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Student’s Tweets About Violence Not A Crime, Court Rules

A Sarasota County high-school student’s statement on Twitter that he “can’t WAIT to shoot up my school” does not constitute a criminal threat under Florida law, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal overturned a juvenile-delinquency ruling involving “J.A.W.,” the student who …

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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak at Florida State

Officials at Florida State University are hoping a campus-wide hand-washing campaign will help stop an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease. According to school health officials, they’re seeing “significant decreases” in the outbreak. They say a dozen students were treated at on-campus health locations and another seven sought medical …

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