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Florida Study Shows Boys & Girls Clubs Positively Impact Youth

By on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:20 am

A recent study conducted by Florida TaxWatch examined the effectiveness of the Florida Boys & Girls Clubs. The study found participants are scoring higher on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT), graduating on time and committing fewer juvenile crimes.

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Enhanced Gainesville Jewish Center Finishes Construction, Offers New Amenities

By on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 9:09 pm

Jewish community members in the Gainesville area will soon have a new religious facility available.

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Gainesville Restaurants, Supermarkets On Board With New Gluten-Free FDA Regulations

By on September 17th, 2013 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 9:26 pm

Gainesville residents with celiac disease won’t have to search far for gluten-free foods. A new FDA ruling has defined “gluten-free” labels, and many Gainesville eateries are already ahead of the curve.

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Why Florida’s Texting And Driving Law Might Be Ineffective

By and on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 4:46 pm

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The “Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law” will become effective Oct. 1. Some North Florida law enforcement officials, however, already believe the law will be ineffective.

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In Impoverished Bradford County, Schools Add New Technology To Improve Education

By on August 29th, 2013 | Last updated: August 30, 2013 at 12:54 pm

As a new school year begins in Bradford County, an elementary school principal says, “Students are not dreaming the way they used to.” Stephanie Nash of Brooker Elementary, above, is one teacher trying to find a remedy.

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