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By Leanna Scachetti on January 21st, 2013 | Last updated: January 22, 2013 at 4:46 pm
On what would have been Martin Luther King’s 84th birthday, people around the nation are celebrating his life, as well as the second inauguration of President Barack Obama. The Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Florida hosted a variety of events today to mark the occasion at the memorial gardens bearing his name in downtown Gainesville.
By Leanna Scachetti on January 10th, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 3:43 pm
Tony Award-winning “Venus in Fur” is being performed at The Hippodrome Theatre.
By Emily Miller and Leanna Scachetti on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 4, 2012 at 2:05 pm
The recent suicide of a Kansas City Chiefs football player has sent shockwaves through the National Football League and the country.
By Leanna Scachetti on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 9:25 am
The use of mechanical harvesting for citrus in Florida declined by about 74 percent in recent seasons, but University of Florida Prof. Bob Ebel said this type of harvesting will grow in the future.
By Leanna Scachetti on November 20th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:26 pm
Despite protests from retail workers, Black Friday is gearing up to be bigger than ever.
By Leanna Scachetti and Bianca Bahamondes on November 8th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:37 pm
Homecoming weekend will begin with the Gator Gallop and Homecoming Parade Friday. The event generates ample garbage and waste. City workers will be putting trash cans along the parade’s route starting in the morning and will be collecting trash throughout [...]
Bayfront Medical Center plans partnership with Health Management Associates, affiliation with Shands
By Leanna Scachetti and Kelly Price on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:54 pm
Partnership would result in Bayfront Medical Center joining a for-profit hospital chain.