Tag Archives: Cuba

In The News: Child Welfare Funding, Cuban Baseball Players Affect Stadium Funding, Sea Turtles Return to Habitat, Call for Bear Hunt

By on April 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 23, 2014 at 9:49 am

House, Senate settle on $47 million in new money for child welfare – Budget negotiators in Tallahassee approved $47.8 million for child welfare that will go toward the planned $75 million budget. Gov. Rick Scott received about $21 million of […]

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In The News: Marion And Alachua Top Home Sales, GRU Rates Highest, Stadium Funding, Cuba Violated Embargo

By on February 13th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 4:33 pm

Marion is No. 2 in state in 2013 home sales growth – Marion County’s percentage increase in home sales in 2013 over the previous year was second-highest in the state, behind neighboring Alachua County, according to the state association of […]

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In The News: Angry Unemployment Emails, Crist Supports Embargo Lift, ID Thieves on Prowl, Parents Against FCAT

By on February 10th, 2014 | Last updated: February 10, 2014 at 10:13 am

Email Insights: Long-term unemployment numbers doesn’t look good for Rick Scott – As Florida’s long-term unemployment population is the largest in the country, Gov. Rick Scott is receiving flack from the Florida Democratic Party. The party believes Scott isn’t focused […]

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In The News: Three Gainesville TV Stations Bought Out, Florida Gas Prices Drop, Diana Nyad Goes to NYC, Program Continues Running After Gov. Shutdown

By on October 8th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 1:19 pm

$10 million donation to Benefit Head Start – The National Head Start Association has received a $10 million donation to help keep the program running during the federal government shutdown. Head Start programs, which focus on early education for low-income […]

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WUFT Weekender: Ninety Miles Project, Artwalk Gainesville, Spring Native Plant Sale

By and on April 26th, 2013 | Last updated: April 26, 2013 at 11:43 am

Events this weekend: Ninety Miles Project, Artwalk Gainesville, Spring Native Plant Sale

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In the News: Woman helps police, teacher loses teaching license, Cuba returns two U.S. children, prep for missile launch

By on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 10, 2013 at 10:45 am

Gainesville woman assists police in burglar’s arrest – Sandy Flory, a 36-year-old Gainesville resident, helped police arrest a burglar who robbed her home Tuesday afternoon. Flory, who was on her way home, noticed a man riding a bike with a […]

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April 10, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:44 am

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Gainesville annexation, Marion County housing, Tampa couple, French same-sex bill, California medical information.

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Afternoon News in 90: April 9, 2013

By on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 2:30 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: pinwheels for child abuse awareness, Louisville Cardinals NCAA champions, survey shows more managers hiring, Iran begins new nuclear program, Jay-Z and Beyonce go to Cuba.

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In the News: illegal fossils, Colombian government, Defense of Marriage Act, meningitis death, Nike drops Armstrong

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 9:38 am

Florida man charged in NYC with illegally importing dinosaur fossils from 2010 to 2012 – A Florida man has been charged with illegally importing fossils into the U.S. The charges, against Eric Prokopi, were announced Wednesday and the federal prosecutors […]

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