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ITT Technical Institute Nationwide Shutdown

ITT Tech announced they will be shutting down all 130 of their campuses nationwide, leaving many students without the possibility of an ITT diploma. ITT Tech was one of the largest for-profit colleges in the nation with campuses in 38 states. In Florida, there were nine. Following their announcement, the …

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In The News: UF Students React To Trump’s Muslim Comments, Off-Duty Police Officer Kills Suspect In Tallahassee, Study Says Americans Aren’t Positive About Getting Out Of Debt, St. Augustine Teacher In Trouble After Relationship With Student, Fort Myers Breaks Ties With ZombiCon

Trump’s comments on Muslims bring disapproval but not surprise at UF – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a widespread ban on Muslims entering the U.S., a thought that has UF students disappointed but not surprised. One member of Islam on Campus called it “un-American” of Trump to against the …

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In the News: Burglary Suspect Killed By Alligator, FDLE Reports Surge in Gun Sales, Founder of The North Face Dies, Bomb Threat at Jacksonville High School

Deputies: Burglary Suspect Hiding in Pond Killed By Alligator – Matthew Riggins, a burglary suspect trying to evade authorities, was killed by an 11-foot alligator last month. Riggins, 22, drowned as a result of the gator attack. A forensic examination of the alligator located remains consistent with the injuries to …

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Needy Gainesville Families Receive Their “Miracle On Main Street”; Marion County Veterans Remember Pearl Harbor; Obama: “The Threat From Terrorism Is Real”; Venezuela’s Opposition Wins Control Of National Assembly

Miracle On Main Street – More than 450 families were selected for the annual Miracle on Main Street Christmas program hosted by the Gainesville Junior League. Every year, the Junior League serves hundreds of families through Miracle on Main Street. The group raises money to stock up on gifts, boosted …

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In the News: EverBank Field Upgrade Close To Final Approval, Zuckerberg Announces Charity Donation, New Lincoln Middle Principal Announced, U.S. House To Vote On No Child Left Behind, President Fuchs Becomes Darth Vader

$90M upgrade to EverBank Field clears preliminary reviews, one step away from final approval – The City of Jacksonville’s $90 million project to upgrade the Jacksonville Jaguars’ EverBank Field, which includes adding an outdoor amphitheater and an indoor practice facility, cleared a last round of preliminary reviews Tuesday. The Jacksonville …

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