In the News: Mindy McCready’s death, tax identity fraud, Everglades water project, Gainesville biomass

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A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

In the News: Murder Suspect Pleads Guilty, 18 Floridians Aboard Missing Cargo Ship, Special Session Called For Redistricting, Amazon Launches Handmade Marketplace

Marion murder suspect, confessed hitman for Mexican cartels, pleads to California killings – Manuel Martinez, a confessed contract killer for Mexican cartels, pleaded guilty this week to nine murders in California. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has a warrant against […]

Florida’s private sector jobs have grown for 46 consecutive months, and its annual job growth rate has exceeded the nation’s since April 2012. According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the top four  industries for job creation in Florida this year have been in leisure and hospitality; education and health services; trade, transportation and utilities; and professional and business services.

Alachua County Adopts Entrepreneurial Spirit To Bring In More Businesses

Florida has the highest job growth rate among the most populous states and the third highest rate in the nation. Alachua County boasts a long history of low unemployment rates and steady job growth rates and works to continue attracting new business.

Gabriela Moncada walks with her boyfriend Michael as they head to dinner. "It’s crazy how some people think it’s a red flag when women in their late twenties and thirties don’t have a ring on their finger," she said.

Students React To Study Explaining The Decrease Of Marriages

The Brookings Institution has found that there is a shortage of marriageable men in the United States. The research found that the shortage is one of several reasons why marriage rates have declined over the past few decades.

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