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By Leah Harding on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 2:37 pm
Since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last month, deputies have been reassigned to each elementary school in Alachua County with hopes of increasing school security.
By Leah Harding on January 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 3:31 pm
President Barack Obama advocated the LGBT community at his inauguration speech Monday. This was the first time a president has mentioned gay rights in an inaugural address.
By Leah Harding on January 17th, 2013 | Last updated: January 17, 2013 at 5:56 pm
UF assistant professor Terje Ostebo said the Algerian hostage-taking is an attempt to prevent Western invasions, such as France’s invasion of Mali.
John Cooper, a Tallahassee circuit court judge, ruled Tuesday that a plan for prison privatization must be approved by a full Legislature, rather than just a panel. Gov. Rick Scott plans to appeal the decision.
By Leah Harding on November 27th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 3:46 pm
North Central Florida and nation preparing for historic Powerball.
We bring you the sights and sounds from around Alachua County’s precincts ahead of Tuesday night’s results.
By Leah Harding on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:48 pm
Florida consumer confidence rate for October close to September post-recession high.
By Leah Harding on October 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:03 pm
With two weeks until Election Day, local political party chairmen react to the final presidential debate this week.
By Leah Harding on October 16th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:31 pm
The second presidential debate is expected to be an even matchup, according to UF professor Ronald Carpenter.
By Leah Harding on October 9th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:38 pm
Tuesday was the last day to register to vote for the Nov. 6 election in Florida, and Democractic National Commitee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was in Gainesville promoting the importance of young people voting.