Monthly Archives: January 2012

I-75 car crashes — Developing story coverage includes fire investigation, Shands trauma center, and I-75 repairs

The Sun continues to provide coverage of the Interstate 75 traffic tragedy. Examples of different stories include: “Sunday the busiest day ever for Shands trauma center” “Investigation continues for cause of fire at Paynes Prairie” “Some repairs needed for portions … Continue reading

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Alligator covers I-75 crashes with focus on UF student who drove through accident scene

Monday was The Alligator’s first newspaper following the multi-vehicle crashes on I-75 early Sunday morning. Read these two stories from The Alligator. The story that appears in the print edition of Monday’s Alligator was an updated version of the story … Continue reading

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I-75 crash story — traffic aspect of this breaking story

We’re continuing to follow the I-75 crash story. You’ll see that one aspect of the story — the impact on traffic on I-75 and U.S. 441 — is winding down. Other story lines will be the condition of accident victims, … Continue reading

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Shands HealthCare public relations involved in response to I-75 crashes

Victims of the multiple-vehicle accident on I-75 were taken to Shands HealthCare. Shands HealthCare has posted updates on its Newsroom page. This is another source for following this breaking story. Karen Dooley, one of our JOU 3109 lab instructors, is … Continue reading

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Follow breaking news story of crashes on I-75 near Paynes Prairie for discussion in lecture Tuesday

For Lab 4, you will be writing two versions of a breaking news story — one for immediate posting and one for the next day’s newspaper, including developments following the Web posting. To help prepare for that assignment, we discussed … Continue reading

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