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University of Florida Joins Colleges Banning Hoverboards

After a series of incidents in which hoverboards - electronic skateboards - burst into flames, the University of Florida today joined more than 30 other colleges and universities around the nation in issuing a ban on them in resident halls. A university official said the ban will be in place until the hoverboards can meet fire safety standards.

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Campus Carry Measure Advances In House

A proposal that would allow concealed-weapon permit holders to bring handguns onto college and university campuses moved forward Wednesday in the state House. The measure is one of several proposals that would expand the rights of people who have concealed-weapons licenses. Leaders of the state university system have opposed the campus-carry proposal.

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Campus Gun Bills Advance In House And Senate

TALLAHASSEE — A proposal that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to pack heat while hitting the books on college and university campuses notched it first two successes Wednesday. The legislation (SB 68 and HB 4001), which won support from criminal-justice committees in the House and Senate, is widely opposed …

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