Tag Archives: politics

Gov. Rick Scott Announces Investment Of $37 Million For Water Quality Projects

By on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 11:57 am

The announcement at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka comes on the heels of a commitment of more than $130 million to restore estuaries in South Florida.

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In the News: Cold weather affects spring breakers, Levy County nuclear plant moves forward, Gov. Rick Scott demands investigation, Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage arguments

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 11:40 am

Cold weather leaves beaches empty during spring break, Levy County nuclear power plant plans continue forward, Gov. Rick Scott requests an investigation on the “Jesus”-stomping incident at Florida Atlantic University and the Supreme Court continues to hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Mar. 27, 2013: Morning News in 90

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

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

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First female Gilchrist County judge sworn in Friday

By on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 5:50 pm

Sheree H. Lancaster was elected on Aug. 14 and took office on Jan. 8. She has lived in Gilchrist County since 1982 and has practiced law since 1986.

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Election update: What to know before bubbling the ballot March 19

By on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 5:19 pm

Tuesday was deadline to register to vote for the March 19 election. Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter speaks about the number of registered voters and what they can expect at the polls next month.

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Obama sworn in on MLK Day

By on January 21st, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm

President Barack Obama’s second inauguration took place on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. University of Florida history professor Paul Ortiz reflects on the similarities between two men.

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Super PACs make this election most expensive in history

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:39 pm

Super PACs raise millions to spend on political advertising for candidates and are not accountable to anyone.

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Herman Cain brings message to Gainesville

By on September 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:58 am

Former GOP candidate Herman Cain spoke at the University of Florida as part of a college tour to encourage students to be informed and to pursue their goals.

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David Colburn shares his goals for the Bob Graham Center at UF

By on May 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:06 am

Former University of Florida Provost and distinguished historian and commentator on  Florida politics, Professor David R. Colburn has been appointed interim director of the Bob Graham Center for Public Service on the UF campus. The Center provides a wide variety of lectures, […]

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Gender identity issues at the forefront of recent political discussion

By on May 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:14 am

As President Obama announced his unequivocal support for same-sex marriage last week, many now believe the issue will be a polarizing part of the upcoming presidential election. But experts are saying that his support won’t affect any laws or policies, […]

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