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E-book Usage Increasing in Alachua County Libraries

By on December 18th, 2013 | Last updated: December 18, 2013 at 4:04 pm

In December, the Alachua County Library District is hosting its “Hands-On Handhelds” workshops to help teach the community about the library’s free digital materials.

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City and County Commission Discuss Future of Fire Station and GRU

By on December 9th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:54 pm

The Alachua County and Gainesville City Commissions held a special joint meeting Monday to discuss the future of Fire Station 19 and Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) Governance.

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Meet The Artists At The Downtown Festival And Art Show

By on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 3:13 pm

The 32nd annual Fall Downtown Festival and Art Show drew artists to Gainesville from around Florida and beyond.

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Downtown Festival Expected to Draw Diverse Artwork Because of Nationwide Acclaim

By on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 4:13 pm

This weekend’s 32nd annual Downtown Festival and Art Show in Gainesville climbed into the number-10 spot on Sunshine Artist magazine’s “200 Best” list of fine arts festivals, moving up three spaces from last year.

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Gainesville Researcher’s Python Trap Could Be Used In The Everglades

By on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 11:41 am

A wildlife biologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Research Center in Gainesville is conducting testing using a special trap he designed to capture pythons in Florida. The five pythons being used in the study were found wild in the Everglades.

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Governor Rick Scott Speaks to Mayo Residents About Shutdown

By , and on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 3:07 pm

The governor visited the Lafayette County Courthouse in Mayo to listen and discuss the concerns of the small town’s residents, including the federal government shutdown.

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How A Gainesville Biologist Plans To Solve Florida’s Python Problem

By on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 27, 2013 at 8:36 am

A wildlife biologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Research Center in Gainesville is one step closer to solving Florida’s python infestation.

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Gainesville Church Location Attempts To Exorcise Its Terry Jones Demons

By and on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 13, 2013 at 9:58 am

From GPD police chief to mayor Ed Braddy, Gainesville officials were happy Thursday to see a new tenant take over Pastor Terry Jones’ former church property. “Good Lord,” Braddy said, “it really weighed heavy on the men and women who are living here, raising children here.”

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