Tag Archives: Marco Rubio

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: Saarinen Preserve Opens, SpaceEx To Launch Rocket Monday, “Fresh From Florida” breaks records, Marco Rubio Running For Presidency

By on April 13th, 2015 | Last updated: April 13, 2015 at 11:14 am

Opening Ceremony Held For Saarinen Preserve in Newberry Sunday – Arthur Saarinen cut a thick red ribbon Sunday marking the opening of the Saarinen Preserve in Newberry on Sunday. The ceremony was held by The Alachua Conservation Trust and AmeriCorps […]

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UF Engineering Professor Detained In United Arab Emirates Returns Home

By on April 9th, 2015 | Last updated: April 9, 2015 at 12:46 pm

University of Florida professor John Schueller, Ph.D., was in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates for a conference was he was detained for taking photos of two embassies. Schueller returned home on Wednesday.

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In The News: Sen. Marco Rubio Proposes Reduction In Corporate Taxes, Jacksonville Sheriff Candidates Suggest Changes to Police Force, Volusia Man Shot In Face By SWAT Team Member Dies, Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Will Not Be Charged

By on March 4th, 2015 | Last updated: March 4, 2015 at 4:29 pm

Sen. Marco Rubio outlines sweeping tax proposal with Utah Sen. Mike Lee – Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio outlined a plan to reduce corporate tax rates. The proposal plans to consolidate corporate tax rates from 35 percent to 25 percent […]

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In The News: Trial Begins Over ACLU, Rubio Presidential Run, Flagler College Has New Scholarship, Hearing For Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act, New Rules Manatee Protections

By and on March 2nd, 2015 | Last updated: March 2, 2015 at 10:26 am

Federal trial begins over gay-straight alliance club – The trial over the Lake County school district’s refusal to permit a gay-straight alliance club is set to begin today. The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida filed a lawsuit against the […]

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In the News: Marijuana Hurdles, Rubio In South Korea, Latinos Plan Registration Drive, NSA Actions Illegal

By on January 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: January 23, 2014 at 2:55 pm

Florida House leaders add hurdle for parents seeking help from marijuana – In the debate to legalize a non-euphoric strain of marijuana that helps kids with seizures, legislators in the Florida House of Representatives are pushing for the motion to be […]

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In The News: Gas Leak Forces Evacuation, Jim Messina To Lead Crist’s Campaign, Gay Marriage Florida Lawsuit, Rubio Completes Leg of Asia-Pacific Tour

By on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 21, 2014 at 2:11 pm

Natural Gas Leak Forces Evacuation at Leigh Hall – Students evacuated Leigh Hall at the University of Florida Tuesday morning because of a gas leak in one of the chemistry labs. The University of Florida Police Department is working with […]

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In The News: Alachua Crime Rate Dips, Zimmerman Free Again, Obamacare-Gun Control Debate, Ft. Lauderdale Plane Crash

By on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 11:33 am

County crime rate dips; officials credit policing tactics – Alachua County’s crime rate for first half of 2013 was 9.4 percent lower than the same time last year. Gainesville Police Department attributed the reduction to community-oriented tactics. Gainesville Sun Rubio stirs […]

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Rubio, Nelson Hold Field Hearing On Oyster Collapse In Apalachicola

By and on August 13th, 2013 | Last updated: August 22, 2013 at 12:07 pm

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio scheduled the field hearing at the Franklin County Courthouse in Apalachicola to hear evidence concerning the oyster collapse. Speakers blamed the collapse on last year’s drought and poor water conservation practices in Georgia along the Chattahoochee river.

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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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