Tag Archives: Orlando

Lopez-Cantera ‘Strongly Considering’ Senate Bid

By on May 18th, 2015 | Last updated: May 18, 2015 at 12:58 pm

Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera publicly confirmed Saturday that he is considering running for U.S. Senate in 2016. He announced his possible candidacy at the executive board meeting during the Republican Party of Florida’s quarterly meeting at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando.

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Police Release 911 Call From Shooting Incident Involving George Zimmerman

By and on May 12th, 2015 | Last updated: May 12, 2015 at 3:05 pm

Police released a 911 call today from an incident Monday involving George Zimmerman. Zimmerman was shot at by Matthew Apperson, according to a Lake Mary Police Department press release.

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In The News: New Legal Badge Program For Girl Scouts, Rick Scott Talks Medicaid And Budget, Evacuation In Chile After Volcano Eruption, Kissimmee Man Attacks Wife With Knife, Tries To Drown Her

By on April 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: April 23, 2015 at 10:22 am

New Legal Badge Program Started for Girl Scouts – A new Girl Scout program offers scouts the ability to learn about law and civics, while also earning a badge. A mother of three girl scouts, Teresa Finer, created the program. She […]

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In The News: SeaWorld Sued, U.S. and Cuba Meet To Discuss Relations, Hillary Clinton To Announce Candidacy, Gainesville Man Shot

By on April 10th, 2015 | Last updated: April 10, 2015 at 1:22 pm

SeaWorld faces second proposed class action lawsuit over orca treatment – SeaWorld is facing its second class action lawsuit in recent months. The new lawsuit focuses specifically on the Florida SeaWorld and focuses on the conditions and treatments of the orca whales. Orlando […]

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In The News: Man Tries Selling Iguanas, House Votes To Trim Testing, Teen Alcohol Abuse Drops, Development Begins At Orlando Airport, Record Inmate Deaths Prompt Investigation

By and on March 19th, 2015 | Last updated: March 19, 2015 at 10:58 am

Key West man tries to sell three duct-taped iguanas hanging from his bike – Jeremy Dugas, 35, was arrested after police discovered the reptiles duct taped to his handle bars. He caught the iguanas at Key West Golf Club and […]

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In the News: Gainesville Talks Transportation, App Helps Organize Political Contributions, State Parks Website Updated,

By on February 10th, 2015 | Last updated: February 10, 2015 at 10:39 am

Gainesville City Commission candidates talk transportation issues – Gainesville Citizens for Active Transportation held a forum Monday evening for Gainesville City Commission candidates to discuss transportation issues and solutions. The Gainesville Sun Bundl launches groundbreaking political contribution app with a […]

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In The News: USDA Funding To Fight Citrus Greening, Gas Prices Rise, IT Firm Adding Jobs, Marion County Building Installs Solar Power System

By on February 9th, 2015 | Last updated: February 9, 2015 at 1:54 pm

USDA plans to spend $30 million on fighting citrus disease – The U.S. Department of Agriculture will dedicate $30 million to combat citrus greening, a disease that has cut Florida orange production by more than half in the past decade. […]

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Coyote Encroachment On The Rise In Florida

By on January 28th, 2015 | Last updated: January 30, 2015 at 1:52 pm

The Florida Wildlife Commission is taking steps to educate urban communities on coyote encroachment. As the canines become more familiar with a city environment, small pets and livestock are at greater risk.

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Operation Santa Seeks Benefactors

By on December 18th, 2014 | Last updated: December 18, 2014 at 7:47 pm

Gainesville Post Office participates in the Santa Operation program for the first time. The program started receiving letters from across the country starting Dec. 2, and it will match the benefactors until Monday.

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Man accused of lewd acts in Springhill Publix in jail

By on January 18th, 2014 | Last updated: January 18, 2014 at 5:56 pm

An Orlando man is accused of committing lewd acts on a child and customers at the Publix in Gainesville’s Springhill neighborhood.

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