Tag Archives: spring break

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. 26, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

By on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 2:42 pm

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

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Operation Dry Spring aims to make break season safer for students

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 3:59 pm

With spring break season under way, the Florida Sheriff’s Task Force launched Operation Dry Spring, an initiative to prevent underage drinking.

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Avoid traffic delays, or at least find out what’s happening, with new services from the Florida Department of Transportation

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 8:10 am

The Florida Department of Transportation offers multiple ways for drivers to be informed about traffic and traffic incidents.

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In the News: Sharks in Florida, 11 shot in D.C. drive-by, California earthquake, Dead pigs in Shanghai water

By on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Why sharks are joining kids in Florida for spring break – Thousands of sharks emptied Florida’s beaches this week. The sharks arrived later than usual as they travel to the North coasts. They are closer to shore to catch baitfish. [...]

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Gas prices don’t dampen a spring break day at the beach

By on April 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:59 pm

Despite the rising gas prices, Alachua County spring breakers are not missing out on their traditional 78 mile trip to Crescent Beach. Saint Augustine Visitors and Convention Bureau Spokesman Jay Humphreys says families and high schoolers are flooding the beach [...]

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