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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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In The News: Touchdown Prayer Causes Controversy, Suspect of Missing UVA Student Tied to Another Murder, Groups Opposing Medical Marijuana, Increase In Florida Prison Deaths, Ebola in U.S.

By and on September 30th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 5:38 pm

Slide, prayer by Muslim Chiefs player brings big buzz | Tampa Bay Times – Husain Abdullah slid in for a touchdown after an interception and dropped to his knees in prayer before officials threw their penalty flags. Although Abdullah says [...]

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In The News: Searching For Volcanic Eruption Victims, Florida Teachers 8th Worst In Country, School Bomb Threats, Flood Watch In North Central Florida

By on September 29th, 2014 | Last updated: September 29, 2014 at 3:35 pm

Japan resumes search for victims of volcanic eruption – A volcano’s eruption in Japan is believed to have killed at least 31 people. More than 500 rescuers resumed searching for victims on Monday.  Orlando Sentinel Florida 8th worst state for [...]

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In The News: Facebook Releases New Ad Platform, Early-Voting Sites Increase As Hours Decrease, Florida Elderly Influential On Economy, North Port Workers Face Cheating Claims

By on September 29th, 2014 | Last updated: September 29, 2014 at 1:16 pm

With New Ad Platform, Facebook Opens Gates to Its Vault of User Data – Facebook released Atlas, a new ad platform, that allows marketers to access users’ information to better target ads across websites and mobile apps. Facebook will challenge Google as [...]

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In The News: Gov. Scott’s Inspector Fails to Investigate Cover-Up, Legislation for Stricter Regulations on Florida Utilities, Derek Jeter Plays Last Home Game , High School Coach on Leave After ‘Favoriting’ Pornographic Photo

By on September 26th, 2014 | Last updated: September 29, 2014 at 1:08 pm

Told of prison cover-up, Gov. Scott’s inspector failed to act | The Miami Herald – Gov. Rick Scott’s chief inspector general, Melinda Miguel, failed to investigate two suspicious prison deaths when she received an anonymous letter in 2012 claiming a [...]

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In The News: Second Trial Begins for Killing of Miami Cop, Air Strikes Hit Islamic State Bases, Food Brands Now Targeting Men, Police Continue Investigation of Westridge Robberies

By and on September 26th, 2014 | Last updated: September 26, 2014 at 10:26 am

Air strikes hit oilfields and Islamic State bases in Syria – Chicago Tribune – Air strikes believed to be carried out by U.S. Forces struck oilfields and Islamic State bases in eastern Syria. The strikes seemed to be intentional, curbing [...]

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In The News: U.S. Confirms New Syrian Airstrikes, State Senator Named FSU President, One Dead in Semi Collision, Governor’s Race Too Close To Call

By on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 10:18 am

U.S. confirms five new airstrikes in Syria – On Wednesday, the U.S. military confirmed five more airstrikes targeting the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. Strikes on Tuesday and Wednesday destroyed armed vehicles, a weapons cache and fighting positions. Orlando [...]

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