Tag Archives: Mexico

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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Feb. 7, 2013: Morning News In 90

By on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 12:45 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Staged armed robbery, Ocala vehicle fire, Chris Brown, rare baseball card, nine-year-old gives birth.

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Tropics ripe for more hurricanes

By on August 9th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Hurricane Ernesto is now fading away into Mexico after making landfall late yesterday on the Yucatan Peninsula. But what about our chances to see a big storm? WUSF’s Steve Newborn reports those odds are going up – at least for [...]

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Strong earthquake hits Mexico

By on March 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:35 pm

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit the south of Mexico. Effects were felt all the way in Mexico City and Acapulco. But as a professor of geology at the University of Florida Mark Panning says, earthquakes in that area are common. [...]

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