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Marion County Prohibits Use of Gambling Machines at Internet Cafés

The Marion County Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to prohibit the use of simulated gambling devices for commercial purposes. The county sheriff’s office recommended the action because of what it said was an increase in violent crimes because of simulated gambling devices at internet cafés. According to the ordinance, simulated gambling …

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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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