U.S. & Israel Paused but Ready to Strike Syrian Military Targets

September 15, 2013 in Top News, World News

U.S. forces arrived ready for  possible strikes against Syrian military targets as the Yom Kippur holiday approached, but have pulled back at least temporarily as diplomatic talks appear to hold […]

Wendy Considering Run for Governor of Texas

September 15, 2013 in Top News, U.S. News

Dallas — State Sen. Wendy Davis (D- Fort Worth), a new star in Texas politics, is considering a run for governor of Texas. She aims to dispel the idea that […]

Stagnation Leaves U.S. Lagging in World Education Achievement

August 18, 2013 in Top News, U.S. News

Educational achievement in the United States is slipping significantly behind compared to advances in other developed countries according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s “Education at a Glance […]

Federal Health IT Aid Offers Rural U.S. Job Gains

August 13, 2013 in Top News, U.S. News

Representatives of the Departments of Health and Human Services, Agriculture, and Education have teamed up to work on a pilot initiative to expand support for health information technology infrastructure and […]

Arctic Methane Burp May Slam World Economy

July 28, 2013 in Green, Top News

Methane release, due to ice melting in the Arctic, is likely to have a devastating impact on the world economy according to scientists studying the issue. Expected release of methane […]

Second Rabies Alert Issued for Marion County in July

July 28, 2013 in Ocala News, Top News

Florida’s Department of Public Health issued a second rabies alert for an area just west of the Ocala city limits in Marion County. This is in response to a raccoon […]

Rabies Alert Issued for North Marion County

July 22, 2013 in Ocala News, Top News

OCALA, Fla. — A rabies alert has been issued for the area just north of Ocala in Marion County. According to the Florida Department of Health, the alert is in […]

Test Tube Baby Births Easier With New Genetic Sequencing Technique

July 22, 2013 in Technology, Top News

July 8, Dr. Dagan Wells of the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at the University of Oxford, UK announced the first birth achieved by analyzing embryos using a new genome sequencing […]

Immigration Battle Seems Heedless of Economic Boons to Americans

July 18, 2013 in Politics, Top News

A bi-partisan effort in the U.S. Senate passed the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” in a 68–32 vote June 27. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office estimates S. […]

Zimmerman Acquitted but May Face Civil Rights Charges

July 14, 2013 in Top News, U.S. News

SANFORD, Fla. — July 13, George Zimmerman was acquitted on second degree murder and manslaughter charges related to the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012. Purportedly, Martin was walking […]

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