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Florida: Sun, fun…and human trafficking

Florida: Sun, fun…and human trafficking

By Shelby Gardiner, Shelby Gillis and Nikki Ross | gargoyle@flagler.edu Officials in Orlando and Miami earlier this week voted to require massage parlors and strip clubs to post signs aimed at raising ...

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High-stakes debate: Fantasy sports under fire

High-stakes debate: Fantasy sports under fire

By Will Sandman | gargoyle@flagler.edu Cody Manmiller has no doubt about it. Daily fantasy sports is all about luck, not skill. “Based on how the laws are right now, it should be illegal,” said Manmil ...

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Changing lives through yoga

Changing lives through yoga

By Taylor Bush and Susan Boswell | gargoyle@flagler.edu Prisons, rehabs and juvenile detention centers are not typical classroom settings for the breathing, stretching and meditating of a yoga studio, ...

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Burrito blues at Chipotle

Burrito blues at Chipotle

By Jamie Coulson and Jeff Batt | gargoyle@flagler.edu Chipotle Mexican Grill, the fast-food restaurant with a cult-like following, has taken a beating in recent weeks. Its stock has plunged by 21 perc ...

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Using bedtime stories to tackle math

Using bedtime stories to tackle math

By Murphy Stidham and Kathleen Bajalia | gargoyle@flagler.edu Counting more than just sheep before sleep can help parents teach their children math skills. A new iPad app turns solving math problems i ...

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Share of black judges drops

Share of black judges drops

By Murphy Stidham | gargoyle@flagler.edu Since taking office in January 2011, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has appointed a lower percentage of black judges than his predecessors Jeb Bush and Charlie Crist. ...

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Hundreds of homeless students in St. Johns County

Hundreds of homeless students in St. Johns County

By Montana Samuels | gargoyle@flagler.edu The five-year spike of homeless students enrolling in St. Johns County schools has begun to taper off, but some experts fear the trend won’t last. “I think th ...

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Microplastics: A macro threat

Microplastics: A macro threat

By Shelby Gillis and Richard Zarrilli | gargoyle@flagler.edu Eight trillion microbeads enter into marine habitats every day in the United States alone. That’s enough to cover over 300 tennis courts ev ...

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Engineering a hangover

Engineering a hangover

By Nikki Ross and Shelby Gardiner | gargoyle@flagler.edu Imagine getting a hangover. From pizza. This is what Devin Mooneyhan, a farmer in Starke, Florida, experienced before he became diagnosed with ...

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One third of murders unsolved

One third of murders unsolved

By Susan Boswell | gargoyle@flagler.edu Six years after his father’s murder, Ryan Backmann hasn’t given up hope on the unsolved case. In 2009, Backmann’s father, Cliff Backmann, was shot and killed du ...

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Attacks on police stir debate

Attacks on police stir debate

By Taylor Long | gargoyle@flagler.edu Okaloosa County Deputy Sheriff Bill Myers had just dropped off a domestic violence injunction at a lawyer's office in Shalimar, Florida, when a man came from behi ...

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Neighborhood’s remarkable birthright: Free tuition

Neighborhood’s remarkable birthright: Free tuition

By Montana Samuels | gargoyle@flagler.edu It’s a cloudy day, with rain coming down for most of the morning. Small houses, some with clean, landscaped yards are sprinkled in with the majority that rema ...

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Prescription pills: Deceptively dangerous

Prescription pills: Deceptively dangerous

By Darby Moore | gargoyle@flagler.edu Most people believe illegal drugs are most likely to lead to addiction. This common-held belief is no longer true when considering modern-day substance abuse. Yet ...

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