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University of Florida to Remove ‘Bambooville’

By on February 17th, 2014 | Last updated: February 20, 2014 at 8:52 am

Jon Anderson’s “Bambooville” will be removed from the University of Florida this week. The project is behind Carr Hall, which is a designated conservation area.

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Someone Is Stealing Rent Checks From Gainesville Apartment Drop Boxes

By on November 8th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 1:41 pm

Several Gainesville apartment complexes have been having their tenant’s rent checks stolen from mail boxes.

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Doctors: As Halloween Approaches, Watch For Unlicensed Contact Lenses

By on October 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 11:50 am

Some popular additions to Halloween costumes, like contact lenses that change eye color or appearance, can be dangerous to health.

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New Bill Could Protect Florida Children From Identity Theft

By on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 2:22 pm

The Keeping IDs Safe Act could help protect Florida children from identity thieves by allowing parents to freeze children’s credit records.

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New University of Florida Campus-Archer Trail Good News for Cyclists

By on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 9:38 pm

A trail for pedestrians and cyclists at the University of Florida that will connect to the bicycle trail at Archer Road is set to be put in near the end of 2014.

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System Change Will Make Floridians’ EBT Cards Temporarily Inactive Monday

By on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 16, 2013 at 9:59 am

Millions of Floridians will not be able to use their electronic benefits cards for a few hours on Monday because of a system change that will save $21 million.

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Video: North Florida skydivers take 120-mile-per-hour plunge

By on May 10th, 2013 | Last updated: May 13, 2013 at 1:02 pm

First-time skydiver Brittany Higgins was surprised by her dad when they showed up to Skydive Palatka for her birthday. She said she kept asking herself why she wanted to jump out of a perfectly good airplane.

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GPD investigating Advantage Towing

By on May 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: May 3, 2013 at 8:10 am

Advantage Towing & Recovery Inc., a Gainesville-based towing company, is being investigated by the Gainesville Police Department for illegal actions. Multiple complaints from residents led to the investigation.

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April 19, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 10:36 am

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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April 12, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:44 am

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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