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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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Arts and culture organizations bolster Alachua County economy

By on September 25th, 2012 | Last updated: September 26, 2012 at 12:54 pm

Research shows nonprofit arts and culture organizations to have a large positive impact economically for Alachua county providing $85.5 million in total economic activity during 2010 and supporting more than 2,000 full-time jobs.

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Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative awards two Alachua County schools

By on September 24th, 2012 | Last updated: September 26, 2012 at 9:46 am

First lady Michelle Obama’s focus on improving the quality of food in schools has brought attention to the need for Alachua County kids to eat healthier.

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Gainesville Firefighters and residents remember 9/11 on anniversary

By on September 11th, 2012 | Last updated: September 11, 2012 at 3:13 pm

Gainesville firefighters gathered Tuesday morning at Station No. 1 to honor the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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