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South Florida Man Says He Didn’t Kill FSU Professor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — One of the two men accused of killing a Florida State University professor is pleading not guilty to the charges. Sigfredo Garcia appeared in a Leon County court on Friday as his attorney sought his release on bail until trial. A grand jury last week indicted …

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Police: Killing Of FSU Professor Linked To Bitter Divorce

According to newly released court records, investigators say the killing of a Florida State University law professor was part of a murder-for-hire scheme. Sigfredo Garcia was arrested in South Florida last week in connection to the July 2014 death of Daniel Markel. Garcia made a brief appearance in court Thursday and his lawyer says he'll plead not guilty.

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Scott Says Higher Ed Efforts ‘About Building A Workforce’

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ORLANDO—Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday wrapped up a two-day higher education conference in Orlando with a list of goals that included making colleges and universities more affordable and more responsive to the needs of businesses. The second day of the “Degrees to Jobs Summit” included sessions about trying to make …

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Next Senate President Puts Focus On Universities

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Highlighting what is expected to be one of the focuses of his tenure as Senate president, Sen. Joe Negron announced Monday he will take a four-day “listening tour” of state universities. Negron, R-Stuart, said he would visit each of Florida’s 12 public universities — literally traveling from Pensacola to Miami …

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