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Gator football season gets sweeter with Sugar Bowl spot

By and on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 5:30 pm

New Orleans has become a top New Year’s destination for Gator football fans, as the Gators will take on the Louisville Cardinals in the Superdome on Jan. 2. Tickets to the game can be ordered through the Gator Ticket Office until Dec. 8 at 11:59 p.m.

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18 confirmed cases of fungal meningitis in Fla.

By on October 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: October 24, 2012 at 10:28 am

The Florida Department of Health in collaboration with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation sent letters today to eight manufacturers of anti-fungal medications, urging the manufacturers to ensure an adequate supply of medication remains available to treat patients with fungal meningitis in Florida.

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to perform necropsy on panther carcasses

By on October 10th, 2012 | Last updated: October 10, 2012 at 4:49 pm

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will perform complete necropsies on the carcasses of two Florida panthers killed by cars this weekend. The necropsies will take place in the commission’s research lab in Gainesville.

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As search continues, UF offers support for those coping with Christian Aguilar’s disappearance

By on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 4, 2012 at 5:13 pm

As search for missing student continues, UF offers grief counseling for those affected by disappearance

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Alachua County School Board approves charter school application

By on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 3, 2012 at 5:16 pm

The Alachua County School Board unanimously approved an application for a nearly year-round charter school on Tuesday, finding that the application met state standards. Boulware Springs Charter School is set to open in July. According to county documents, the superintendent […]

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Students, faculty band together for Banned Books Week

By on October 1st, 2012 | Last updated: October 1, 2012 at 5:47 pm

The University of Florida Honors Program is hosting events this week in honor of Banned Books Week. The national celebration began 30 years ago, and more than 11,000 books have been challenged in that time.

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Gainesville Police Department search for suspect in alleged attempted rape

By on September 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:15 pm

Gainesville Police Department is investigating a reported rape attempt. Police say registered sex offender Stephon Barnes is the suspect in the alleged attempted rape of a woman in the area of Arlington Square apartments on 2nd Place in downtown Gainesville.

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George P. Bush promotes Maverick PAC at Swamp Restaurant

By and on September 17th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:07 pm

While many were focused on the O’Connell Center, about 75 attendees sporting “Romney — Believe in America” stickers and sipping on beer gathered at The Swamp restaurant as George P. Bush, eldest son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush spoke about Maverick PAC, a political action committee focused on engaging a new generation of Republican leaders.

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Application for year-round charter school in Gainesville meets state standards

By on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 11:48 am

The Alachua County School Board will vote in October whether to approve an application for a new year-round school.

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Police search for culprits of local ATM scams

By on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 3:09 pm

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help identify two men who have stolen money from three local ATMs.

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