Author Archives: Jennifer Mesika

Local schools inform parents about norovirus stomach flu

By on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: April 12, 2013 at 4:31 pm

The norovirus has affected many schools and hospitals across Alachua County. After an outbreak last week in a senior-living community in Gainesville, local schools are taking precautions to help prevent an outbreak. The norovirus can cause stomach cramping, fever, diarrhea […]

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Same-sex marriage’s effect on children

By on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 5:30 pm

The recent debate over same-sex marriage affects more than the rights of adults, but the lives of children as well.

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Tumblin Creek on 13th Street to see beauty again

By on February 21st, 2013 | Last updated: February 22, 2013 at 10:08 am

The city’s Public Works department has received the go-ahead to start working on the water quality issues of Tumblin Creek, which has become polluted and littered to the point of being an eyesore over time.

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New Wal-Mart Supercenter opens Friday, other location closes

By on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 5:21 pm

After 30 years of business in Gainesville, the Wal-Mart at 2649 NW 13th St. will close Thursday and a Wal-Mart Supercenter will open at 5700 NW 23rd St. on Friday.

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