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UF Self-Defense Device Rules Relaxed in Wake of Assaults

By on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 16, 2014 at 11:56 am

University of Florida students are taking safety into their own hands. Students are becoming more cautious about their daily routines and surroundings since three assaults occurred on or near UF’s campus over the last couple of weeks. According to the UF […]

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UF professor discusses life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

By and on January 18th, 2014 | Last updated: January 19, 2014 at 6:19 pm

Sharon Austin, director of UF African-American studies, shares her knowledge of the civil rights leader’s life and accomplishments.

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Marion County Land Owner And Conservationist Practices ‘Agriculture At Its Finest’

By on August 16th, 2013 | Last updated: August 16, 2013 at 11:55 am

Jeri Baldwin’s search ended when she found the 80 acres where Crones’ Cradle Conserve now sits in Citra. Then, some nearby timberland was put up for sale because the new equipment the timber company used did not pay for itself on a piece of land smaller than 400 acres.

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Anemia Linked To Increased Risk Of Dementia

By on August 9th, 2013 | Last updated: August 9, 2013 at 12:10 pm

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Researchers found that people who had anemia at the beginning of the study had a 41% higher risk of developing dementia than those who were not anemic.

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Free Back-To-School Immunization Clinic in Alachua County Aug. 3

By on August 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: August 2, 2013 at 7:01 am

The Alachua County Health Department is holding a back-to-school immunization clinic on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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Florida’s Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Launches Friday through Sunday

By on August 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: August 2, 2013 at 6:56 am

This year, personal computers and related accessories selling for up to $750 or less will also be tax exempt.

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Bob Graham Supports A New Environmental Conservation Amendment

By on July 24th, 2013 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 8:44 pm

Bob Graham and Progress Florida are working with Florida’s Water and Land Legacy Campaign to place a conservation amendment on Florida’s November 2014 ballot.

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Fourth of July Picnics Cost 72 Cents More Per Person Than Thanksgiving Meals, Survey Says

By on July 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: July 5, 2013 at 2:50 pm

A new price survey conducted by the American Farm Bureau Federation says the price of an Independence Day picnic costs slightly more than a Thanksgiving day meal.

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National Study Ranks UF College of Education

By on June 19th, 2013 | Last updated: June 19, 2013 at 6:31 pm

The University of Florida was ranked two-and-a-half out of four stars on a report released by the National Council on Teacher Quality.

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Stormless for 28 Years, Cedar Key Prepares for Andrea’s Landfall

By and on June 6th, 2013 | Last updated: June 6, 2013 at 11:21 am

Low-lying areas in the town can have flooding, with docks and other structures or buildings possibly experiencing damage. City Commissioner Pat O’Neal, who was also an emergency management director, said the city has made preparations and everything is ready in case the storm becomes serious.

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