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About Jeanna Arroyo

Follow me @jdarroyo1266 on Twitter I'm a senior at the University of Florida. My major is journalism, with a concentration in photojournalism. I minored in art history, so ask me about Rococo.

Gainesville Preschool Students’ Parents Concerned About Speeding Near School

By on December 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: December 4, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Parents of students at First Presbyterian Preschool are concerned with drivers speeding by the school’s drop-off zone, which borders a student apartment complex.

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Program Gives Laptops To Alachua Students To ‘Bridge Digital Divide’

By on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:01 am

A dropout prevention program has given three Alachua County high schools laptops to introduce students to the digital world.

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Community Foundation Receives $500,000 Donation For New Facility

By on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:16 pm

The Community Foundation of North Central Florida will construct new facility with the support of a $500,000 donation. The foundation will have a permanent space after 15 years of serving the Gainesville community.

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Alachua County Unveils Quieter, Environment-Friendly Garbage Trucks

By on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 10:54 am

The latest in garbage truck innovation is quietly rolling down Alachua County’s streets. The royal-blue giants come complete with robotic arms and safety cameras — even that new car smell.

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Palatka Residents Voice Concerns About New Riverfront Center

By on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 18, 2013 at 11:29 am

Georgia-Pacific and the City of Palatka are working to build a $1.2 million riverfront educational center for students in grades two through six. Though the center meets the city’s “living shoreline” goal, some residents voiced their concerns that it will disrupt the downtown area and teach questionable educational viewpoints to students.

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Neighbors: Gainesville Biomass Plant Is Still Too Noisy

By and on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:41 am

Residents in Turkey Creek said the new biomass plant is too loud and are trying to get local officials involved.

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Locals Protest Shutdown at Yoho’s Office

By and on October 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 9:28 am

Locals protested the government shutdown and furlough on over 800,000 federal employees at Rep.Ted Yoho’s Gainesville office.

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Alachua Schools Assistant Superintendent Named Interim Leader

By and on September 18th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 9:04 am

The Alachua County School Board met Wednesday morning to discuss the district’s search for a new superintendent and appointed Hershel Lyons as the interim.

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