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The Post-Journal
Bozzelli Hopes To Hit Stride Less Than 200 Miles From Homemy good weeks are really coming soon." A professional career wasn't always a s
Bozzelli Hopes To Hit Stride Less Than 200 Miles From Home
The Post-Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
my good weeks are really coming soon." A professional career wasn't always a sure thing for Bozzelli, who attended the University of Central Florida out of high school before transferring to Auburn University for 2009-10 school year. As a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Software to help UCF advisers keep students on trackanother alert. The student whose grades were strong a semester earlier but hav
Software to help UCF advisers keep students on track
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
another alert. The student whose grades were strong a semester earlier but have suddenly nosedived generates a warning. University of Central Florida academic advisers will soon get such real-time updates, thanks to new technology intended to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF downtown Orlando campus lands $1M giftThe University of Central Florida's downtown Orlando campus received a $1 milli
UCF downtown Orlando campus lands $1M gift
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
The University of Central Florida's downtown Orlando campus received a $1 million gift, leaving officials with $3 million left to fundraise, officials announced Monday. The downtown campus is expected to open in August 2018 after it received... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Chris Young is 'Coming Over' to CFE Arena in NovemberCountry music’s Chris Young will bring his I’m Coming Over Tour to the CFE Aren
Chris Young is 'Coming Over' to CFE Arena in November
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Country music’s Chris Young will bring his I’m Coming Over Tour to the CFE Arena at the University of Central Florida on Nov. 10. Tickets to see the Grammy-nominated singer go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 6. This tour is in support of Young’s... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Officials to release latest on UCF downtown campus MondayOrlando Mayor Buddy Dyer was scheduled to meet Monday with the presidents of th
Officials to release latest on UCF downtown campus Monday
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer was scheduled to meet Monday with the presidents of the University of Central Florida and Valencia College to discuss the latest plans for UCF’s downtown campus. The 68-acre campus will serve about 7,700 students from UCF... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Univ. of Central Florida wins college cyber defense competitioncontractor Raytheon, challenged students’ knowledge, skills and responses to hi
Univ. of Central Florida wins college cyber defense competition
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
contractor Raytheon, challenged students’ knowledge, skills and responses to high-pressure situations. The winner: The University of Central Florida. “Teamwork and communication are extremely important for CCDC. It is stressful handling... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Parents of UCF player say jury awarded them justiceEnock and Gisele Plancher, parents of University of Central Florida football pl
Parents of UCF player say jury awarded them justice
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Enock and Gisele Plancher, parents of University of Central Florida football player Ereck Plancher, said they felt an intense obligation to pray for hours after their legal victory. "We had to say thank you because we got justice," Gisele Plancher... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
FSU, UCF still haven't paid debt to dead players Devaughn Darling, Ereck Plancheris employed by Cal, which recently acknowledged liability for Agu's death and a
FSU, UCF still haven't paid debt to dead players Devaughn Darling, Ereck Plancher
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
is employed by Cal, which recently acknowledged liability for Agu's death and agreed to pay his family $4.75 million. "The University of Central Florida, on the other hand, had $21 million worth of insurance coverage, and we're still in litigation... Read more
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Sports Grid
The Jaguars Are About To Be Your New Bandwagon Teamof the London move, started in modest. Gabbert was substituted in an in-state h
The Jaguars Are About To Be Your New Bandwagon Team
Sports Grid / Posted 2 days ago
of the London move, started in modest. Gabbert was substituted in an in-state hero, Blake Bortles, who had just put University of Central Florida football on the map. TJ Yeldon, part of one of Alabama’s many national title teams, was drafted... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tia Mitchell: Public universities like UNF stand to win with incoming Senate president Negronnationally. He spent time at Florida International University, one of the count
Tia Mitchell: Public universities like UNF stand to win with incoming Senate president Negron
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
nationally. He spent time at Florida International University, one of the country’s few Hispanic-majority universities, and University of Central Florida, which has the nation’s largest undergraduate enrollment. Negron said he was impressed by... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defenseORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer stu
Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defense
Naples Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer students have got your number. A team of UCF computer science students won a nationwide cyber defense competition for a third year in a row. UCF's Collegiate Cyber Defense... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defenseORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer stu
Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defense
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer students have got your number. A team of UCF computer science students won a nationwide cyber defense competition for a third year in a row. UCF's Collegiate Cyber Defense... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defenseORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer stu
Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defense
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer students have got your number. A team of UCF computer science students won a nationwide cyber defense competition for a third year in a row. UCF's Collegiate Cyber Defense... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defenseORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer stu
Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defense
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 3 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer students have got your number. A team of UCF computer science students won a nationwide cyber defense competition for a third year in a row. UCF's Collegiate Cyber Defense... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defenseORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer stu
Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defense
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer students have got your number. A team of UCF computer science students won a nationwide cyber defense competition for a third year in a row. UCF's Collegiate Cyber Defense... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defenseORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer stu
Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defense
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 3 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer students have got your number. A team of UCF computer science students won a nationwide cyber defense competition for a third year in a row. UCF's Collegiate Cyber Defense... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defenseORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer stu
Hackers beware: UCF students are champs in cyber defense
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hackers beware. University of Central Florida computer students have got your number. A team of UCF computer science students won a nationwide cyber defense competition for a third year in a row. UCF's Collegiate Cyber Defense... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Muslim Student Association at the University of Central Florida Mohammed Mohammed, leads the prayer service for the at Free Speech Lawn next
Muslim Student Association at the University of Central Florida
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Mohammed Mohammed, leads the prayer service for the at Free Speech Lawn next to the UCF Library, on Friday, April 29,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Muslim students at UCF seek to dispel stereotypes with public prayera voice softly repeated the Arabic words "Allahu akbar," or "God is great." The
Muslim students at UCF seek to dispel stereotypes with public prayer
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
a voice softly repeated the Arabic words "Allahu akbar," or "God is great." Then, the sound of rustling spread across a University of Central Florida lawn Friday as 100 Muslim students knelt in prayer. Otherwise, all was quiet outside the John... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Cybersecurity contests at colleges aren't just gamesinformation on employees or customers. But before he began his career three ye
Cybersecurity contests at colleges aren't just games
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
information on employees or customers. But before he began his career three years ago, he honed his cybersecurity chops at University of Central Florida, competing for — and winning — national battles that dropped him and teammates into real-world... Read more
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Officer.com
Florida Police Chief Defends 'Middle Eastern' AlertORLANDO, Florida -- A day after a University of Central Florida library was eva
Florida Police Chief Defends 'Middle Eastern' Alert
Officer.com / Posted 4 days ago
ORLANDO, Florida -- A day after a University of Central Florida library was evacuated because of reports of a "Middle Eastern" gunwoman, university police defended their response. UCF Police Department Chief Richard Beary said Wednesday that he was... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Robot lessons help sick children learn math— missed a lot of school, falling behind his peers. To bridge the gap, tutor Me
Robot lessons help sick children learn math
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
— missed a lot of school, falling behind his peers. To bridge the gap, tutor Megan Nickels — an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida — has captured his attention through robots. To make robots, it turns out, kids need math. "I... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Robbery leads to standoff, arrest overnightto talk a robbery suspect out of his car overnight. Orange County deputies had
Robbery leads to standoff, arrest overnight
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
to talk a robbery suspect out of his car overnight. Orange County deputies had to shut down University Boulevard near the University of Central Florida for hours. Deputies identified the suspect as Leslie Gopher, 37. He was arrested after... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Crowded race for Congress is wide openparty, it does tend to draw … a large crowd of challengers, because everybody k
Crowded race for Congress is wide open
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
party, it does tend to draw … a large crowd of challengers, because everybody knows an open seat is easiest to win," said University of Central Florida political scientist Aubrey Jewett. One potential contender decided against joining the race... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Actress turns cancer fight and career triumph into cabaretdeveloping breast cancer. "I gave myself 30 seconds to freak out," recalled Kn
Actress turns cancer fight and career triumph into cabaret
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
developing breast cancer. "I gave myself 30 seconds to freak out," recalled Knight, an Orlando native and graduate of the University of Central Florida. "All I could think was, 'I have grenades in my chest and I don't know when they will go... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF official is a candidate for West Virginia State University presidentbetween three finalists who gets the job as early as Thursday, according to the
UCF official is a candidate for West Virginia State University president
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
between three finalists who gets the job as early as Thursday, according to the newspaper. Jenkins has worked at the University of Central Florida since Jan. 5, 2015 and is paid $188,000 a year as the associate vice president of student... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Wackadoo's will lose spot in UCF Student Unionits storefront, the school announced this week. The business co-owners Dean Mo
Wackadoo's will lose spot in UCF Student Union
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
its storefront, the school announced this week. The business co-owners Dean Monaco and Scott Kaylor, who both attended the University of Central Florida, were vocal fighting to keep their location earlier this school year. The changes are coming... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Could UCF Student Union get a major expansion?Inside the building that marks the center of the University of Central Florida,
Could UCF Student Union get a major expansion?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Inside the building that marks the center of the University of Central Florida, the fast food restaurants are bustling with lines, the tables filled, the study spaces crammed. Good luck finding an empty seat. "Unfortunately our Student Union is a... Read more
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Ball State Daily News
LinkedIn develops new app to help students find jobsWalker said. Prior to the launch, LinkedIn test piloted the app with students
LinkedIn develops new app to help students find jobs
Ball State Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Walker said. Prior to the launch, LinkedIn test piloted the app with students at San Jose State University and the University of Central Florida, according to the app announcement. Brandon Smith is the director of the Academic Project... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
WFTV reporter apologizes for 'metal detector-gate'anything can happen. WFTV-Channel 9 reporter Karla Ray learned that lesson in
WFTV reporter apologizes for 'metal detector-gate'
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
anything can happen. WFTV-Channel 9 reporter Karla Ray learned that lesson in reporting on a possible gunwoman at the University of Central Florida on Tuesday afternoon. She mistook an anti-theft device at the library for a metal detector,... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
UCF police chief defends response to reports of gunwomanA day after a University of Central Florida library was evacuated because of re
UCF police chief defends response to reports of gunwoman
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
A day after a University of Central Florida library was evacuated because of reports of a "Middle Eastern" gunwoman, university police defended their response. UCF Police Department Chief Richard Beary said Wednesday that he was "sorry" the alert... Read more
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Raw Story
Florida college cops criticized after bogus gun scare over ‘Middle Eastern’ womanPolice at the University of Central Florida were on the defensive on Wednesday
Florida college cops criticized after bogus gun scare over ‘Middle Eastern’ woman
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
Police at the University of Central Florida were on the defensive on Wednesday amid questions over a gun scare prompted by a student’s account of a “panicky and shaky” woman she described as wearing a Muslim hijab, WKMG-TV reported. “I thought it... Read more
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The Huffington Post
UCF Gun Scare Sparked By Rumors After Someone Reported A Muslim Woman In LibraryA brief lockdown on the University of Central Florida campus Tuesday over uncon
UCF Gun Scare Sparked By Rumors After Someone Reported A Muslim Woman In Library
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
A brief lockdown on the University of Central Florida campus Tuesday over unconfirmed reports of someone with a gun was partially prompted by a student calling 911 after she and her friend saw a Muslim woman at the library whom they deemed... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF police chief defends response to reports of gunwomanA day after a University of Central Florida library was evacuated because of re
UCF police chief defends response to reports of gunwoman
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
A day after a University of Central Florida library was evacuated because of reports of a gunwoman, university police defended their response to the social media post of a woman with a gun. UCF Police Department Chief Richard Beary said Wednesday... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
UCF Police Department: Our response to campus gun scare was not perfectORLANDO, Fla. - The University of Central Florida Police Department said Wednes
UCF Police Department: Our response to campus gun scare was not perfect
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 5 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. - The University of Central Florida Police Department said Wednesday that its response to a possible gunwoman on campus was imperfect, especially since an officer's weapon accidentally discharged. UCFPD released a statement recapping... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
UCF police to address media on response to report of person with gunPolice at the University of Central Florida on Wednesday plan to address the me
UCF police to address media on response to report of person with gun
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
Police at the University of Central Florida on Wednesday plan to address the media about the response to Tuesday's incident at the campus library. According to UCF police, the department learned of a social media post about a person with a gun... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Students question wording in UCF gun scare alertORLANDO, Fla. - A gun scare at the University of Central Florida has students q
Students question wording in UCF gun scare alert
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. - A gun scare at the University of Central Florida has students questioning the wording in the alert sent out to students. Students were forced on Tuesday to evacuate the campus library after an alert posted on UCF's website and sent... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
UCF police respond to library following report of gunwomanORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Campus police say they've evacuated the University of Cent
UCF police respond to library following report of gunwoman
WJHG Panama City / Posted 6 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Campus police say they've evacuated the University of Central Florida library following unconfirmed reports of a woman with a gun. UCF police posted on their official Twitter page Tuesday afternoon that they received a social... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando painter, Crossroads Project spotlighted on WUCF"It's a communication project that seeks to use and leverage the arts in servic
Orlando painter, Crossroads Project spotlighted on WUCF
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
"It's a communication project that seeks to use and leverage the arts in service of communicating just some very critical ideas about global sustainability and climate change." University of Central Florida students recently took part in the proje... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Orange County sheriff's deputies shoot man during domestic disputeORLANDO, Fla. - Orange County sheriff's deputies shot a man late Tuesday while
Orange County sheriff's deputies shoot man during domestic dispute
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. - Orange County sheriff's deputies shot a man late Tuesday while investigating a domestic dispute near the University of Central Florida. The man, identified by authorities as Joseph Heid, 38, survived the shooting, which happened... Read more
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First Coast News
Social media posts lead to UCF library lockdown, police sayORLANDO, Fla. —The scene was cleared Tuesday following reports of a possible pe
Social media posts lead to UCF library lockdown, police say
First Coast News / Posted 6 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. —The scene was cleared Tuesday following reports of a possible person with a gun at the University of Central Florida. The University of Central Florida and University of Central Florida Police Department sent an alert message Tuesday... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
UCF campus groups react to false report of person with gunWESH 2 News is working to figure out what happened Tuesday when the University
UCF campus groups react to false report of person with gun
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
WESH 2 News is working to figure out what happened Tuesday when the University of Central Florida sent an alert to students, warning them about a possible gunman at the school's library. The incident has opened up conversation on a delicate topic.... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Students react to gun scare at UCF, want to know what led to threatFor students inside the John C. Hitt Library at the University of Central Flori
Students react to gun scare at UCF, want to know what led to threat
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
For students inside the John C. Hitt Library at the University of Central Florida, it was a frightening moment as police yelled at them to get out after reports of an armed woman in the building. Students said they were alerted several ways to... Read more
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TribLIVE
New swing rejuvenates Joyceto a star. Last winter in Tampa, Fla. — where Joyce makes his offseason home —
New swing rejuvenates Joyce
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
to a star. Last winter in Tampa, Fla. — where Joyce makes his offseason home — he worked with Bobby Tewksbary at the University of Central Florida and at a batting-cage facility called the “Stance Doctor” in St. Petersburg, Fla. Donaldson,... Read more
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The Huffington Post
UCF Wants To Make Sure Students Know A Possible Gunman Might Be Middle EasternOn Tuesday afternoon, the University of Central Florida sent out an emergency n
UCF Wants To Make Sure Students Know A Possible Gunman Might Be Middle Eastern
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 days ago
On Tuesday afternoon, the University of Central Florida sent out an emergency notification to students letting them know a possible gunman was on campus. The university also thought it'd be wise to point out the person might be Middle Eastern... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Police investigate possible gunman at UCFCampus police say they've found no threat at the University of Central Florida
Police investigate possible gunman at UCF
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 6 days ago
Campus police say they've found no threat at the University of Central Florida library following unconfirmed reports of a man or woman with a gun. UCF police posted on their official Twitter page Tuesday afternoon that campus operations were... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Univ. of Central Florida's library locked down as police look for gunwomanAccording to the University of Central Florida Police Department, its main libr
Univ. of Central Florida's library locked down as police look for gunwoman
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 6 days ago
According to the University of Central Florida Police Department, its main library was locked down Tuesday afternoon due to social media reports of a gunwoman inside of the library. By 5 p.m., the police said that normal operations have resumed at... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Univ. of Central Florida's library locked down as police look for gunwomanAccording to the University of Central Florida Police Department, its main libr
Univ. of Central Florida's library locked down as police look for gunwoman
KIVI Boise / Posted 6 days ago
According to the University of Central Florida Police Department, its main library was locked down Tuesday afternoon due to social media reports of a gunwoman inside of the library. By 5 p.m., the police said that normal operations have resumed at... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Brooke Dawkins' death gave others life23, 2014, when she was struck by a pickup truck on Alafaya Trail as she walked
Brooke Dawkins' death gave others life
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
23, 2014, when she was struck by a pickup truck on Alafaya Trail as she walked back to her sorority house on campus at the University of Central Florida. Not all families of donors want to meet organ recipients. "It's a personal decision and hard... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
UCF police give all clear after reports of gunwoman in libraryORLANDO, Fla. - Police at the University of Central Florida have given the all
UCF police give all clear after reports of gunwoman in library
Local 10 Miami / Posted 6 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. - Police at the University of Central Florida have given the all clear after they received an unconfirmed report of a gunwoman at the main campus library on Tuesday afternoon that was posted on social media. The alert posted on UCF's... Read more
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