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In The News: Gator Growl Leaves Swamp, Deputy Saves Bull, Wal-Mart Accident Kills Child, Step Toward UF Online Degree

By on March 31st, 2014 | Last updated: March 31, 2014 at 10:01 am

Gator Growl crawling over to cozy Flavet Field – In an effort to combat declining ticket sales in recent years, the University of Florida’s Gator Growl is moving to Flavet Field this fall. The student-run pep rally has been held [...]

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Skydiving Student Hopes To Land On Feet Month After Accident

By on February 15th, 2014 | Last updated: February 15, 2014 at 8:44 am

Raquel Rizkalla’s 10th skydive jump ended in severe injury when she failed to properly steer her parachute for landing. The 19-year-old UF sophomore hit a metal fence, causing broken ribs, a shattered pelvis and a broken femur. A month later, the teen looks forward to jumping again even though she can’t currently walk.

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FHP Curbs Truck Harassment, Hopes To Make Highways Safer for Truckers

By on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:52 am

The Florida Highway Patrol is cracking down on small cars dangerously speeding and merging in front of large truckers, which puts both cars in danger.

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5 Vehicle Collision Shut Down I-75 in Ocala

By on September 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 22, 2013 at 12:47 pm

An accident on the southbound lanes had significant impact on traffic for about an hour, but no injuries were reported.

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I-75 Northbound in Marion County closed after early morning accident

By on December 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 3:24 pm

Update 8:57 a.m.: All northbound lanes of I-75 are now open, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Hawthorne man killed in airboat accident

By on March 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:37 pm

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation commission is investigating a fatal airboat accident that occured Tuesday morning on the Rodman Reservoir in Putnam County.  According to a FWC news release, Phillip Howard Taylor, 64, of Hawthorne, was operating the airboat [...]

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