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Bell Shooter Don Spirit: An Extensive Criminal History

By on September 19th, 2014 | Last updated: September 19, 2014 at 5:04 pm

Before Don Spirit shot and killed his daughter, six children and himself on Sept. 18, he acquired an extensive criminal background. Spirit’s prior crimes occurred in several counties in Florida.

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Gov. Scott to Visit Bell This Afternoon

By on September 19th, 2014 | Last updated: September 19, 2014 at 4:15 pm

Gov. Rick Scott will visit Bell, Fla. Today in the wake of a shooting that left six children and two adults dead on Thursday Sept. 18.

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UF Police Investigating Early Morning Assault Near Library

By on September 5th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:54 am

The University of Florida Police Department is investigating an assault that was reported at about 2:30 a.m. Friday in the Library West area of the Florida campus.

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Sketch Released of Suspected Villages Bank Robber

By on August 27th, 2014 | Last updated: August 27, 2014 at 5:22 pm

Marion County Sheriff’s Office has released a first sketch of a man suspected of robbing Citizens First Bank in The Villages on Aug. 13.

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Yoho Takes GOP Primary Over Rush; Alachua Voting Results

By and on August 26th, 2014 | Last updated: August 27, 2014 at 10:01 am

Congressman Ted Yoho claimed his seat in the August primary on Tuesday amid delay in voting results. Alachua County tallied up the votes in its primary elections, naming Lee Pinkoson, Ken Cornell and Gunnar Paulson among the winners.

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UF Begins Second Search for 12th University President

By on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 10, 2014 at 8:06 pm

The University of Florida launched the new presidential search process on Thursday.

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Helen Warren Defeats Annie Orlando In Run-Off Race

By , and on April 8th, 2014 | Last updated: April 8, 2014 at 10:56 pm

Helen Warren wins Gainesville City Commission At-large Seat 2 in run-off election against Annie Orlando on Tuesday night.

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Gainesville City Commission Run-off Candidates Talk Issues at Forum

By and on April 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 4, 2014 at 11:47 am

The Gainesville Chamber of Commerce, Gainesville Sun and WUFT sponsored a debate between the two candidates in the April 8 run-off election for the at-large candidate for Gainesville city council.

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Yard Dispute Leads To Fatal Shooting In Northwest Gainesville

By and on March 31st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 4:01 pm

A 47-year-old Alachua county man was fatally shot Monday afternoon after an argument with his neighbor. The suspect was booked into the Alachua County Jail early this morning on charges of first degree murder.

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Filming on UF’s Campus is More Involved Than You Might Think

By on December 12th, 2013 | Last updated: December 12, 2013 at 9:22 am

For those looking to film on the University of Florida’s campus, Dan Williams is the gatekeeper.

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