Prescription drug possession a growing problem
A local Publix pharmacist decided to keep the medications he was supposed to be dispensing, and this afternoon..he’s behind bars because of it. 28-year-old Joshua Barton was caught on surveillance tape at the Hunters Crossing Publix this week stealing a bottle of the pain killing drug, hydrocodone. He had stolen 45 hundred dollars worth of drugs over a period of three months.
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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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