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Making Green By Going Green

By on April 27th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:39 pm

The US Senate is pushing a clean energy bill this week called the “American Power Act”. The new bill is designed to help Americans develop clean energy resources, reduce the dependence on foreign oil, and create new jobs in the […]

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Stomp The Swamp Brings Awareness About Autism

By on April 15th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:55 pm

This Saturday (April 17th) people are encouraged to “Stomp The Swamp.” It’s all a part of an effort to bring attention to autism. Kaitlyn Ash reports on the event at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

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41st Annual Spring Arts Festival Takes Over Downtown Gainesville This Weekend

By on April 8th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:55 pm

Spring is here in full force and this weekend will be a great opportunity to get outside and enjoy the Florida sunshine. Kaitlyn Ash caught up with Santa Fe College Cultural Programs Coordinator Kathryn Lehman who says despite the tight […]

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The Drama Defiance Opens At The Hippodrome State Theatre

By on February 24th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:46 pm

An award winning drama opens Friday (February 26th) at the Hippodrome State Theatre in downtown Gainesville. Kaitlyn Ash reports on the play as two actors tell how “Defiance” trumps all.

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Homeless Advocates Rally To End Meal Limits

By on February 12th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm

More than 750,000 people find themselves homeless every day in America. While shelters and organizations provide meals for those in need daily, still hundreds of thousands of people go hungry on a daily basis. No where is the issue more […]

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Marion County Students Take Pledges To Drive Safely In Light Of Recent Teen Deaths

By on February 4th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:53 pm

Over a five month period in the current school year four teenagers in Marion County have lost their lives while driving. All were students at North Marion High School, and all four of them died in car accidents involving excessive […]

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Gainesville Boasts First Zero Energy Home

By on January 28th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:55 pm

From the ceiling fans to the garage door, everything in a new Gainesville home will be run on energy that comes from solar panels on the roof of the home. Gainesville is the first city in Florida to build a […]

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Political Science Professor Weighs In On President Obama’s First State Of The Union Address

By on January 28th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:55 pm

The day after President Barack Obama gave his first State of the Union address to the nation in Washington, he spoke to a crowd of about three thousand people in Tampa. Among those at the event was University of South […]

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UF’s Vet College Helps Save Sea Turtles From Recent Cold Weather

By on January 19th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:52 pm

The University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine recently helped save more than 70 sea turtles during the recent freezing weather conditions. Nearly all of the turtles have been released back into the ocean. While they were kept at the […]

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UF Forensic Anthropologists Sent To Haiti To Help Identify Bodies

By on January 14th, 2010 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 3:05 pm

Faculty from the University of Florida C.A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory left Thursday morning to assist with the identification of bodies in the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti. Director of the lab and Forensic Anthropologist, Michael Warren, says his […]

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