By Taryn Tacher on September 10th, 2013 | Last updated: September 11, 2013 at 9:00 am
President Barack Obama recently called for less law school in an effort to reduce the cost of higher learning. Levin College of Law officials are less than enthused. Some of their students feel differently.
By Ben Baumer on September 10th, 2013 | Last updated: September 10, 2013 at 12:22 pm
Execution rescheduled to accommodate Pam Bondi fundraiser – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has persuaded Gov. Rick Scott to postpone the execution of Marshall Lee Gore, scheduled for today, because it conflicted with her “hometown campaign kickoff” fundraiser at her [...]
By Matt Sheehan on December 19th, 2012 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 10:50 am
Suwannee school bus crash shakes up 48 students, driver who hit bus in serious condition – Four dozen students were sent to the hospital as a precaution after a Suwannee County school bus was struck from behind Wednesday morning. Gainesville [...]
By Kelly Price on November 16th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:02 pm
Florida labor officials say the state’s unemployment dropped to its lowest mark in nearly four years in October with 8.5 percent of the workforce still hunting for jobs. Although the figure is an improvement from September’s 8.7 percent unemployment in [...]
By Kelsey Meany on November 15th, 2012 | Last updated: November 15, 2012 at 3:12 pm
Obama defends Susan Rice against GOP attacks – Barack Obama defended United Nations envoy Susan Rice after the Republican Party had made remarks that he should not choose her as his Secretary of State to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton. USA [...]
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By Shane Chernoff on November 7th, 2012 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm
The media frenzy during Election Night could be seen and heard throughout the country thanks to social media sites and around-the-clock election coverage on TV. The result: praise for television networks and 20 million tweets about Election Day 2012, making it the most-tweeted event in U.S. political history.
By Kéran Billaud on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 2:02 am
Voters between the ages of 18 to 24 have been voting more in recent presidential elections, with an approximate 10 percent increase between 1996 and 2008. The statistic would be impressive if this same age group did not still possess the lowest voter turnout rate.
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By Kelsey Meany on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: October 31, 2012 at 9:23 am
Tens of thousands flee as storm hits south India – More than 100,000 people evacuated their homes Wednesday as a tropical storm hit southern India. The storm had winds of up to 60 miles per hour and made landfall near [...]
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By Ryanne Doumet on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:50 pm
Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney took a few days off of the campaign trail as a result of Hurricane Sandy’s trek across the Northeast. Both candidates have been using other politicians as representatives in their absence and have planned to get back to campaigning this week to visit crucial areas.
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