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March 26, 2014: Morning News In 90

By on March 26th, 2014 | Last updated: March 26, 2014 at 10:45 am

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Gainesville runners in Boston reflect on marathon bombings

By on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 4:56 pm

Four Gainesville runners registered in the 2013 Boston Marathon share their experiences during the bombings that killed 3 and injured more than 170.

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Police see increase in motorcycle crashes involving life-threatening injury

By and on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 1:36 pm

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.

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Gainesville polls open until 7 p.m.

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 10:55 am

Alachua County supervisor of elections Pam Carpenter said she expects a 15 to 20 percent voter turnout for this election.

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Feb. 19 last day to register to vote in Gainesville city election

By on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 4:29 pm

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.

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Inmates will receive kosher meals in Florida jails

By on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 16, 2013 at 6:19 pm

The state will resume the practice of providing religious inmates with kosher meals after more than five years without the option.

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Electronics recycling event in Ocala will benefit local charity

By on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 5:16 pm

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.

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Gainesville farm grows vegetables for local soup kitchen

By and on December 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 6, 2012 at 11:32 am

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.

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Kansas City Chiefs tragedy spotlights domestic violence, mental health

By and on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:26 am

The recent suicide of a Kansas City Chiefs football player has sent shockwaves through the National Football League and the country.

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Alachua County commissioners to vote on Archer Braid Trail

By and on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 8:45 pm

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.

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