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Van Poyck Execution

Van Poyck Execution

On Wednesday I headed up to the Florida state prison for another execution. William Van Poyck was accused of shooting and killing a prison guard back in the 80’s. The normal group of protesters gathered outside the prison in the area for those opposed to the death penalty. (A bus full of people from Palm Beach […]

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Going Green... Monster

Going Green… Monster

Gainesville had two local teams playing for the state baseball championship on Thursday in Ft. Myers. Just so happened to be played on the field where the Boston Red Sox have spring training. And from what I heard it’s an exact replica. I’ve never been to Boston, but at least I know what Fenway kind […]

7 years, 5 months ago Comments Off on Going Green… Monster
Late night run

Late night run

Florida students gathered for a not-so-typical 5k run. The gun went off at midnight. Meaning, about the time I usually hit the sack, I was driving to campus for an assignment. But like my boss said when he assigned it “it’s right up your ally.” It’s quite a challenge to shoot runners in the dark. […]

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Vote for Me

Vote for Me

On most election nights, a newspaper photographer will be driving across town trying to hit up as many candidate “watch parties” as possible. And crossing their fingers that they don’t miss getting a photo of the winner. It’s stressful, usually doesn’t make for good photos and we always seem to miss the newsroom pizza. That’s […]

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