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A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
Four Gainesville runners registered in the 2013 Boston Marathon share their experiences during the bombings that killed 3 and injured more than 170.
Half of the Traffic Homicide Investigation callouts in Gainesville have involved motorcycles this year, Sgt. Joe Raulerson with the Gainesville Police Traffic Safety Team said in an email.
Alachua County supervisor of elections Pam Carpenter said she expects a 15 to 20 percent voter turnout for this election.
Gainesville residents can return forms to the Supervisor of Elections Office before 5 p.m. or put them in the mail drop at the door by midnight. Forms returned by mail must be postmarked no later than Feb. 19 to be processed for the March 19 election.
The state will resume the practice of providing religious inmates with kosher meals after more than five years without the option.
Individuals can donate “anything with a cord” to the recycling charity event. All of the funds raised will benefit the Arnette House Inc., a charitable nonprofit that helps at-risk youth and their families.
Gainesville’s first urban farm is putting a charitable spin on the farm-to-table concept by donating locally grown vegetables to a Gainesville homeless shelter and soup kitchen.
The recent suicide of a Kansas City Chiefs football player has sent shockwaves through the National Football League and the country.
In its Dec. 11 meeting, the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners will take its final vote on the Archer Braid Trial. The board is being asked to reconsider a 2.2-mile trail portion that was rejected in September. The meeting will be open to the public.