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Category Archives: Florida

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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Gun rights group sues the University of Florida over gun rules

By on February 1st, 2014 | Last updated: February 1, 2014 at 3:28 pm

After successfully suing a Florida university over a ban on guns in vehicles, a gun rights group has turned to the University of Florida and its ban on guns in dorms.

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North Central Florida Gas Prices Rise with National Propane Shortage

By on January 25th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 1:53 pm

Gainesville residents and businesses see the effects of a national gas shortage.

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Lake City Shooting Suspect Turns Herself In

By on January 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: January 25, 2014 at 3:20 pm

A woman was suspected of pistol whipping and shooting her husband before disappearing Monday night has turned herself in late Wednesday.

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Florida Bill Proposes Allowing Beer Tastings in Stores

By on January 17th, 2014 | Last updated: January 17, 2014 at 7:43 pm

A Florida Bill could bring craft beer tastings to grocery stores alongside wine tastings.

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Cave divers defend sport after deaths at Eagle’s Nest Sink

By on January 11th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 1:24 pm

Controversy regarding whether to close the Eagle’s Nest Sink or not is stirring after a fatal cave-diving accident between a father and son.

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