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Feb. 28, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

  •  As part of the sequester cuts, Alachua County programs such as ElderCare and University of Florida research may lose funding.
  • A double amputee Marine from Jacksonville has launched Wounded Wear, a non-profit line of clothing for wounded combat veterans.
  • A New Mexico teen has been charged with aggravated assault for bullying an autistic 16-year-old while pointing a gun at his head.
  • Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the U.S. will provide non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition.
  • Thursday, Pope Benedict XVI becomes the first pope to resign in 600 years.

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Bridget is a television news manager for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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