Tag Archives: Marco Rubio

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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In the News: Boston conflicting reports, Immigration proposal released, Teachers sue over evaluation system, FDA bans generic OxyContin

By on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Boston courthouse evacuated after FBI rebukes report of bomb suspect arrest – After contradicting reports, an official FBI statement was released saying no arrest has been made in connection with the Boston Marathon attack at this time. The Atlantic Wire [...]

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In the News: Obama and Rubio to speak Tuesday, former Florida GOP Chairman pleads guilty, Mayo Clinic receives $7 million grant, cold snap expected

By on February 12th, 2013 | Last updated: February 12, 2013 at 8:04 pm

Effects of mild winter will be felt throughout the year | Gainesville.com – Temperatures in Gainesville may dip below freezing early next week due to a cold-air blast expected to hit this weekend, according to a National Weather Service meteorologist [...]

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In the News: Bipartisan immigration deal, Scott widens degree challenge, Brazil nightclub fire, Gainesville food truck rally, Gatorade removes ingredient

By on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: January 28, 2013 at 11:13 am

Rubio, Senate ‘Gang of Eight’ unveil bipartisan immigration deal – A group of eight Democratic and Republicans senators, including Florida’s Marco Rubio, will officially release a wide-ranging immigration plan Monday that could give a pathway to citizenship, tighten border security [...]

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Professor Susan MacManus discusses how Hurricane Sandy will affect election, voting

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney took a few days off of the campaign trail as a result of Hurricane Sandy’s trek across the Northeast. Both candidates have been using other politicians as representatives in their absence and have planned to get back to campaigning this week to visit crucial areas.

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New poll shows presidential race looking more positive for Romney in Florida

By on May 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:10 am

Things may be looking better for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney among Florida voters.  A new poll from the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute shows him pulling ahead of President Obama.  Assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute Peter Brown says [...]

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