Tag Archives: NYC

In The News: NYC Tobacco Age, Fla. Lotto Winner, Destination Casinos, FAA Change

By on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 5:02 pm

NYC Council OKs raising legal age to buy tobacco products to 21 –  The New York City Council voted on “Tobacco 21,” a bill that could raise the tobacco-purchasing age from 18 to 21, on Wednesday. If the bill is [...]

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Gainesville Honors 9/11 Victims With Service, Good Deeds

By , and on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:18 am

In 2009, Congress named Sept. 11 a National Day of Service and Remembrance to honor the victims of that infamous day. The bipartisan decision encouraged people to take action, and on Wednesday, the tradition continued in Gainesville.

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In the News: Colombia-bound Scott, Pope joins Twitter, NYC homeless man hides boots, SeaWorld dolphin bites Georgia girl

By on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 10:38 am

Gov. Rick Scott headed to Colombia with huge delegation to promote Florida business – Gov. Rick Scott heads to Colombia today to drum up business with Florida’s second-largest trading partner, his seventh overseas trip since taking office. The Tampa Bay [...]

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What’s that you’re drinking?

By on June 7th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:41 pm

The national conversation on health veered into the world of soda today, at a national soda summit.  The sweet carbonated drinks are under attack in some circles.  And recently, New York mayor  Michael Bloomberg  proposed a change to the city’s  health [...]

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