Author Archives: Dana Winter

Support for breast-feeding on rise in Gainesville and elsewhere

By on December 19th, 2012 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 3:21 pm

Breast-feeding can be a daunting task for a new mother. Across the nation, groups like La Leche League are bringing women together to help each other on a peer-to-peer basis.

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Blood need in Gainesville area constant

By on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Because of Gainesville’s hospital Shands being so prominent in health care for Florida, there is always a need for blood in the area to help with surgeries, trauma and cancer patients.

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Peaceful Paths hosts event helping those affected by domestic abuse

By on December 7th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 6:48 pm

Peaceful Paths has announced its annual Adopt-A-Family event where donors are paired with a domestic abuse-affected family and bring them gifts off of the family’s “wishlist.”

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Marion County Schools celebrate Veterans Day by staying in school

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:36 pm

Students and veterans involved in day dedicated to veterans.

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Alachua County begins processing absentee ballots

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:01 pm

The Alachua County Supervisor of Elections office has received more than 30,000 requests for absentee ballots. The Canvassing Board reviews these requests and has already returned more than 11,000.

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“The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” opens at Ocala theater

By on September 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:42 pm

The Ocala Civic Theatre presents “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” a Broadway musical about a bordello on a chicken farm.

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Armed suspect flees Shands Hospital

By on August 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:00 pm

UFPD continues its investigation of armed man in a Shands parking garage.

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Latest Gator gear for the fall football season

By on August 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:00 pm

WUFT reports on the new game day gear available this season.

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Power outage at polls didn’t stop voters

By on January 31st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:56 pm

An RTS bus hit a tree causing a limb to interfere with an electrical wire producing power outages at precincts 23 and 59. Although the power outage was brief, Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter says voting at those precincts continued […]

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