Author Archives: Courtney Allen

Gainesville Police Department step up checks on ‘critical infrastructure’ in wake of Boston bombing

By on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 2:28 pm

Gainesville and University police departments have been taking extra steps in screening for suspicious packages in light of the bombing at the Boston Marathon.

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Florida House committee passes bill to support programs to neuter, release feral cats

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 25, 2013 at 1:57 pm

A bill to support programs to capture, neuter and vaccinate feral cats, and return them to their original location passed a Florida House of Representatives subcommittee Wednesday. An Alachua County program already offers these services.

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Recent scooter accident raises safety concerns

By on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 3:15 pm

A recent scooter accident on North Main Street has raised concern about scooter safety in Gainesville. A 51-year-old woman was seriously injured when a motorist hit her scooter while making a turn into a gas station. She was not wearing a helmet.

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ASPCA helps in one of the largest animal cruelty cases in Florida

By on February 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:13 pm

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is taking steps to protect animals in the state of Florida. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Courtney Allen reports, the group is assisting several agencies in one of the largest animal cruelty […]

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