Tag Archives: car accident

In The News: minimum wage increase, Kennedy Space Center, Brevard County School Board, two hit by van

By on February 13th, 2013 | Last updated: February 13, 2013 at 11:26 am

Obama calls to raise federal minimum wage to $9 an hour – In an effort to boost the economy for the middle class, Obama stated his request to Congress Tuesday night for an increase in federal minimum wage to $9 [...]

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Majority admit to cellphone use while driving, think others doing same are a threat

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 12:12 am

In a recent study published by AAA, drivers reported to using cellphones in the car despite knowing of the safety risks involved. Florida is one of the few states that does not ban texting and driving and a AAA director said drivers are often overconfident in their texting and driving habits.

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Pedestrian struck, killed on Interstate 75 near Gainesville exit

By on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 12:46 pm

A woman was killed after being struck by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 75 early Wednesday morning in Gainesville, Fla.

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Falling tree crushes car, closes University Avenue

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm

A falling tree took down power lines and crushed a car on University Avenue near NW 27th Terrace, blocking both lanes of traffic. One woman was taken to Shands hospital with minor injuries.

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