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Holi celebration to bring color to UF

By on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 9:57 pm

Holi, the Indian festival of colors, will be celebrated for the first time on the University of Florida campus March 30 on Hume Field.

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Profile: Mark Venzke

By on March 8th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:27 pm

Venzke has a lifelong interest in politics and improving neighborhoods. The latter interest springs from his having five bicycles stolen during the past 10 years in Gainesville. He’s running for mayor on March 19.

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Trayvon Martin and Florida, one year later: Protests, ‘stand your ground’ law, neighborhood watches

By on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 3:47 pm

A year ago Tuesday, Trayvon Martin was shot by George Zimmerman, a self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman, in Sanford. Martin died, and a national conversation shifted to self-defense policy, neighborhood watches and racial tensions.

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Tattoo parlors face cost hurdles to comply with new Florida statutes

By on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 3:21 pm

After a statue went into affect a year ago, tattoo parlors in Florida are now being held to higher standards when it comes to regulation.

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Gainesville’s entrepreneurial community sees great impact in Innovation Academy

By on January 14th, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 11:32 am

The University of Florida’s recently launched Innovation Academy is welcomed by other entrepreneurial ventures in Gainesville.

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