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  1. This High School Senior's Family Was Deported During A Trip To The BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    His classmates are preparing for graduation. Some are getting their tuxedos fitted for prom.

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  2. In Photos: A Safe Haven For HorsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    After his father died three years ago, the younger Gregory quit his job as a real estate agent in Fort Lauderdale one day and then never looked back. Some are active military and police horses ready to retire, while others are abused, neglected, unwanted or overworked horses from rescue groups.

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  3. Lawyers Say Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting Suspect Legally Competent To Stand TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Lawyers for the Alaska man charged in a Florida airport shooting rampage say he's definitely mentally ill but is also competent to stand trial. The attorneys say in court papers that 26-year-old Esteban Santiago of Anchorage, Alaska has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.

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  4. Alleged Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter Lied About His Record On Job FormRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    The man accused of killing five people at a Florida airport lied about his criminal record on his application to be a security guard in Alaska, and was fired after only a few months on the job because of the state of his mental health. The new information is contained in the security guard application Esteban Santiago filed last summer for a license from the state of Alaska so he could work at Signal 88 Security in Anchorage.

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  5. Florida Airport Shooting Suspect Pleads Not GuiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    The suspect in the Florida airport shooting spree in which five people were killed and six were wounded has pleaded not guilty. During an arraignment Monday, 26-year-old Esteban Santiago told the judge he understood each of the charges in the 22-count federal indictment.

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  6. Florida State Sen. Plans To Break Up Major Gun BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    State Sen. Greg Steube, R-Sarasota. Steube said Tuesday that he's breaking up a controversial proposal that would broadly expand how and where people can carry guns in Florida but will still advance each piece of it separately.

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  7. Health Officials Begin Medical Marijuana Rules ProcessRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    The Department of Health on Tuesday published the proposed rules and announced that public hearings will be held in five cities Feb. 6-9. Patients with one of 10 medical conditions will be able to receive medical marijuana but it does not allow for more distributing organizations.

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  8. Airport Shooting Suspect Blamed 'Mind Control,' ISIS TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport told investigators initially he was under government mind control and then claimed to be inspired by Islamic State websites and chatrooms, authorities said at a hearing Tuesday. FBI Agent Michael Ferlazzo also confirmed that the 9mm Walther handgun used in the Jan. 6 shooting rampage at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is the same weapon Anchorage, Alaska, police seized and later returned to 26-year-old Esteban Santiago last year.

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  9. Suspected Ft. Lauderdale Airport Gunman Became Increasingly ErraticRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Esteban Santiago stood alone in the cold one day last month outside Mom & Pop's liquor store in Anchorage. He was waving his arms and having a terrible argument in the parking lot.

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  10. Lawmakers, Activists Push For Proposed Gun-Safety LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    A host of Democratic state lawmakers, and a coalition of gun-control groups, gathered at the state capitol Tuesday, pushing legislation they say may have stopped deadly shootings that have happened in Florida over the past year. Proposals filed for the 2017 legislative session would ban military-style assault weapons in the state, while strengthening background checks for those wishing to purchase guns.

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  11. Airport Shooting Suspect Makes Court AppearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    The Iraq war veteran accused of fatally shooting five people and wounding six at a crowded Florida airport baggage claim briefly appeared in federal court Monday in Fort Lauderdale. Esteban Santiago, the Iraq war veteran accused of fatally shooting multiple people and wounding several others at a crowded Florida airport baggage claim, is due for his first court appearance Monday U.S. Magistrate Judge Alicia Valle explained the charges 26-year-old Esteban Santiago faces and told him the death penalty could apply during a 15-minute hearing Monday morning.

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  12. Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting: Multiple People Killed, Suspect In CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Five people killed in the shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport, a law enforcement official says. https://t.co/fVyxeqiqCv pic.twitter.com/IP5lnefRvZ Multiple people were killed in a shooting Friday at the Fort Lauderdale airport, the Broward County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter.

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  13. Within Days Of Castro's Death, First Fla.-Cuba Flight Takes OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Just three days after the death of Fidel Castro, the first regularly scheduled flight in more than half a century left Miami International Airport bound for Havana. Monday morning's flight was the first of the new Havana-bound service and the first of four daily flights American Airlines plans out of Miami International.

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  14. Outnumbered Florida Democrats Vow To Fight For 'Core Principles'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Continuing to be dramatically outnumbered by Republicans, Democratic lawmakers on Monday picked new leaders in the Florida House and Senate to guide their caucuses for the next two years. House Democrats picked Rep. Janet Cruz, 60, a Tampa health-care executive, to lead their 41-member caucus, which faces a 79-member Republican majority.

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