Tag Archives: In the news

In the News: City Commission Discusses Homeless Shelter Background Checks, Fort Hood Gunman Did Not Appear Violent, Silver Springs Film Fest 2014, Stanford Mom Facing Death Penalty

By 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. [...]

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In the News: Obamacare Enrollment Reaches 5M, High Springs Police Chief Fired, FCAT Replacement For 2015, GM Continues To Recall

By 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 [...]

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In The News: Latvala Raised $130K, SeaWorld’s Business Booms, Puerto Rico Quake Might Mean Tsunami, St. Augustine Digs Deep

By 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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In The News: NYC Tobacco Age, Fla. Lotto Winner, Destination Casinos, FAA Change

By 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 [...]

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20 Months After I-75 Crash, Electronic Signs Still At Least A Year Away

By and on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 11:47 am

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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Gainesville Honors 9/11 Victims With Service, Good Deeds

By , and on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:18 am

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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May 1, 2013: Morning News in 90

By 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.

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In the News: Federal Reserve hacked, California manhunt, Syrian allies, Property insurance increase, Violence Against Women Act

By 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 [...]

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In the News: Sweetbay closes, Nuclear plant retiring, Twitter hacked, Teen almost dies, Teachers with guns

By 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 [...]

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In The News: Newt Gingrich on ‘Parks and Rec,’ Bush wants immigration reform, Miami Dade College’s students struggle, New York Post published photo of a man taken moments before his death

By on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 10:47 am

Newt Gingrich ready for his close-up on ‘Parks and Recreation’ – Newt Gingrich is about to join the ranks of Sen. John McCain and Vice President Joe Biden – a guest appearance on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.” New York Daily [...]

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