- Associated Press - Monday, February 10, 2014

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PROSECUTION RESTS IN LOUD MUSIC KILLING CASE

The prosecution has rested in the case of a man accused of killing a 17-year-old during an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store. The defense case started Monday afternoon.

RUBIO TO PROPOSE HIGHER EDUCATION OVERHAUL

Florida’s Sen. Marco Rubio is addressing what he calls a “growing opportunity gap” between people with and without advanced educations. The possible 2016 Republican presidential contender is calling on Monday for state-accredited alternatives to four-year colleges and income-based repayments for college loans. Rubio also says Congress should establish an independent accrediting agency to assess free courses offered over the Internet and elsewhere as transferrable credits.

WOMAN WHO TRIED TO GET ON BASE RELEASED FROM JAIL

A woman accused of sneaking onto MacDill Air Force Base four times has been set free after pleading guilty to four counts of illegally entering a military facility and one count of illegally using a military ID badge. Court records show that 51-year-old Suzanne Jensen entered her plea Jan. 31 and was released last Tuesday, because she had already been in custody longer than her six-month sentence.

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN GOES ON TOUR

Bruce Springsteen will be making several stops in Florida, including Tampa and Fort Lauderdale, this year. The music icon announced a new set of U.S. tour dates Monday. His latest album, “High Hopes,” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart last.

1 DEAD IN NEW SMYRNA BEACH FIRE

A man’s body was found after firefighters put out a fire at a house in New Smyrna Beach late Sunday. The body was found near the front of the house.