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Obama sworn in on MLK Day

President Barack Obama's second inauguration took place on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. University of Florida history professor Paul Ortiz reflects on the similarities between two men.

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Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM Inauguration coverage

Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM will have complete coverage of today’s events related to President Barack Obama’s second inauguration.  Special coverage begins at 10 a.m. from NPR, and that will be followed at 2 p.m. by a special edition of Talk of the Nation.  Here’s what should happen hour by hour.

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Jobless rate drops to 8.5 percent, lowest in four years

Florida labor officials say the state’s unemployment dropped to its lowest mark in nearly four years in October with 8.5 percent of the workforce still hunting for jobs. Although the figure is an improvement from September’s 8.7 percent unemployment in Florida, it remains higher than the 7.9 percent national average. …

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Paul Ryan speaks to crowd of 1,500 during hot Ocala afternoon

Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan competed with hot weather and a heated crowd of his opponents’ supporters at a campaign event in Ocala today. The Republican congressman from Wisconsin answered North Central Florida residents’ questions in a town hall style campaign event. The event was held in the Ocala Downtown Square, where the temperature hovered around 87 degrees.

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