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USF Bans New Grads From Taking Selfies

After years of sleepless study nights, sitting in long lectures and intense finals, it’s time for college seniors to graduate. As much as students at one Florida school would love to document the very moment when walk across the stage to accept their diploma, university officials have put their foot down on the #Selfie game.

04/24/2014

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Researchers Study Sharks’ Sense Of Smell, Vision

If a shark’s nose was plugged, would it still be able to hunt? Some scientists say yes.

04/02/2014

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Autopsy: Wrong Way Driver Had Double State’s Legal Limit Of Alcohol

An autopsy has revealed that the Tampa man who killed four people and himself had more than twice the state’s legal limit of alcohol in his system.

03/10/2014

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UM Among Top 100 Universities For Patents In 2012

The University of Miami is among five Florida universities ranked among the top 100 universities in the world for patents. The National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association said UM ranked No. 92 with 21 patents in 2012.

12/22/2013

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Court Strikes Down University Gun Rule

A splintered appeals court ruled Tuesday that state universities cannot bar students from storing guns in their cars while on campus.

CBS Miami–12/11/2013

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Football In Florida Turning Into Soap Opera

The legendary comedy “Blazing Saddles” featured the line, “What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here.” While that line was uttered in the 1970’s, it perfectly fits the state of college and pro football in Florida.

CBS Miami–11/04/2013

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Weather Delay For South Florida Vs. Michigan State

The South Florida and Michigan State game had to be delayed due to bad weather.

09/07/2013

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USF Students Warned About Series Of Home Invasions, Sex Assaults

Students at the University of South Florida in Tampa are being warned about a series of home invasions and sexual assaults near the campus.

CBS Miami–09/06/2013

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Researchers Finish First Phase Of Grave Excavations

Two skeletons of children have been exhumed in the first phase of excavations at a former reform school with a history of extreme abuse.

09/03/2013

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USF Researchers Begin Dig For Remains Of Reform School Boys

Dozens of graves will be exhumed at a former Panhandle reform school where horrific beatings have been reported.

08/31/2013

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