with a young patient visiting from Africa who was tested for Ebola, though it turns out the child has the flu. As a precaution, Gov. [...]

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In The News: Google’s Underwater Map, New Low Unemployment Rate, Hillary Clinton Raises $1 Million for Charlie Crist, Gov. Rick Scott’s Wedding Dress Advertisement

By on October 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: October 3, 2014 at 11:36 am

Google’s Underwater Maps Show Coral Reefs, Stunning Sea Life Views – Underwater photos from the Google Earth update contain two decades of data from seafloor-scanning expeditions. Oceanographers say that more is known about the surface of Mars than the deep [...]

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In The News: Humane Society Opens Clinic, Progressives Plan Voter Turnout Increase, Congress Challenger Wants Change, Prolific Campaign Donor Facing Fraud Charges

By on October 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 2:15 pm

Humane Society Opens Clinic in St. Augustine – With a grant from PetSmart charities and other help from the community the Humane Society will be offering a new clinic to spay and neuter dogs and cats. Expanded affordable services for [...]

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In The News: Bomb Threat At Lake County Bus Service, DEP Still Working On Silver Springs, Charlie Christ Ahead In Gubernatorial Polls, Michael Dunn Convicted Of Murder

By on October 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 10:31 am

Police: Bomb threat directed at Lake bus service – A bomb threat targeting Lake County bus service LakeXpress is the latest in a series of bomb threats in Central Florida. The Orlando Sentinel Silver Springs’ anniversary: State operation a work [...]

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In the News: Publix Updates Coupon Policy, Former Santa Fe Dean Dies, Orlando Ads Target Uber and Lyft, Locals Support Rays Baseball, Tampa Police Slowly Adopting Cameras, Secret Service Director Resigns, Michael Dunn Guilty in Music Killing

By on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 1, 2014 at 6:15 pm

Publix updates competitor coupon policy – Coupon policies are being changed for Publix — giving the Lakeland-based store limitations toward its customers. Shelf-clearing, mobile-based redemption and BOGO items are all a part of Publix’s guidelines for its coupon policy. The [...]

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In The News: Police Shootout Ends With Officer Arrest, Weather Channel To Feature I-4, Deaths Of Homeless Spark Call To Action, Rehabilitated Manatee Released Into Wild

By on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 1, 2014 at 10:14 am

Police shootout ends with officer arrest – An Orlando police officer was arrested after firing at the occupied vehicle of a domestic violence suspect. Noone was injured in the shooting. The Orlando Sentinel Weather Channel to feature I-4 – The [...]

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