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Alachua County Teacher Refuses To Give Standardized Test

By on September 11th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 7:13 pm

An Alachua County teacher is refusing to administer a state-mandated test to her students.

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Hawthorne Residents Voice Concerns With Development Plans

By and on September 5th, 2014 | Last updated: September 5, 2014 at 6:26 pm

Southeast Alachua County landowners discuss Plum Creek Timber Company’s proposal to develop parts of the city and express their concerns.

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Tools Stolen From Alachua Habitat For Humanity

By on November 19th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 5:07 pm

After two break-ins at Alachua Habitat for Humanity projects, the organization is making changes to the way it stores equipment.

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Demand For ‘Good Bacteria’ Expected To Continue Increasing

By on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 5:48 pm

Probiotics are a bacterial health supplement mainly used to treat digestive problems. Researchers are looking into additional health benefits from using probiotics as the demand for them increases.

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Skeletal remains found in Ocala

By on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 5:31 pm

A skeleton was discovered in a tent in Ocala Sunday night. The remains give no indication as to what happened, authorities said.

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Environmental work begins at Newnans Lake

By on December 13th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 2:58 pm

Mechanical harvesters spent part of the week at the Powers Park access channel on Newnans lake, two miles east of Gainesville.

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Alachua County volunteers participate in virtual cemetery project

By and on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 4, 2012 at 2:29 pm

The Alachua County Virtual Cemetery Project is preserving the county’s past by cleaning gravestones and posting photos online.

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Home repair funds available for local families, application process now open

By on November 28th, 2012 | Last updated: November 29, 2012 at 9:36 am

Applications for the federally funded Homeowner Rehabiliation Program are now available to help repair health and safety violations in homes of those who may not be able to afford it.

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Gainesville’s St. Francis food collections down for Thanksgiving

By on November 15th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 3:55 pm

On Thanksgiving Day each year, the St. Francis House uses food and money donations from the community in order to provide the homeless with a full Thanksgiving dinner. But this year, they are looking at nearly bare cupboards.

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