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Food Truck Rally to return to High Dive

By on May 15th, 2013 | Last updated: May 15, 2013 at 4:33 pm

The third installment of The Original Gainesville Food Truck Rally will be held at High Dive on May 18.

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Gainesville home burglarized in Hamilton Heights neighborhood

By on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 5:42 pm

A burglar broke into the home and stole electronics and jewelry. The crime was reported by a young girl in the house.

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Search teams recover second Suwannee River body

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 11:29 am

Police found a second body in the Suwannee River on Tuesday during an investigation to find two missing men who attempted to rescue an 8-year-old who had fallen into the water.

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Controlled burn delayed for Paynes Prairie

By on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:50 am

The Florida Forest Service canceled Wednesday’s scheduled controlled burn at Paynes Prairie due to high humidity and wind.

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Counterfeit bills reported in Palatka convenience stores

By on February 5th, 2013 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 5:28 pm

Counterfeit $10 and $20 bills are being passed through local convenience stores in Palatka. Police have not identified the suspect.

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UF researchers studying Burmese pythons

By on January 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: January 22, 2013 at 4:40 pm

University of Florida researchers are currently working with 27 Burmese pythons harvested from Florida’s “Python Challenge.”

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Fatal traffic crash blocks U.S. 301

By on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 5:06 pm

A military humvee overturned in the median of Bradford County’s U.S. Route 301 Tuesday morning, throwing a Florida Army National Guard soldier from the vehicle.

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