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Pope Francis Arrives in Washington, Transgender Woman Detained at Orlando Airport, Florida Ranked Last In Unemployed Without Benefits, Jeb Bush Says Multiculturalism Wrong For U.S.

By on September 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: September 23, 2015 at 10:36 am

Obama says Pope Francis ‘shaking us out of complacency’ – Pope Francis arrived in Washington to an adoring crowd of thousands on his first stop of his U.S. tour. During his meeting with Obama, the president highlighted the pope’s call […]

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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: Manatees Freed, Lake County Schools Fine Lessened, Bondi Silent On Immigration, News Outlets Sue Gov. Scott, Florida Senators Worth $144 Million

By on February 24th, 2015 | Last updated: February 24, 2015 at 10:21 am

Rescuers in Florida free 19 manatees stuck in drain – Rescue workers help return 19 manatees stuck in a storm drain to the Indian River Lagoon system. Orlando Sentinel Lake County Schools fine for class size drops – Lake County Schools […]

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Local Immigrant Family Reacts To Obama’s Executive Order

By on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 6:46 pm

Local undocumented immigrants Luis and Patricia Soto are hoping to take their family on a vacation for the first time since their parents brought them to the U.S. as children now that President Obama’s executive order will allow them both to have temporary legal status.

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Gainesville Faith Organizations Pressure for National Immigration Reform

By on November 5th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:16 am

Gainesville’s Interfaith Alliance for Immigrant Justice is advocating the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act and is pressuring U.S. Rep Ted Yoho to do the same.

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In the News: Reitz Union renovation, child abuse victim, Rubio immigration talk, ricin-letter suspect

By on May 1st, 2013 | Last updated: May 1, 2013 at 11:03 am

J. Wayne Reitz Union renovation plan deemed futile – UF officials and the Student Government expected to bond $33 million from the university’s Capital Improvement Trust Fund for the renovation of the Reitz Union and the transformation of Newell Hall […]

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April 19, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 10:36 am

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Illegal immigrant shares story of fear and uncertainty about her future

By on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 8:59 am

As discussion about immigration continues, Nina, an illegal immigrant, discusses her struggle to gain education and citizenship in the United States.

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Proposed bill raises immigration reform questions in Florida and nationally

By on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: January 30, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Emotions run high as a nonpartisan bill on immigration reform was proposed Tuesday. Some say the nation needs to begin focusing more on the human aspect of the issue of immigration, not just legal implications.

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