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Former Prostitute Returns To Streets With Solutions

By on May 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: May 9, 2014 at 5:29 pm

Former prostitute and crack addict Jennifer Smith is using the lessons of her past to change lives today as the women’s director of the House of Hope. The Gainesville halfway house has outgrown its current location under Smith’s guidance.

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GALLERY: UF Graduates Collect Photos in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

By on May 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: May 2, 2014 at 12:08 pm

UF graduates turn out for celebratory photos come rain or shine at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Thursday.

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Backyard Hens, Chicken Coops on the Rise in Gainesville

By on May 1st, 2014 | Last updated: May 2, 2014 at 3:31 pm

Chicken coop and hen sales are on the rise in Gaineville and Alachua County.

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Ocala Scientist Tests How People Trust Technology

By on April 29th, 2014 | Last updated: April 29, 2014 at 1:42 pm

Ocala-based scientist plans to begin government-funded simulation in June. The simulation will examine the trust humans have in robots.

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One-Stop Shelter Aims To Be Sole Provider For The Homeless

By and on April 24th, 2014 | Last updated: April 24, 2014 at 6:03 pm

A new Gainesville homeless shelter is requesting other local services to stop catering to the homeless in the downtown area.

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Gainesville Startup Develops Wireless Vital Sign Monitor for Animals

By on April 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 10, 2014 at 4:55 pm

Gainesville startup Truvitals has developed a wireless heart monitor for animals. The device will give more accurate readings and allow for veterinarians to monitor large animals without using anesthesia.

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Lake City Shooting Suspect Turns Herself In

By on January 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: January 25, 2014 at 3:20 pm

A woman was suspected of pistol whipping and shooting her husband before disappearing Monday night has turned herself in late Wednesday.

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