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UF Students Abroad Describe The Scramble To Return Home As Pandemic Ensued

Universities across the nation have transitioned to online classes and plucked their students from abroad programs. On March 12, the University of Florida canceled spring studies in Europe, China, Japan and South Korea, according to the International Center. The center’s executive director, Susanne Hill, said 279 students were abroad in the spring and 210 have since returned home.

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Newberry To Enter 30 Year Solar Power Agreement With Florida Municipal Power Agency

Newberry has agreed to purchase one megawatt of solar power from the Florida Municipal Power Agency, enough to power about 5% of the city's total energy consumption. Two years ago, the city was approached for a similar project by the same company, but decided against participating. This time, technological improvements and reductions in the cost of solar panels made the project much more feasible and attractive to the city.

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