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  1. Group calls for Orlando police chief to resign over kicking videoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | GantDaily.com

    A Florida civil rights group is demanding the resignation of Orlando Chief of Police John Mina after a video was released two weeks ago showing a police officer kicking Noel Carter, who was sitting on a sidewalk. The president of the local chapter of the National Action Network, Lawanna Gelzer, said Orlando police have a history of abuse and that the chief has shown a lack of leadership.

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  2. Sonya Baumstein sets off on solo row from Japan to San FranciscoRead the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | GantDaily.com

    The 30-year-old Orlando, Florida, native began a journey of record-breaking proportions on Sunday. She is rowing 6,000 miles alone from Choshi, Japan, to San Francisco, California - without a support vessel.

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  3. Huckabee: I wish I could've identified as female in high school gymRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    Mike Huckabee says there's a time he wishes he could've been transgender: When it was time to hit the high school showers. If he "could have felt like a woman," the Republican former Arkansas governor joked earlier this year, then he could have seen his female classmates without their clothes on.

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  4. Huckabee wishes he could've identified as female in high school gymRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    Mike Huckabee says there's a time he wishes he could've been transgender: When it was time to hit the high school showers. If he "could have felt like a woman," the Republican former Arkansas governor said earlier this year, then he could have seen his female classmates without their clothes on.

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  5. How my 'gap year' changed my lifeRead the original story

    May 25, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    For some, it will be moving away or starting a career. For others, graduation marks the beginning of a gap year - when someone takes a year or longer to travel, volunteer or work at an unusual job.

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  6. 3 found guilty in Florida A&M band hazing deathRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    The last three defendants prosecuted in the hazing death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion were convicted Friday of manslaughter and hazing with the result of death, reported CNN affiliate WFTV. A jury deliberated about 2A1 2 hours before returning guilty verdicts against Benjamin McNamee, 25; Aaron Golson, 22; and Darryl Cearnel, 28. They will be sentenced June 26, according to Orange County, Florida, online court records.

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  7. College kids make robotic arms for children without real onesRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    By the time Cynthia Falardeau read about Alex Pring, a little boy who got a battery-powered robotic arm last summer, she had made peace with her son Wyatt's limb difference. Her premature baby had been born with his right arm tangled in amniotic bands.

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  8. Family of Tsarnaev associate killed by FBI to sue for $30 millionRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    The family of Ibragim Todashev, an associate of Tamerlan Tsarnaev who was killed during an FBI interrogation, plans to sue the agency. Todashev's parents filed a "notice of claim" Monday, saying they plan to seek $30 million in a wrongful death lawsuit.

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  9. Ex-FAMU band member gets 6 years in prison for 2011 hazing deathRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    A former Florida A&M University band member has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for organizing the hazing that killed drum major Robert Champion Jr. Dante Martin, 27, was one of 15 people charged in the 2011 hazing incident. Prosecutors said he organized the brutal initiation, known as "Crossing Bus C," that band members had to go through.

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