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Is the University of Florida prepared for a major emergency?

By on May 29th, 2013 | Last updated: May 29, 2013 at 1:24 pm

That’s the question campus officials and law enforcement will attempt to answer Thursday morning in a simulated training exercise called Operation Urgent Impact.

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In the News: Three bills by midnight, Indian remnants in Miami, 3 detained in Boston bombing, drug-trafficking doctor gets plea

By on May 1st, 2013 | Last updated: May 3, 2013 at 10:31 am

Gov. Rick Scott must act by midnight on campaign finance, ethics and alimony – The measures would ban permanent alimony in Florida, expand the powers of the Commission on Ethics and make changes to campaign finance laws. Scott must sign, [...]

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April 24, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 4:08 pm

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

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April 24, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 4:08 pm

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

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In the News: county home sales up, Reese Witherspoon arrested, new vehicle laws, marathon suspect charged

By on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 5:03 pm

Alachua County home sales up – Alachua County home sales rose 29 percent in March, making it the sixth straight month of double-digit increases compared to the prior year. Realtors closed on 176 sales of existing single-family homes, compared to [...]

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Boston bombing suspect in custody after standoff surrounding boat

By on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: May 3, 2013 at 11:17 am

Update: 9:55 p.m. AP: Police say the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings exchanged gunfire with law enforcement for an hour while holed up in a boat before being captured. Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis says the suspect, Dzhokhar [...]

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In the News: GPD sketch, Boston brothers, Satchel’s sodas, Miami Children’s Hospital, 3-year-old found dead

By on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 3:09 pm

GPD releases sketch of attacker in sexual assault family and classmates – Gainesville police released a sketch of the man involved in the sexual assault and burglary of a UF student. Officer Ben Tobias said Thursday morning that detectives continue [...]

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Manhunt continues in Boston; Conn. residents warned to be on lookout for green Honda Civic

By on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: May 3, 2013 at 11:19 am

Update 2:19 p.m. TORONTO (AP) — An aunt of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects says the older brother recently became a devout Muslim who prayed five times a day. Maret Tsarnaeva told reporters at her Toronto home on Friday that [...]

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In the News: Senate passes texting ban, substance abuse treatment reform, teachers sue district, Boston Marathon hero

By on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 5:04 pm

Florida Senate unanimously approves texting while driving ban – The Florida Senate unanimously passed SB 52 Tuesday. The bill makes texting while driving a secondary violation, meaning a driver would have have to commit an additional offense to be pulled [...]

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In the News: Boston Marathon explosions, Bernstein visits UF, Americans disapprove government, squirrel causes power outage, Australian wins Masters

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 5:06 pm

2 Explosions at Boston Marathon Finish Line – ABC News – The explosions occured about three hours after winners crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon today. Bloody spectators were carried to a medical tent and competitors and race organizers fled [...]

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