Police: Bomb threat directed at Lake bus service – A bomb threat targeting Lake County bus service LakeXpress is the latest in a series of bomb threats in Central Florida. The Orlando Sentinel Silver Springs’ anniversary: State operation a work [...]
By Marjorie Nunez on April 4th, 2014 | Last updated: April 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm
City Commissioners Voice Opinions on Homeless Center Background Check Policy – City Commissioners showed support for the Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless & Hungry’s plan to allow homeless people to the shelter regardless of a homeless individual’s criminal background. [...]
By Marjorie Nunez on March 18th, 2014 | Last updated: March 18, 2014 at 10:40 am
Obamacare enrollment hits 5 million with two weeks to go – Numbers released Monday show enrollment for coverage under Obamacare reached 5 million with two weeks left before the March 31 deadline to sign up. The accelerated sign-up pace has [...]
By Ashley Autumn on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 11:05 am
Chris Latvala now at $130K raised for HD 65 race – SaintPetersBlog – Republican Chris Latvala brought in more than $130,000 in bid for seat surpassing all of his opponents in Florida House District 67 covering much of Northwest Pinellas [...]
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By Jennifer Cole on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 5:02 pm
NYC Council OKs raising legal age to buy tobacco products to 21 – The New York City Council voted on “Tobacco 21,” a bill that could raise the tobacco-purchasing age from 18 to 21, on Wednesday. If the bill is [...]
Construction on electronic signs along areas of Interstate 75 should begin around January, nearly two years after the 20-vehicle pileup that inspired public concern over drivers’ safety on the highway.
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In 2009, Congress named Sept. 11 a National Day of Service and Remembrance to honor the victims of that infamous day. The bipartisan decision encouraged people to take action, and on Wednesday, the tradition continued in Gainesville.
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By Grier Ferguson on May 1st, 2013 | Last updated: May 1, 2013 at 5:10 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
By Rebekah Geier on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 2:51 pm
Hackers access Fed site, data – An outside party gained access to the Federal Reserve’s website, reached a limited amount of data and raised questions about the bank’s cyber security. The incident did not affect critical operations, according to a [...]
By Andrew Pantazi on February 5th, 2013 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 11:28 am
Sweetbay stores to close a week before deadline – Sweetbay Supermarket will be closing its stores a week before the planned deadline. Because of bargain-hunting customers sweeping the inventory shelves, the 33 stores throughout Florida will be forced to close [...]