Tag Archives: Silver Springs

In the News: City Commission Discusses Homeless Shelter Background Checks, Fort Hood Gunman Did Not Appear Violent, Silver Springs Film Fest 2014, Stanford Mom Facing Death Penalty

By 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. [...]

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In The News: Casey Anthony In Court, Silver Springs Joins State Park System, Suwannee Girl on ‘X-Factor’, Fla. Picks New Commissioner

By on September 17th, 2013 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 11:33 am

Casey Anthony lawyers back in court today for bankruptcy hearing – Casey Anthony’s bankruptcy will be back in court today for a hearing on a pair of complaints filed by people suing her for defamation. Roy Kronk and Zenaida Gonzalez [...]

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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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Bill Nelson visits Silver Springs

By on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm

Sen. Nelson spent Tuesday afternoon at Silver Springs with representatives from Marion County to bring attention to a problem that is literally growing every day. That problem is algae.

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In the News: Rape suspect’s arrest, Armed home invader, Vatican papal prospects, Silver Springs future

By on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 11:52 am

DNA evidence leads to rape suspect’s arrest – Gainesville Police charged Roderick Kantrel Pittman, 28, of 2725 SW 27th Ave., with armed robbery, aggravated assault, aggravated battery and sexual assault, according to a GPD arrest report. Pittman was arrested Wednesday [...]

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Silver Springs absorbed into state park system

By on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 9:47 am

Palace Entertainment announced Wednesday that Florida’s oldest theme park, Silver Springs, in Ocala, will be absorbed into the state park system. The animal exhibits and some amusement rides may be eliminated.

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State park plan for Silver Springs becomes official

By on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 12:17 pm

From Florida Department of Environmental Protection The Florida Cabinet, sitting as the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund, approved the modification of a lease agreement between Palace Entertainment and the state of Florida Wednesday, allowing the Silver Springs theme park [...]

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In The News: New flu vaccine, Te’o girlfriend hoax, Scott on gun laws, Yoho against Sandy relief, Silver Springs lease

By on January 17th, 2013 | Last updated: January 19, 2013 at 2:33 pm

Flu vaccine approved – A new flu vaccine that could be ready weeks earlier won FDA. approval. Flubok, the vaccine developed by a company called Protein Sciences, is expected to be this winter. New York Times Yoho defends vote against [...]

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Silver Springs could become Florida state park

By on January 14th, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:26 am

The Park Service is holding a meeting Monday at 7 p.m. at Ocala’s Vanguard High School to get public input about the plan to turn Silver Springs into a state park.

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Adena Springs Ranch proposed changes don’t satisfy opponents

By on August 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

A controversial water permit request to pump more than 13 million gallons of water a day for a grass-fed cattle operation near Silver Springs has gone through a drastic change. As Florida’ 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lindsey Zionts reports, despite asking for [...]

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