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By Whitney Lavaux on November 14th, 2014 | Last updated: November 14, 2014 at 12:52 pm
Chadwick Banks became the 20th person executed under Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday. The 43-year-old was put to death after being convicted in the 1992 slaying of his wife, Cassandra Banks, as well as the rape and murder of his 10-year-old stepdaughter, Melody Cooper. Eighty-nine people have been put to death in Florida since executions resumed in the state in 1979.
By Jaclyn Raulerson on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:06 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Ocala ban on voluntary burns, Dove World Outreach Center property, South Florida lottery generosity, gay rights hearings, Cypress banks reopen.
By Carolyn Brewster on February 5th, 2013 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 5:39 pm
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens visited the Levin College of Law to speak with student and faculty.
By Sami Main on September 21st, 2012 | Last updated: September 25, 2012 at 1:47 pm
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas spoke with University of Florida law students about education and his own experiences.