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UF has economic impact on the state

By on March 30th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:30 pm

A recent study reports that the University of Florida’s economic impact on the state has increased over the past year. U-F’s impact has come primarily from the sports and medical industries. U-F Extension Scientist, Alan Hodges, says he doesn’t believe […]

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Can a whole grain diet improve your health?

By on March 23rd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:48 pm

Eating whole grains may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Boston researchers say they found about a 20 percent decreased risk of developing hypertension in those who ate whole grain breakfast cereals at least seven times a week. Gainesville […]

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Remembering the legendary Elizabeth Taylor

By on March 23rd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:48 pm

Legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor passed away this morning at the age of 79 after a long fight with congestive heart failure. Taylor, best known for her work in ‘Cleopatra’ and ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf’, was a charitable philanthropist who […]

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Basketball tournament heads to Gainesville

By on March 16th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:50 pm

Green Bay Packers Defensive back Nick Collins will be hosting his annual fundraising basketball tournament this weekend. The Sixth Annual Nick Collins Scholarship Fund Basketball Tournament at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center for the first time this Saturday March 19, […]

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Missing woman found

By on March 16th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:51 pm

A 70-year old missing Gainesville woman has been returned to her family safe and sound. Betty Gaskin was found this morning by a Sheriff’s Deputy. Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Art Forgey said Gaskins was found in the […]

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Legal experts say lawsuit against Governor Scott may fail

By on March 2nd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:26 pm

Time is winding down for Governor Rick Scott to reply to a lawsuit filed against him for declining federal stimulus money for the high speed rail. Scott is declining the money because he says it will negatively affect Florida taxpayers. […]

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