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By Jennifer Cole 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.
By Jennifer Cole 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.
By Jennifer Cole 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.
By Renee Beninate and Jennifer Cole on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 4:46 pm
(Photo credit: VCU CNS/Flickr)
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.
By Jennifer Cole 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.