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By Katherine Graubard, Kaitlyn McGrath and Peta-Gay Sheerwood on October 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 5:09 pm
Silver Springs opened as a newly renovated state park Tuesday morning after merging its property with Silver River State Park.
By Kaitlyn McGrath on November 20th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:28 pm
As UF set new standards for its cheerleaders, limiting acrobatics, this week, the National Collegiate Athletic Association continues to leave cheerleading off its official list of sports.
By Kaitlyn McGrath on November 15th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 3:55 pm
In a recent study, University of Florida researchers have found new evidence for a change in the history and categorization for the great white shark. The study found that the species may be about 2 million years older than previously believed.
By Kaitlyn McGrath on November 15th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:00 pm
The Gainesville City Commission and people who live along part of NW 31st Drive are still trying to solve the problem of drivers speeding through the neighborhood.
By Kaitlyn McGrath on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:08 pm
The Gainesville City Commission and Alachua County Commission celebrated United Nations Day a week early by hosting a panel discussion.
By Kaitlyn McGrath on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:41 pm
A new book claims food can be as addictive as drugs, cigarettes and alcohol. Co-editor Mark Gold, a professor at the University of Florida’s College of Medicine, said UF’s McKnight Brain Institute is researching how the addictions are similar.
By Kaitlyn McGrath on September 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:14 pm
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Ocala Police Department are hosting an initiative for National Pill Take-Back Day to curtail the illegal use and sale of prescription drugs.
By Kaitlyn McGrath on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:36 pm
A $300,000 grant from AT&T will help the United Way of North Central Florida’s efforts to lower dropout rates in Alachua County high schools.