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9-Year-Old Inspires Children’s Book Character

By on April 8th, 2014 | Last updated: April 8, 2014 at 5:17 pm

Local author Shelley Fraser Mickle published her newest book in February. Nine-year-old Audrey Allen is the inspiration for the main character.

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Students Run Colored in Orange and Blue

By on February 24th, 2014 | Last updated: February 26, 2014 at 1:54 pm

Clouds of orange and blue cornstarch rained down on more than 1,000 University of Florida students and some members of the Gainesville community as they ran through Fraternity Row, leaving Flavet Field behind them. The runners participated in the second annual […]

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“Big Max,” Sister Sculpture To French Fries Piece, Installed At Harn

By and on February 13th, 2014 | Last updated: February 14, 2014 at 5:21 pm

John Raymond Henry’s “Big Max” is joining “Alachua” on the University of Florida campus.

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Murderer of 9-Year-Old to be Executed Wednesday

By on February 10th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 10:44 am

Juan Carlos Chavez’s execution by lethal injection is to be held on Wednesday after being convicted of murdering 9-year-old Samuel James “Jimmy” Ryce in1995. A controversial cocktail of drugs will be administered.

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Banyan Biomarkers Inc. Receives Grant to Continue Concussion Research

By on February 5th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 3:36 pm

Local research company Banyan Biomarkers Inc. received a $300,000 grant in January that will go toward continuing studies on protein testing after head injuries. Researchers say the technology will benefit people with a high risk of frequent head trauma, such as athletes and military personnel.

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Locals Protest Keystone XL Pipeline Construction

By on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 12:52 pm

The protest was part of a national campaign by Credo.

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Comedian Sarah Silverman performing at UF for Pride Awareness Month

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 1:17 pm

Comedian, actress and devoted LGBTQ rights advocate Sarah Silverman will perform at the University of Florida on April 22 at 8 p.m. in the Curtis M. Phillips Center for Performing Arts. Silverman will be hosted as an ACCENT Speaker’s Bureau […]

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Bradford teen parents, students offered parenting course

By on April 8th, 2013 | Last updated: December 12, 2013 at 3:25 pm

A center in Bradford County is offering parenting classes available for high school and middle school students.

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A social media roundup of April Fools’ pranks

By on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 1, 2013 at 1:26 pm

View national and local pranks recorded on social media outlets this April Fools’ Day.

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Mayoral election runoff public forums

By on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 1, 2013 at 1:52 pm

Information on mayoral runoff debates hosted April 8 and 9; Early voting information

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