Tag Archives: violence

Concerns Raised About Corporal Punishment in North Central Florida Schools

By on April 14th, 2014 | Last updated: April 14, 2014 at 10:46 pm

Suwannee County School District has the highest number of corporal punishment incidents in Florida for the 2011-12 school year. Founder of Floridians Against Corporal Punishment in Public School has made Suwannee County the next goal of his civil rights campaign.

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Reported Trayvon-related beating stirs local pastor

By and on April 11th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:30 pm

A Gainesville man says he was jumped this past Saturday by four other men while they shouted,  “Justice for Trayvon.”  In light of this reported beating, a local pastor and activist is speaking out against violence. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports.

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Education under fire for some religious groups in Iran

By on April 4th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:07 pm

With all the public has been hearing about the violence in the Middle East, sometimes the smaller issues can go unnoticed. Amnesty International is hosting an event tonight in the Rion Ballroom at the J. Wayne Reitz Union on the University […]

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