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UF students awarded first place in EPA’s Campus RainWorks Challenge

By on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 26, 2013 at 10:10 am

A team of University of Florida students was recognized for its water sustainability efforts after winning first place in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s inaugural Campus RainWorks Challenge.

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Apr. 19, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

By on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:51 am

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

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More early votes cast in Gainesville mayoral runoff

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 4:56 pm

Early voting closed Sunday, so residents’ last chance to vote is election day on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m at designated voting sites. Bring a current and valid photo signature ID.

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First day of FCAT begins in schools

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 4:53 pm

The FCAT standardized test begins today in Alachua County schools.

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Gainesville post offices not extending hours for Tax Day

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 2:32 pm

Today is Tax Day, which means it’s the last day to send in your taxes if you don’t want to be penalized. Post offices in Gainesville are not extending their hours today as they have in the past.

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Early voting begins today for runoff election

By on April 8th, 2013 | Last updated: October 26, 2013 at 9:24 pm

Early voting begins today for the April 16 mayoral runoff election. Early voting is available until Sunday at the Supervisor of Election’s Office.

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Raccoon tests positive, Marion County officials issue rabies alert

By on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 1, 2013 at 4:17 pm

About two to three people die from rabies in the U.S each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and after signs of rabies in Marion County, officials have issued a warning.

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Circus returns to Gainesville

By on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 4:37 pm

Cole Bros. Circus Of The Stars will perform in The Oaks Mall parking lot at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. today and Tuesday.

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Ocala, Marion County representatives seek opinions on tourism

By on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 5:31 pm

Tourism representatives in Ocala and Marion County are hoping to gain public input about future tourism initiatives at workshops hosted this month.

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Feb. 15, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: February 15, 2013 at 3:01 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: meteorite in Russia, Christopher Dorner, synthetic marijuana, student loans, Carnival cruise ship.

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