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Bill Would Allow University Foundations to Discuss Research in Private

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 6:26 pm

House Bill 115 passed Thursday with a vote of 83-33. The bill proposes the creation of secret meetings, which would be exempt from public records laws, when universities foundations discuss research proposals and money.

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Spreading Distracted Driving Awareness In Florida And Beyond

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 10, 2014 at 11:24 pm

Distracted driving was the focus of a recent Interstate 75 campaign. Nationwide efforts are also being made to address this issue.

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Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew Dies At 85

By , and on March 13th, 2014 | Last updated: March 13, 2014 at 6:08 pm

Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, recognized for bringing transparency to Florida politics, died Thursday morning.

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Lake Butler Children’s Splash Park to Open in March

By on February 19th, 2014 | Last updated: February 20, 2014 at 11:28 am

The city of Lake Butler is opening a splash park on March 20, located by the lake’s community center and children’s park. The park is designed for kids age 13 and under and will expose children to safe physical activity.

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GALLERY: Thousands Gather for 150th Anniversary of Civil War Battle

By on February 18th, 2014 | Last updated: February 18, 2014 at 2:27 pm

The 38th Annual Olustee Battle Re-Enactment took place last weekend in Lake City, Fla.

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Elderly Couple Celebrates Valentine’s Day Together at Nursing Home

By on February 15th, 2014 | Last updated: February 15, 2014 at 7:36 pm

The Phillipses have been in love for nearly 60 years.

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Leesburg ‘Mixing Pick-up Trucks and Golf Carts’ in New Downtown Zone

By on February 14th, 2014 | Last updated: February 15, 2014 at 8:48 am

Residents of Leesburg, Fla. have been wanting more access for golf carts to get around town, and the city is finally addressing their pleas with expansions being made.

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Senators Propose Bill To Protect Florida Springs

By on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 5:58 pm

Floridian water resources are contaminated and overused everyday. A new bill will propose to save the quality of water and its usage in Florida.

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Why There Aren’t Gluten-Free Girl Scout Cookies in North Florida

By and on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 11, 2014 at 7:32 am

The Girl Scouts have added a new gluten-free option to the cookie lineup, but Florida isn’t one of the 20 regions in the United States who are in the test markets.

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Booming Home Sales in Northeast Florida

By on February 1st, 2014 | Last updated: February 5, 2014 at 5:57 pm

Northeast Florida sees an increase in home sales in 2013. Increase is credited in part to lower unemployment rates.

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