Veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder may face obstacles during the holiday weekend. Military With PTSD, a nonprofit organization, has started a campaign to help educate people about the effects of fireworks on people with PTSD.
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By Leanna Scachetti on September 16th, 2014 | Last updated: September 16, 2014 at 4:09 pm
Experts at UF develop simulators to help military doctors by providing opportunities to practice techniques. The Department of Defense granted the research team $1.7 million to develop five simulators over five years.
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By Cassidy Whitson on September 10th, 2014 | Last updated: September 10, 2014 at 6:32 pm
A demonstration was held Wednesday in Turlington Plaza on University of Florida’s campus by Students for a Democratic Society and Students for Justice in Palestine. The purpose was to draw attention to those killed by Israeli Defense Forces as well as police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Plans to redesign plaza beginning to take shape – After four years of discussing the redesign of Bo Diddley Community Plaza, city commissioners are working on a plan. The proposed project would open up the plaza to University Avenue in […]
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 Hannah Oliveto on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 5:51 pm
Families who have lost loved ones in the military are not receiving death benefits during the government shut down.
By Casey Christ on January 29th, 2013 | Last updated: January 29, 2013 at 5:39 pm
Congressional budget cut discussions could influence the Florida Consumer Confidence Index in the coming months.
United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced the lift of a ban on women in combat roles.