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Tim Tebow Provides A Helping Hand To The Philippines

By 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.

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MacArthur Fellow, Mandolinist Chris Thile Brings Solo Bach Tour to Gainesville

By 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.

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Alachua County Environmental Protection Director Addresses Lake Levels, Sinkholes and Water Usage

By 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.

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5 Vehicle Collision Shut Down I-75 in Ocala

By 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.

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Cross Creek Area Businesses Hurting From Low Lake Levels

By and 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.

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How North Florida’s Lake Region Might Get Help For Its Water Levels

By and 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.

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Adena Springs Faces Deadline on Water Use Permit

By and 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.

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Explaining The Process Behind The Dozier School Excavation

By , and 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.

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Lake Butler Community Mourns Shooting Victim Marvin Pritchett

By , , and 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.

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