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Ave Maria Teen Tests Positive for Travel-Related Zika Virus

Joseph Dauphinais began showing symptoms of the Zika virus after returning in July from a mission trip to Nicaragua. He is one of five new reported cases of Zika in Collier County, all of which were said to have been contracted overseas.

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Donahue Wins Season Opener with 36-0 Shutout

The Donahue Shamrocks opened their eight-man football season with a convincing win over Eastland Christian in Orlando.

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Many Changes as Donahue Academy Begins Its 10th Year

chrissmith1Chris Smith (left), who just moved to Ave Maria with his family from Jackson, Mich., is the academy's fourth headmaster in as many years and his staff has about a dozen new teachers.

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Donahue Football Season Begins Tonight; Coach Scanlon Optimistic

Coach Rich Scanlon says there are a lot of reasons to be excited about the new Donahue Shamrocks eight-man football season which begins Friday night with a game against Eastland Christian in Orlando.

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Obituary - Mercedes Cox, Longtime AMU Employee

mercedes125Mercedes Cox, who served as an administrative assistant in the Academic Affairs deartment of AMU for many years, has died at age 69 after battling cancer. There will be a funeral mass celebrated by Fr. Matthew Lamb at the Ave Maria oratory at noon, August 20.
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