Tag Archives: Florida

Flooding Disrupts Hunting During Spring Turkey Season At Gores Landing

By on March 27th, 2015 | Last updated: March 27, 2015 at 3:33 pm

From March 16-29, a large portion of McLemore Road on Gores Landing WMA is closed due to recent rainfall and flooding conditions. Unfortunately for hunters, the closure of the road in this typical turkey habitat overlaps with the spring turkey hunting season, from March 21-29.

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In The News: Germanwings Co-Pilot Acted Deliberately, Children Arrested For Arson, Budget May Shrink State Workforce, Employers Lose Money From Discrimination

By and on March 26th, 2015 | Last updated: March 26, 2015 at 2:22 pm

Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot acted deliberately –According to Brice Robin, prosecutor, the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 purposely crashed the plane on Tuesday, killing all 150 people on board. Information obtained from the cockpit’s black box indicates that Andreas Lubitz deliberately […]

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Georgia Man Previously Arrested In UAE Sheds Light On UF Professor’s Situation

By on March 25th, 2015 | Last updated: March 25, 2015 at 10:24 pm

University of Florida professor John Schueller, Ph.D., is still detained after being arrested in Abu Dhabi on March 9. The circumstances of his arrest, though, are not uncommon.

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Bryant House To Become Historic Resource Center

By on March 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: March 23, 2015 at 6:04 pm

The Historic Ocala Preservation Society purchased the 120-year-old Bryant House in August 2013 with the goal of turning it into a resource center for historic research. After restoring the exterior and first floor of the Bryant House, the society is taking steps to transform the front parlor and hope to have the room open by summer.

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In The News: Florida Prison Uses Brutal Discipline, A Florida County Keeps Red Light Cameras, Amendment to Limit Gay Adoptions, Ted Cruz Announces Presidential Campaign

By , , and on March 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: March 23, 2015 at 9:20 am

Disciplinary Methods Become Brutal In Florida Panhandle prison. – A Florida correctional facility located in the Panhandle has become known as one of the most violent prisons in the state. The disciplinary actions evolved from being an act of correction […]

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Bill Creating Online Voting Registration Passes First Vote

By on March 19th, 2015 | Last updated: March 24, 2015 at 1:56 pm

Senate Bill 228 passed its first round of voting on Tuesday 7 to 2. The bill will make online voting registration possible and enable current voters to update information. If passed, the bill states online services will be available Jan. 1, 2016.

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In The News: Man Tries Selling Iguanas, House Votes To Trim Testing, Teen Alcohol Abuse Drops, Development Begins At Orlando Airport, Record Inmate Deaths Prompt Investigation

By and on March 19th, 2015 | Last updated: March 19, 2015 at 10:58 am

Key West man tries to sell three duct-taped iguanas hanging from his bike – Jeremy Dugas, 35, was arrested after police discovered the reptiles duct taped to his handle bars. He caught the iguanas at Key West Golf Club and […]

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UF Engineering Professor Detained In United Arab Emirates

By on March 18th, 2015 | Last updated: March 23, 2015 at 2:23 pm

University of Florida professor John Schueller, Ph.D., was in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates for a conference. The U.S. State Department confirmed his situation.

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HIV Positive Student Advocates Comprehensive Sex Education

By on March 17th, 2015 | Last updated: March 17, 2015 at 6:21 pm

Jessica Grobman was born with HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus. But it was not until she learned about HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in middle school that she began to understand she was different.

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Group Wants Probe of Whether Fla. Banned Climate-Change Talk

By on March 10th, 2015 | Last updated: March 10, 2015 at 6:58 pm

Former state employees claim supervisors forbade them from using the term “climate change.” A Florida environmental group is requesting an investigation.

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