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20 hrs ago | Financial News & Daily Record

Divine intervention, and a bit of a plot, led Nat Glover back to Edward Waters College

To Nat Glover, his path to becoming president of Edward Waters College was a series of seemingly unrelated events over most of his life.

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Related Topix: Edward Waters College

Thu Jul 10, 2014

News 4 Jax

UNF students fix SWAT robot for Clay Co.

YOU. TAX RETURNS FOR BOTH HIMSELF AND HIS SPOUSE. PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA HAS TURNED A PROBLEM INTO A WIN-WIN SITUATION.

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Related Topix: Florida

Business Journal

Program lets students trade real stock, makes half a million in twelve years

Tanya Johnson Coomes of the UNF Foundation talks to the students who will be managing part of the foundation's money.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

UNF grad ponies up for undocumented freshman with $2,000 in tuition help

As the weeks rolled on after graduation, Rolando Cordova saved paychecks from his summer job, hoping he'd raise enough to attend college.

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The Florida Times-Union

Around the Region: Civilian mounted posse in Nassau; lane closures in ...

University of North Florida Assistant Professor Nicholas Seabrook, whose upcoming book is "Election Myths," will speak on what he says are prevailing misconceptions such as the dangers of gerrymandering; "independent" voters and voter fraud at the Beaches Democrats Club, from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 15 at the Beaches Library, 600 3rd St N, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Florida, Neptune Beach, FL, Bryceville, FL, Callahan, FL, Baldwin, FL

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Folio Weekly

the Little Books Rock Jack Rabbits While Leatherface is Chewing the Fat at Sun-Ray

Jenny Lewis' gentle twang, GAAM's gamer geeks, Lil' Boosie's rhymes and some of the best photographers anywhere take center stage Leatherface in "Texas Chain Saw Massacre."

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Related Topix: Lil Boosie, Rap, Texas, Horror Movies, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Thriller, Gunnar Hansen, Photography, Arts

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

in Focus: Carnivorous plant is no man-eater

Unlike the giant man-eating plant featured in 1960's B-rated comedy-horror flick Little Shop of Horrors , the carnivorous hooded pitcher plant is quite content with smaller prey such as ants and flying insects.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, University of Florida

Sun Jul 06, 2014

News Observer

Green Hope High School in Cary has a new principal

Summers, 47, started her new job as principal of Green Hope High School on June 16. James Hedrick, who had been the school's principal since 2005, left this past school year to lead Athens Drive High School in Raleigh.

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Related Topix: Cary, NC, Family, Kids, Raleigh, NC, University of Georgia

TheCelebrityCafe

Kenny Lavender's 'Conscious Journey Part I & II' is a smooth ride of jazzy relaxation.

Kenny Lavender's music is truly an experience. The soothing melody of the trumpet accompanied by gentle percussion makes for easy and relaxing listening.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Arts notes: MOCA Jacksonville will hold a panel discussion on the purpose of photography Thursday

The question of whether photography's role is to document the world or to create beautiful images will be the subject of a panel discussion from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, 333 N. Laura St. The panel discussion is inspired by MOCA's current exhibit, The New York Times Magazine Photographs.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, Photography, Arts, University of Florida, Neptune Beach, FL, Entertainment

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Hernando Today

Around Town: Photos from the community

Dr. Kathryn Mince, M.D., daughter of proud parents John and Eva Mince of Spring Hill, graduated from the University of Florida School of Medicine on May 10, 2014 with her Medical Doctor Degree.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, Florida

News 4 Jax

Fla. Country Superfest has $23.2M economic impact

Research funded by Visit Jacksonville and conducted by a team from the University of North Florida shows that visitors from outside the Jacksonville community accounted for 64 percent of all attendees to the inaugural Florida Country Superfest and generated $23.2 million in economic impact to the city.

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Related Topix: Mike Binder, Duval County, FL

The Cary News

Green Hope High School in Cary has a new principal

Summers, 47, started her new job as principal of Green Hope High School on June 16. James Hedrick, who had been the school's principal since 2005, left this past school year to lead Athens Drive High School in Raleigh.

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Related Topix: Cary, NC, Family, Kids, Raleigh, NC, University of Georgia

Newswise

Chikungunya Fever Spreads Throughout the US

WHAT: Spread of Chikungunya Fever Throughout the U.S. The CDC has declared there are 129 confirmed cases of Chikungunya in the USA as of today.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

One of Us: UNF history professor receives a prestigious fellowship to ...

The University of North Florida's Greg Domber, an associate professor of history, is spending his summer vacation in Washington, D.C., digging through the National Archives, researching what will become his second book.

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Related Topix: Florida, Opinion

Naples Daily News

Prep track: Barron Collier hurdler qualifies for Junior Olympic Games

Barron Collier's Brandon Cachon wins the 300-meter hurdles state championship at the Class 3A meet in May at the University of North Florida.

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Related Topix: Florida

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Bill Gulliford ends tenure as active council president

"You may not like what I say, and I may have to do a mea culpa with you because I've been wrong before," said Gulliford, whose term as the Jacksonville City Council president officially ends Monday.

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Related Topix: Atlantic Beach, FL, Pension, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative John Delaney

Pensacola News Journal

Engagements: Blake Foster & Chelsey Spirson

Blake is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dana Foster. Chelsey is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chip Spirson.

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Related Topix: Florida, University of Florida, Columbia University, Nursing, Medicine

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

in Focus: Spider is chameleon of arachnid world

Imagine a spider that can change colors much like a chameleon - that's just what I found while wandering an upland forest at the University of North Florida's campus last weekend.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

North Pinellas hometown for June 27

Three students win Anne Frank awards: The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the humanitarian efforts of exceptional teens with its 12th annual Anne Frank Humanitarian Award.

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Related Topix: Florida, Pinellas County, FL, Palm Harbor, FL, Dunedin, FL

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