Tag Archives: News

Sept. 15, 2014: Morning News in 90

By on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 15, 2014 at 11:17 am

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Murderer of 9-Year-Old to be Executed Wednesday

By on February 10th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 10:44 am

Juan Carlos Chavez’s execution by lethal injection is to be held on Wednesday after being convicted of murdering 9-year-old Samuel James “Jimmy” Ryce in1995. A controversial cocktail of drugs will be administered.

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Florida Study Shows Boys & Girls Clubs Positively Impact Youth

By on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:20 am

A recent study conducted by Florida TaxWatch examined the effectiveness of the Florida Boys & Girls Clubs. The study found participants are scoring higher on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT), graduating on time and committing fewer juvenile crimes.

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In the News: high local STD rate, state seeks $6 billion from BP, AP’s twitter hacked, U.S. revises sexual assault case procedures

By on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 11:53 am

Alachua County carries high STD rate in the state – The Florida Department of Health released data revealing that Alachua County residents have the fourth highest rate of sexually transmitted diseases in Florida. The Independent Florida Alligator Florida Attorney General seeks nearly [...]

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In the News: Woman helps police, teacher loses teaching license, Cuba returns two U.S. children, prep for missile launch

By on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 10, 2013 at 10:45 am

Gainesville woman assists police in burglar’s arrest – Sandy Flory, a 36-year-old Gainesville resident, helped police arrest a burglar who robbed her home Tuesday afternoon. Flory, who was on her way home, noticed a man riding a bike with a [...]

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Ocala egg-coloring company prepares for Easter

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 1:47 pm

Ocala-based egg-coloring company PAAS, which accounts for 80 percent of the egg-decorating market, is in full swing this Easter season and has already begun preparation for Easter 2014.

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