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Bike Fatalities On The Rise

By on October 28th, 2014 | Last updated: October 28, 2014 at 6:34 pm

Bicycle accident fatalities are on the rise in Florida, with head injuries as the leading cause of death. Experts are urging bicyclists to wear their helmets and motorists to follow the laws.

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Plane Rerouted from Gainesville to Jacksonville Airport

By and on September 9th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 1:02 pm

An American Eagle jet that was scheduled to land at Gainesville Regional Airport Sunday night was unexpectedly diverted to the Jacksonville International Airport. Both the airline and the airport are still not sure exactly why this happened but passengers of […]

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Elderly fall victim to Medicare scam, identity theft

By on April 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 18, 2013 at 4:37 pm

Senior citizens are falling victim to a new Medicare scam that leads to identity theft.

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70 Balloons Project raises UF awareness of Syrian conflict

By on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 10:05 pm

Sameer Saboungi released 70 black balloons Thursday, letting them fly high above the Plaza of the Americas and simultaneously raising awareness of the Syrian conflict.

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Hawthorne economy struggling a year after Georgia-Pacific plant closing

By on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 3:34 pm

More than a year after the closing of the Georgia-Pacific plywood mill in the small town of Hawthorne, Fla., the city is still experiencing tough economic times.

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