In The News: Rubio Plans To Boost Economy, Airplane Disappearance Not Likely Terror, Florida City Fighting To Stay On Map, Gainesville Election Today, National Merit Finalists In Alachua

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Oct. 9, 2015: Afternoon News In 90

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

In The News: House Dems Hire Political Director; FSU President Gets Pay Raise; Orlando King Cobra Caught; Dan Webster Endorsed To Replace John Boehner

FL House Dems Hire Political Director – The Florida House Democrats hired Steve Jackson to serve as the Political Director for House campaigns.  King Cobra Caught Near Where It Escaped A Month Ago – The 8-foot snake, named Elvis, escaped about a month […]

In The News: 1 Dead in NAU Shooting, Rubio Raises $6 Million, Man Brings Skull to Publix, Alachua May Develop Community School, Art Smith Opens Disney Restaurant

Northern Arizona University shooting leaves 1 dead – One is dead and three more are wounded after a shooting early this morning at Northern Arizona University. The suspected shooter is in custody. Orlando Sentinel Skeleton found after man carries skull to […]

DCF, Senators Eye Ways To Bolster Child Protection

A total of 369 child deaths have been called in to the state abuse hotline so far in 2015. That means Florida is on track to have roughly as many child deaths this year as it did before passing a sweeping child-welfare reform law in 2014.

The guy in the picture is Jim Williams, who wrote the guidebook to Florida mussels. He’s probably counting these species after a survey in this photo. There is text at the bottom with more info about Florida species. – Tierra Curry

Freshwater Mussel May Be Placed Under Endangered Species Act

Freshwater mussel, the Suwannee Moccasinshell, became a top priority Monday following the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to propose that the species be protected under the Endangered Species Act.

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