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By Donna Green-Townsend on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 13, 2013 at 5:28 pm
Tim Tebow’s Foundation, the Tim Tebow Foundation, launched a relief effort for victims of the recent typhoon in the Philippines.The foundation is collecting funds to distribute to ministries helping those impacted in the area.
By Donna Green-Townsend on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 4:25 pm
MacArthur Fellow and mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile is performing Friday night 7:30 in the University Auditorium.
By Katie Campbell and Donna Green-Townsend on October 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm
While visiting Gainesville, former Florida governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham voiced his opinion on current issues such as the government shutdown, conflicts in Syria and Silver Springs State Park.
By Donna Green-Townsend on September 25th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 9:23 am
Despite recent rainfall, Florida is still in desperate need of water to help fill area lakes and more importantly the Floridan aquifer.
By Donna Green-Townsend on September 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 22, 2013 at 12:47 pm
An accident on the southbound lanes had significant impact on traffic for about an hour, but no injuries were reported.
By Donna Green-Townsend and Amanda Jackson on September 20th, 2013 | Last updated: September 23, 2013 at 8:30 am
Low water levels at Orange and Lochloosa Lakes have been causing severe problems for local businesses that rely on fishing tourism.
By Amanda Jackson and Donna Green-Townsend on September 18th, 2013 | Last updated: September 23, 2013 at 8:31 am
Low lake levels in Keystone Heights have had a drastic effect not only on the local landscape but also on the area’s economy. Residents and politicians are now working together to find a solution and make the Lake Region what it once was.
By Yelena Orrelly and Donna Green-Townsend on September 17th, 2013 | Last updated: September 18, 2013 at 7:09 pm
The Adena Springs Ranch in Marion County faced a deadline Monday in its efforts to obtain a consumptive use permit from the St. John’s River Water Management District.
By Amanda Jackson, Donna Green-Townsend and Natanya Spies on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 5:25 pm
Although the University of Florida’s anthropology department is not involved in the actual excavation, the staff at the C.A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory explains the procedure a USF team will use.
By Justin Galicz, Tori Saputo, Donna Green-Townsend and Yelena Orrelly on August 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 4:36 pm
The Lake Butler community mourned on Friday the death of Marvin Pritchett, a community member and business leader who was shot and killed by former employee Hubert Allen Jr this week.