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Small Business Saturday Encourages Holiday Sales In Local Stores

By on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 3:49 pm

American Express’ “Small Business Saturday” Campaign benefits both shoppers and local store owners during holiday shopping sales.

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More Seniors Using The Internet, Gallup Poll Finds

By on November 12th, 2013 | Last updated: November 12, 2013 at 4:35 pm

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Gallup Poll shows more seniors using the Internet since 2002. Alachua County seniors are participating in this trend.

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After Years of Red Ink, Grass May Soon Be Greener For North Florida Municipal Golf Courses

By and on October 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 25, 2013 at 6:36 pm

Ironwood Golf Course in Gainesville and Palatka Golf Club are each headed in a more positive direction, despite years of operating at a financial loss.

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How High Springs Police Snagged A $600,000 MRAP For $2,000

By on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 8:04 pm

The Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, can safely travel through three and a half feet of water in complete darkness. The 48,000-pound armored vehicle can help rescue people during hurricanes and floods.

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How Florida Boaters Can Avoid Needing A Coast Guard Rescue

By and on August 26th, 2013 | Last updated: August 26, 2013 at 5:17 pm

After rescuing four people from a sinking boat in Cedar Key, the U.S. Coast Guard is reminding boaters on how to stay safe during unexpected weather patterns.

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