Tag Archives: Cuba

Rubio Announces Presidential Bid In Miami To Mixed Local Response

By on April 15th, 2015 | Last updated: April 16, 2015 at 4:02 pm

On Monday, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio announced his bid for presidency in 2016. The event at Freedom Tower in Miami was attended by eager supporters as well as peaceful protestors.

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In The News: SeaWorld Sued, U.S. and Cuba Meet To Discuss Relations, Hillary Clinton To Announce Candidacy, Gainesville Man Shot

By on April 10th, 2015 | Last updated: April 10, 2015 at 1:22 pm

SeaWorld faces second proposed class action lawsuit over orca treatment – SeaWorld is facing its second class action lawsuit in recent months. The new lawsuit focuses specifically on the Florida SeaWorld and focuses on the conditions and treatments of the orca whales. Orlando […]

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In the News: Fraud Unit Raids Dental Office, Florida-Cuba Trade, Marion County Counterterrorism, Smoke Lingers Around Goethe

By on January 29th, 2015 | Last updated: January 29, 2015 at 2:54 pm

State Medicaid fraud unit raids dental office in Ocala – Investigators seized computers and documents from a dental office suspected of Medicaid fraud in Ocala on Wednesday. Churchill Dentistry has been previously investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. Ocala […]

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In The News: Tampa Health Care Company Joint Venture, Scott Proposes Boost In Education Budget, Cuban Political Prisoners Released, Zimmerman Arrest Report

By on January 12th, 2015 | Last updated: January 12, 2015 at 1:40 pm

Nonprofit Health Care Company Unveils Joint Venture – A joint venture between Tampa General Hospital and Florida Hospital aims to provide health services outside of the hospital. This includes an outpatient medical center, a home care agency and a hospice. […]

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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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