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UF awarded $5.4 million for biomass research and development

In an effort to reduce America’s reliance on imported oil, the University of Florida has been awarded $5.4 million from the USDA and Department of Energy for Biomass Research and Development Projects. According to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, the funding is designated to …

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Wildfires damage property in multiple counties

Two major wildfires on Florida’s East Coast have burned more than 16,000 acres in Brevard and Volusia Counties and 2,000 acres in St. Johns County. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is fighting to contain them by digging trenches to stop the fire’s spread. Department Spokesman Sterling Ivey …

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STATE ELECTION RESULTS 11:30 Update

STATE SENATOR Marco Rubio REP 2,470,224 (49.87%) Kendrick B. Meek DEM 977,868 (19.74%) Alexander Andrew Snitker LBT 23,099 (0.47%) Bernie DeCastro CPF 4,511 (0.09%) Sue Askeland NPA 14,509 (0.29%) Bruce Ray Riggs NPA 3,416 (0.07%) Bobbie Bean NPA 4,071 (0.08%) Rick Tyler NPA 6,965 (0.14%) Charlie Crist NPA 1,445,076 (29.17%) …

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