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Researchers say Gainesville, Fla., is America's 'pirate capital'

Gainesville, home of the University of Florida, is also home to some of the most eager music pirates, says a data-tracking group.

By October 3, 2012

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FLA-led Foxconn audit finds violations, fixes promised

The first report on Foxconn's Chinese factories from the Fair Labor Association says the Apple manufacturer violated standards in working hours and compensation, but plans to make changes to fix those things.

By March 29, 2012

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Ahead of report, FLA chief says Foxconn has 'tons of issues'

The Fair Labor Association's full report on working conditions at Foxconn factories is due next month, but its CEO says the group has already spotted trouble.

By February 17, 2012

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FLA chief calls Foxconn facilities 'first class'

Head of organization inspecting Apple's supplier plants tells Reuters that an uptick in worker suicides may be related to boredom.

By February 15, 2012

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Cell phone takes bullet for gas station clerk

During a robbery in Winter Garden, Fla., a gunman fires at a gas station clerk, and the Sprint HTC in the clerk's shirt pocket takes the blow.

By October 29, 2013

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Florida police use cameras to track cars in red-light districts

In the infamous town of Sanford, Fla., police decide to photograph license plates of those suspected of seeking out prostitutes and then send the registered owners of the cars a warning letter.

By October 15, 2013

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Bill Gates' reported $8.7M Florida equestrian estate

The Microsoft founder has a new equestrian-friendly family home in Wellington, Fla., that serves as the training ground for his showjumping daughter.

By July 1, 2013

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Online home-cleaning service Homejoy expands rapidly, hits 31 cities

The Y Combinator startup that connects cleaners to clients has been spreading to new cities quickly, and marks a milestone with simultaneous launches in Saint Louis and Orlando, Fla.

By October 4, 2013

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D'oh! Universal Orlando opens real-life 'Simpsons' Springfield

Feel like a Krusty Burger and a Duff? Head over to Simpsons Fast Food Boulevard in Orlando, Fla., for a taste of "Simpsons"-style fare.

By June 6, 2013

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Homeless man charges cell phone in park, jailed

A man in Sarasota, Fla., ends up in jail after being found at a public picnic shelter charging his cell phone.

By November 13, 2012