By Wade Millward on October 26th, 2012 | Last updated: October 30, 2012 at 11:01 am
A campaign removed its political ad from YouTube after the University Athletic Association disapproved the appearance of mascot Albert the alligator.
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By Sara Drumm on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: October 26, 2012 at 4:52 am
Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, stopped at David’s Real Pit BBQ, 521 NE 23rd Ave., Thursday to speak to a limited crowd as part of a series of campaign stops through Florida.
By Kelsey Meany on October 24th, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 3:10 pm
Bill Nelson, a senator from Florida, visited the J. Reitz Union at the University of Florida Wednesday. He spoke on nonpartisan government, early voting and education concerns and was surrounding by many students and political leaders in Gainesville.
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By Leah Harding on October 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:03 pm
With two weeks until Election Day, local political party chairmen react to the final presidential debate this week.
Florida, National, Politics
Tagged Alachua County, Boca Raton, election 2012, Florida, John Reiskind, Lake County, Lynn University, Michael Levine, presidential debate
By Sami Main on October 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 11:13 am
Be careful when you check your mailboxes: faulty voter status letters reached 20 Florida counties.
Tagged 2012 election, Division of Elections, election 2012, fake letter, Florida, Marion County, Marion County Supervisor of Elections, Supervisor of Elections, voting rules, Wesley Wilcox
By Keighly Chambers on October 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:04 pm
Absentee ballots are due Oct. 31.
By Kelly Price on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: October 19, 2012 at 11:32 am
Attorney General Pam Bondi, lawmakers haggle over millions in foreclosure cash – Florida claims first place in the number of foreclosed homes and the number of people on the verge of losing their homes. But according to a Thursday report, [...]
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By Wade Millward on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 4:35 pm
Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan competed with hot weather and a heated crowd of his opponents’ supporters at a campaign event in Ocala today. The Republican congressman from Wisconsin answered North Central Florida residents’ questions in a town hall style campaign event. The event was held in the Ocala Downtown Square, where the temperature hovered around 87 degrees.
By Leah Harding on October 16th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:31 pm
The second presidential debate is expected to be an even matchup, according to UF professor Ronald Carpenter.
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Florida pays more in federal taxes than it gets back in grants – The Alachua County Commission decided to return $750,000 to the Florida Department of Transportation that had been earmarked for extending a bicycle path to connect the city of [...]
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