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Graduation celebrations give Alachua County a reason to cheer

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Hotels are near occupancy and businesses are buzzing with families in Gainesville for graduation. Alachua County Tourism Development Director Roland Loog says the vibrant environment of the weekend makes it a profitable one for the area.

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Loog says spring graduation used to mark the beginning of a quiet season, but summer sports and related activities are now keeping the city alive year round.

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