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A no trespassing sign is posted along a wall surrounding Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla., Oct. 1, 2023. (Gabriel Velasquez Neira/WUFT News)

Jim RosicaAugust 29, 2018

Sean Shaw, the Democratic nominee for Attorney General, on Wednesday added his voice to those condemning GOP gubernatorial hopeful and congressman Ron DeSantis. On FOX News earlier in the day, DeSantis – who won the Republican primary Tuesday night – commented on his Democratic counterpart, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum. “The last thing we need to do is […]

Jim RosicaAugust 29, 2018

FOX News announced that Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum would appear on the network later Wednesday as it distanced itself from a controversial statement made by Republican candidate Ron DeSantis on an earlier program. After that appearance, host Sandra Smith did a follow-up segment on “America’s Newsroom.” “A little while ago we had Ron DeSantis, the Republican nominee […]

Staff ReportsAugust 29, 2018

Republican candidate for Governor Ron DeSantis put a “monkey” on his back, making what opponents are calling a racist comment about Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum on Fox News Monday morning. “To make sure that we continue Florida going in a good direction, let’s build off the success we’ve had (with) Gov. (Rick) Scott,” said DeSantis, […]

Staff ReportsOctober 6, 2016

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Thursday called on Florida facilities that provide monkeys for animal research labs to prevent escapes as Hurricane Matthew approaches. PETA focused its concern on monkey farms in Hendry County, in the middle of the state south of Lake Okeechobee. “Thousands of monkeys are warehoused at these laboratories, and PETA’s investigation … revealed […]


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