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  1. Here's why self-driving cars may never really be self-drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | CIO

    ... in a fatal crash on May 7, 2016 had the top third of the car sheared off when it hit a tractor-trailer truck in Williston, Fla. The NHTSA determined Tesla's Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system was not at fault. One problem with trusting ...

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  2. Obituary: Sharon Rochelle Stinson BoydRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Williamson Herald

    She is survived by daughter, Angie Goodman of Nolensville, Tenn.; son, Oscar Wayne, Jr. "Bubba" Boyd; grandchildren, Dustin Goodman, Wesley Goodman, Kaitlin Boyd, McKenzie Mencer, Monika Mencer, Elexis Pinkard and Riley Boyd; brothers, Billy Stinson of Franklin, Tenn. and Ronnie Stinson of Las Vegas, Nev.; father of her children and special friends, Oscar Wayne, Sr. "Butch" Boyd of Williston, Fla.

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  3. Panel chairs Peters, Thune say they want to assure self-driving vehicle development not hamperedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Trucker

    ... crash when a 2015 Tesla Model S with automated driver assistance crashed into the side of a tractor-trailer near Williston, Florida, killing 40-year-old Joshua D. Brown of Canton, Ohio, who was operating the vehicle. In revealing the crash on June ...

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  4. 2017 FHSAA Girls Basketball State Championships: Williston vs. LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    The Williston Red Devils challenge the Lafayette Hornets on a neutral court in the Class 1A Quarterfinals tonight at 7 p.m. The Lafayette Hornets enter tonight's game as the slight favorite over the Williston Red Devils . The Hornets girls basketball team ranks 149th in the state of Florida compared to the Red Devils who are ranked 185th.

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  5. What's in a name? For local horseracing fans, plentyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Lowell Sun

    Gil and Marilyn Campbell's phenomenal thoroughbred breeding and training facility in Williston, Fla., has a distinctly Lowell flavor these days. The Campbells, residents of Tyngsboro and points beyond, have a handful of young horses on their Stonehedge Farm property with names that are associated with the city where Gil Campbell runs a real estate firm.

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  6. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Hampton County Guardian

    ... and wife Christina of Vacaville, CA; Daughter, Alyssa Crapse of Hampton; Sister, Tracy Nix and fiance Fred of Williston, FL; Grandchild, Axl Crapse; and three special Nephews: Joshua, Miles, and Nathan. Visitation was Saturday, Feb. 4, from 5:00 to ...

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  7. With Officers Leaving, Williston Boosts Police PayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Officers of the Williston Police Department say they have already felt positive effects from a $2,000-a-year pay raise that began on Feb. 1. The boost came after Williston Chief of Police Dennis Strow went before the City Council on Jan. 24 to request emergency pay raises for all officers and dispatchers but excluding himself. Council members unanimously approved the $2,000 raise for police officers as well as for the city's lone animal control and code enforcement officer, while dispatchers got an extra $1,000 annually.

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    Thursday Feb 9 | Williston Pioneer Sun-News

    The Williston Pioneer is your source for local news, sports, events, and information in Levy County and Williston, Fl, and the surrounding area.

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    Saturday Feb 4 | Williston Pioneer Sun-News

    The Williston Pioneer is your source for local news, sports, events, and information in Levy County and Williston, Fl, and the surrounding area.

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  10. Prescribed Burn May Affect Conditions On I-75 In Marion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... eum of Natural History uncovered a five-million-year old saber-tooth cat skull at their Montbrook fossil site near Williston.

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  11. Why Distracted Drivers Matter for Automated CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Bad Astronomy Blog

    The interior view of a Tesla Model S sedan that has an Autopilot system representative of advanced driver assist technologies. Credit: Tesla When a 2015 Tesla Model S collided with a tractor trailer at highway intersection west of Williston, Florida, the resulting crash killed the Tesla driver.

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    Jan 21, 2017 | Williston Pioneer Sun-News

    The Williston Pioneer is your source for local news, sports, events, and information in Levy County and Williston, Fl, and the surrounding area.

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  13. East Africa: Data Shows Tesla Vehicle Crashes Dropped 40 Percent With AutopilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    ... accident involving a Tesla Model S driving with its Autopilot engaged. The accident, which took place May 7 in Williston, Fla., was the first known fatal crash involving a vehicle using ADAS based on computer software, sensors, cameras and radar. ...

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  14. Android Nougat on Galaxy PhonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | NewsFactor

    ... in a 2015 Tesla Model S died when it failed to spot a tractor-trailer crossing the car's path on a highway in Williston, Florida, near Gainesville. Tesla's Autopilot uses cameras, radar and computers to detect objects and automatically brake if the ...

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  15. Investigation Closed: Feds Take No Action in Fatal Tesla Autopilot CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Car & Driver

    ... Brown had engaged the Autopilot feature in his 2015 Tesla Model S as he traveled eastward along U.S. Highway 27 in Williston, Florida. Neither he nor the autonomous technology noticed when a tractor trailer made a left turn across the car's path. ...

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  16. U.S. Ends Probe of Tesla Fatal Crash Without Seeking RecallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | NewsFactor

    ... in a 2015 Tesla Model S died when it failed to spot a tractor-trailer crossing the car's path on a highway in Williston, Florida, near Gainesville. Tesla's Autopilot uses cameras, radar and computers to detect objects and automatically brake if the ...

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  17. Tesla Motors Inc Improved Safety by 40% With AutosteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Learn Bonds

    ... year, Joshua Brown was killed in a fatal accident when his 2015 Tesla Model S struck with a tractor-trailer in Williston, Florida. The Model S was being operated in Autopilot mode at the time of the collision. The agency was probing whether the ...

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  18. Tesla cars fitted with autopilot 40pc less likely to crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... in a 2015 Tesla Model S died when it failed to spot a tractor-trailer crossing the car's path on a highway in Williston, Florida, near Gainesville. Tesla's Autopilot uses cameras, radar and computers to detect objects and automatically brake if the ...

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  19. No defect found in Tesla 'Autopilot' system used in deadly Florida crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Day

    ... a false sense of security. The May collision occurred when a truck turned in front of a speeding Tesla driver in Williston, Florida. Tesla said at the time that "neither Autopilot nor the driver noticed the white side of the tractor trailer against ...

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  20. Data shows Tesla vehicle crashes dropped 40% with AutopilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | CIO

    ... accident involving a Tesla Model S driving with its Autopilot engaged. The accident , which took place May 7 in Williston, Fla., was the first known fatal crash involving a vehicle using ADAS based on computer software, sensors, cameras and radar. ...

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