New food pantry helps with hunger in the community
When the economy turns, it can be difficult to keep food on the table. The Florida Department of Education says more than 90 percent of students at Rawlings Elementary School are eligible for free or reduced lunch because of the economic situation at home… but as we head in to the summer months it can become harder for these children to get their daily meal. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown says one program new to the community is doing its best to fill in the gaps.
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A decades-old Gainesville landfill will soon be transformed into a functioning floodplain. The old landfill near the Gainesville Regional Airport has caused erosion and affected the quality of the local water for humans and wildlife. The $1.88 million project to remediate the landfill has been in progress since April, but the landfill has a history dating back more than half a century ago.
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By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida Taxi companies in Tallahassee and Broward County are suing the state over app-based transportation services, alleging that Florida officials aren’t requiring Uber and Lyft to prove that the way they calculate trip […]
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