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Reentry tough for ex-inmates

Reentry tough for ex-inmates

Darby Moore and Dana Pederson | gargoyle@flagler.edu In the fall of 1983, a 18-year-old high school dropout accompanied her boyfriend and friends on a robbery in Coney Island, New ...

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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 s ...

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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 ...

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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 meditat ...

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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 h ...

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Flagler’s first masters program to entwine two cultures

Flagler’s first masters program to entwine two cultures

Flagler College’s plan for offering a master’s program in Deaf Education — the first for the school — will be less about adding another layer of academia to its credit, and more a ...

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PRSSA looks to smash cancer

PRSSA looks to smash cancer

By Jeff Batt and Montana Samuels | gargoyle@flagler.edu Looking for a fun-filled event to attend in St. Augustine this month? Look no further than the second annual PRSSA Cancer S ...

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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 so ...

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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 Bu ...

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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 wo ...

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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 ...

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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 b ...

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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, w ...

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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 ...

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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 t ...

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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 ...

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