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Unlicensed Concealing of Weapons During Emergencies Bill Passes House

By on April 11th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 5:45 pm

The bill passed in the house with a vote of 80-36 Friday afternoon.

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Yard Dispute Leads To Fatal Shooting In Northwest Gainesville

By and on March 31st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 4:01 pm

A 47-year-old Alachua county man was fatally shot Monday afternoon after an argument with his neighbor. The suspect was booked into the Alachua County Jail early this morning on charges of first degree murder.

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Newberry Company’s Organic Toothpaste Part of Growing Market

By on March 18th, 2014 | Last updated: March 19, 2014 at 9:07 pm

Coldstream Naturals, a Newberry-based company, is one of the first to enter the organic personal care market with their line of mouth washes and tooth creams.

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Skydiving Student Hopes To Land On Feet Month After Accident

By on February 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 26, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Raquel Rizkalla’s 10th skydive jump ended in severe injury when she failed to properly steer her parachute for landing. The 19-year-old UF sophomore hit a metal fence, causing broken ribs, a shattered pelvis and a broken femur. A month later, the teen looks forward to jumping again even though she can’t currently walk.

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Manatee County Animal Shelter Quarantined, Four Dogs Euthanized Due to Disease

By on January 31st, 2014 | Last updated: January 31, 2014 at 9:25 am

Four dogs were euthanized and a Manatee County animal shelter was put under quarantine for a week due to canine parvovirus infections earlier this month.

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