Tag Archives: France

In the News: UF alumni create app, PETA’s SeaWorld stock, high school sports bill, France approves gay marriage

By on April 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 5:02 pm

Former UF students get investors for mobile app – Two former UF students created an app that allows users to exchange networking information during conferences. The Tampa Bay chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs agreed to invest $150,000. The Independent Florida [...]

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April Fools’ Day around the world

By on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 1, 2013 at 4:14 pm

Take a break from buttering the floor and ding-dong-ditching and read this list of how April Fools’ Day is celebrated in other countries. From France to Portugal; from Iran to Poland, it seems there is a day devoted to pulling pranks in most countries.

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Feb 8, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 12:34 pm

Alachua County Sheriff’s Deputies are determining the cause of death for a Gainesville couple found dead in their apartment yesterday afternoon. Today the U.S. Senate considers Counterterrorism Advisor John Brennan to head the CIA. The massive manhunt to capture former [...]

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Feb. 8, 2013: Morning News In 90

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 12, 2013 at 12:18 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: texting while driving, homeless donations, Northeast snow storm, French troops in Mali, Lunar New Year migration.

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Feb. 7, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 2:07 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Credit card fraud, Black History Month, Teacher-student relationship, French forces, Iran drone.

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UF expert: Algerian incident an attempt to block West

By on January 17th, 2013 | Last updated: January 17, 2013 at 5:56 pm

UF assistant professor Terje Ostebo said the Algerian hostage-taking is an attempt to prevent Western invasions, such as France’s invasion of Mali.

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North Florida veterans who survived D-Day remember

By on June 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Sixty eight years ago, on this date, hundreds of thousands of American and allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, as they tried to liberate France and end the threat of Adolf Hitler’s attempt of world domination.  Those who were [...]

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