Author Archives: Emily Burris
A bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott April 10 requires all internet cafes in Florida to close.
Several chilly nights across North Central Florida have come as a surprise for late March. At the St. Francis House in Gainesville, staff and volunteers are working to ensure that those who can’t always get out of the cold have a place to go.
Parapalegic biker and public speaker, Rich Dixon, left Gainesville Monday morning to continue his Florida bike tour promoting awarereness for Convoy of Hope.
The Florida Senate Transportation Committee unanimously approved a bill that would ban texting and driving Wednesday. Florida is one of five states that doesn’t outlaw texting while driving.
A new government survey of U.S. hospitals reveals that more than 20,000 people visited the emergency room in 2011 after consuming energy drinks, which is double the amount of visits five years ago. The majority of people who consume energy […]
The Gainesville Police Department announced two new apps and a text messaging service that allows mobile phone users to submit tips and receive updates and alerts from the GPD.
Police were investigating possible explosive materials found in a vacant apartment at Oxford Terrace II condominiums off of Depot Avenue Friday.
Amendment 4 affects how much residents pay in property taxes and how much the government can say their home is worth. Those who support Amendment 4 say it’s all about protection from taxes in a down market. Many local governments are not in favor of the ballot initiative.
The University of Florida is taking all precautions for Isaac.
From the ” Vote or Die” campaign to President Obama’s connection with the youth vote, 2004’s presidential elections saw an uncharactersitically high level of enthusiasm from young voters. This time around, the youth vote has been less targeted so far in […]