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UF Receives Low Credibility Shooting Threat Via Twitter

By on December 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: December 3, 2014 at 4:08 pm

UF received low level shooting threats from 15 separate Twitter accounts Tuesday night. The FBI and UFPD are currently investigating the author of the tweets. The University of Louisville received a similar threat on Monday.

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The Great American Smokeout Urges End Of Tobacco Use

By on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 12:54 pm

“We’re encouraging people to make a quit attempt, and we’re going to be able to provide to them any of the services that they need to help them,” Nichols said.

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Florida’s Grass Guy Cutting Through The Competition

By on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 10:19 am

Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at the University of Florida was recently recognized as the collegiate football field of the year by the Sports Turf Management Association. While the field gets the majority of the spotlight, the man in charge of its care and upkeep is as sharp as the lawn mower that he rides.

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In The Loudest Stadiums In America, The Noise Is Deafening — Literally

By on November 19th, 2014 | Last updated: November 20, 2014 at 4:24 pm

The University of Florida’s Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is ranked one of the loudest in the nation. Will this become a problem for fans and what can be done to protect fans.

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UAA Confirms Florida’s Will Muschamp Fired After Four Seasons

By on November 16th, 2014 | Last updated: November 17, 2014 at 11:12 am

Jeremy Foley – the University of Florida’s Athletic Director – announced Sunday that head coach Will Muschamp will step down at the end of the season, according to Gatorzone.com.

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South Carolina Defeats Florida In OT

By on November 16th, 2014 | Last updated: November 16, 2014 at 7:23 pm

In a game that lived up to its hype, the South Carolina Gamecocks defeated the Florida Gators 23-20 in overtime yesterday down in Gainesville, Fla. Coming off the heels of this tough loss, the Gators also say farewell to Coach Will Muschamp.

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Rabbit Rescue Fundraiser Aims For More Awareness, Less Baby Bunnies

By on November 13th, 2014 | Last updated: November 17, 2014 at 6:42 pm

Gainesville Rabbit Rescue hopes that by selling humorous shirts, they can not only help raise funds but also spread awareness. GRR hopes that by spreading awareness to promote spaying and neutering rabbits, they can avoid over-crowding their facility and control the local pet rabbit population.

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Crohn’s Disease Patient Still Looking For Answers After Amendment 2 Fails

By on November 13th, 2014 | Last updated: November 13, 2014 at 4:29 pm

Amendment 2 failed in Florida by a narrow margin, resulting in outrage from the bill’s supporters. A student who suffers from Crohn’s disease gives his perspective on the use of marijuana for medical purposes in the wake of continued debate.

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In The News: Businesses Benefit Low Gas Prices, Woman Arrested After Bogus 911 Call, Gov. Scott Declares November ‘Hire A Veteran Month’

By on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 1:29 pm

Small businesses are saving money on gasoline due to lower prices and spending that money elsewhere. A Gainesville woman was arrested for making a fake 911 call reporting that she had been shot. Rick Scott declared November as “Hire a Veteran” month on Veteran’s Day. The state university system is beginning to examine aspects of college affordability as a response to a request for more financial aid and cuts in Bright Futures.

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Florida’s Craft Beer Industry Sees Growth Despite Growler Ban

By on November 6th, 2014 | Last updated: November 6, 2014 at 5:39 pm

Florida brewers are thriving despite a controversial law that prohibits the sale of 64-ounce beer growlers. A lawsuit calling the limit unconstitutional could change all that.

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