Author Archives: Brianna Donet

15 Years Later, ‘Harry Potter’ Fans Still Spellbound

By on August 30th, 2013 | Last updated: August 30, 2013 at 12:32 pm

This weekend marks the 15th anniversary of the U.S. release of the popular “Harry Potter” series. The books still casts spells in North Florida and elsewhere.

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Trader Joe’s opens in Gainesville

By on December 12th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:35 pm

Trader Joe’s, a national grocery store chain, made its debut in Gainesville at 8 a.m. to a crowd that braved the rain to line up outside the Butler Plaza location.

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New tattoo regulations could affect state industry, blood banks

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:35 pm

Florida’s tattoo industry will be regulated by state and local health departments as part of a new rule aimed at increasing blood donations.

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Dozens gather for candlelight vigils for Christian Aguilar in Gainesville and Miami

By on October 12th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:35 pm

A crowd of about 30 gathered Thursday night in Gainesville at the corner of University Avenue and NW 13th Street in a candlelight vigil for Christian Aguilar. The 7 p.m. vigil was held concurrently with one in Miami, where Aguilar’s family […]

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Marion County schools move toward digital textbooks

By on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:35 pm

Marion County schools are heeding the advice of Arne Duncan, U.S. education secretary, by slowly moving away from printed textbooks toward digital versions.

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Levin College of Law panel discusses 2012 election women’s issues

By on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:35 pm

A panel at the Levin College of Law Wednesday night discussed the role of women in this year’s presidential race. Representatives from both the Republican and Democratic parties were present.

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