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RTS Downtown Station Will Accept Credit Card Payments

As Gainesville partners with Clover, RTS costumers  can pay with cash, credit cards, checks or money orders.

Gainesville’s Regional Transit System (RTS) announced on Thursday that it will accept credit card payments from customers purchasing monthly and semester bus passes at the Rosa Parks Downtown Station at 700 SE 3rd St. “This is really going to help streamline the process and make it more convenient,” said RTS Marketing …

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Student’s Tweets About Violence Not A Crime, Court Rules

A Sarasota County high-school student’s statement on Twitter that he “can’t WAIT to shoot up my school” does not constitute a criminal threat under Florida law, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal overturned a juvenile-delinquency ruling involving “J.A.W.,” the student who …

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Governor Scott Asks FEMA To Help With Hurricane Damages

Gov. Rick Scott has officially requested that the federal government declare Hurricane Hermine a major disaster for the state of Florida and provide funding to cover damages from the storm. On Sept. 20, Scott requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, assist the state of Florida in repairing the …

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