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Rubio, Nelson Hold Field Hearing On Oyster Collapse In Apalachicola

By and on August 13th, 2013 | Last updated: August 22, 2013 at 12:07 pm

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio scheduled the field hearing at the Franklin County Courthouse in Apalachicola to hear evidence concerning the oyster collapse. Speakers blamed the collapse on last year’s drought and poor water conservation practices in Georgia along the Chattahoochee river.

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Profile: Pete Lars Johnson

By on March 6th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 5:09 pm

When it comes to creative political campaigning, you might say Gainesville mayor hopeful Peter Lars Johnson is barking up the right tree.

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Citizen Safety Task Force supports ‘stand your ground’ law

By on February 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:15 am

The “stand your ground” law will not be overturned, but Gov. Rick Scott’s Citizen Safety Task Force made recommendations for change in a report released Friday.

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Gainesville’s art and film festival Cinema Verde right around the corner

By on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: January 30, 2013 at 5:14 pm

The fourth annual environmental art and film festival, Cinema Verde, will welcome all film and art enthusiasts this February at Zuzu Jolie restaurant and banquet hall in downtown Gainesville, Fla.

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Inadequate concussion awareness prompts UF and FSU research project

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:50 pm

University of Florida and Florida State University researchers are collaborating on Health IMPACTS, a project that collects information related to youth concussion management and health risks. The initial information is gathered from primary care practices in the Gainesville, Jacksonville, Tallahassee and Orlando areas.

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Supporting humane societies for pet adoption a worthy cause

By and on December 17th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:45 pm

Looking to adopt a pet for Christmas? Animal shelters in Gainesville and elsewhere provide excellent, humane sources.

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Shands’ Musicians in Residence concert kicks off Arts + Health Month

By on November 1st, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:57 pm

A duo of Shands’ Musicians in Residence kickoff Arts + Health Month with a concert Thursday night at the Thomas Center.

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Advocates question Florida Legislature’s decision to decline health care funding

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 3:07 pm

Child health advocates are questioning the Florida Legislature’s decision earlier this year to get rid of funding that could potentially reduce the number of children being abused.

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New report focuses on stigma associated with Alzheimer’s Disease

By on September 24th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 3:08 pm

A report by the National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and Alzheimer’s Association focuses on the stigma attached to the disease.

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UF Trustees hold retreat at Lake Wauburg to brainstorm for future

By on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 3:08 pm

The University of Florida Board of Trustees kicked off a two-day retreat at Lake Wauburg to discuss the university’s future.

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