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Helen Warren Defeats Annie Orlando In Run-Off Race

By , and on April 8th, 2014 | Last updated: April 8, 2014 at 10:56 pm

Helen Warren wins Gainesville City Commission At-large Seat 2 in run-off election against Annie Orlando on Tuesday night.

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St. Nicholas, Santa’s predecessor, celebrated worldwide Dec. 6

By on December 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 7:54 pm

Communities around the world will celebrate St. Nicholas today. This secret gift giver served as an eventual model for Santa Claus.

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Alachua County volunteers participate in virtual cemetery project

By and on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 4, 2012 at 2:29 pm

The Alachua County Virtual Cemetery Project is preserving the county’s past by cleaning gravestones and posting photos online.

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Artist Mindy Lighthipe and others display work at Local Artist Trunk Show

By on November 18th, 2012 | Last updated: November 19, 2012 at 11:30 am

Harn Museum of Art visitors experienced work from local artists on Sunday.

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UF political science professors preview nationwide races

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 4:21 pm

Blue or red, donkey or elephant, Democrat or Republican — Tuesday voters nationwide will be making decisions for local, state and national elections.

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District 3 voters to choose between Calderwood and Hutchinson

By on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:54 pm

Voters in District 3 have a choice between two experienced candidates.

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Lily Pad out, Artsy Abode in at Oaks Mall

By on October 24th, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 11:27 am

Artsy Abode will open its Gainesville location this Friday, replacing the Lily Pad at the Oaks Mall.

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UF presidential search continues with interview preparation

By on October 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:03 pm

The UF Presidential Search Committee’s campus interview subcommittee plans tour locations and questions for potential interviewees.

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Radon Action Week brings awareness to Alachua County

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 17, 2012 at 10:44 am

The awareness week hopes to draw attention to radium, a radioactive and carcinogenic element, found in Alachua County soil.

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H.J. Herrera and other artists flock to Gainesville for festival

By on October 14th, 2012 | Last updated: October 15, 2012 at 10:07 am

The sight of one-of-a-kind pieces, the smell of kettle corn wafting through the air and the sounds of laughter and conversation came from the young and old this weekend at the 31st annual Gainesville Downtown Festival & Art Show.

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