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Will New Water Meters Fix Archer Residents’ Problems?

By and on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 10:24 am

The City of Archer will install new touch read water meters after misreadings and miscalculations of their former analog meters led to complaints about over-billing.

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Alachua County Fuels Biodiesel Trucks With Recycled Waste Vegetable Oil

By on November 5th, 2013 | Last updated: November 25, 2013 at 2:18 pm

(Image credit: Sarah Ross / Flickr)
Alachua County uses its waste vegetable oil to fuel diesel-powered trucks, saving the county up to $2 on a gallon of fuel.

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How Alachua County Plans To Improve Foreclosure Rates

By on October 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 22, 2013 at 4:46 pm

Alachua County is now accepting offers on two homes it purchased and renovated through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program in an effort to reverse the impact of foreclosure rates.

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North Floridians React to Obama’s Speech on Syria

By , and on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 11, 2013 at 9:17 am

President Barack Obama delivered a speech Tuesday that urged America to involve itself in the Syrian conflict and take a stand against the use of chemical weapons. Some locals were supportive of Obama, but others still weren’t convinced.

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Immigration Reform Group Campaigns in North Florida

By on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 10, 2013 at 8:20 am

An advocacy group for immigration reform stopped in North Florida Tuesday as part of a nearly month-long campaign targeting communities. The Farmworker Association of Florida Inc. has traveled statewide throughout August and September to visit 27 districts from Lake Worth to […]

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Charles Chestnut Reflects On His Experience At The March On Washington

By and on August 28th, 2013 | Last updated: August 28, 2013 at 8:03 am

The first African-American school board member in Gainesville describes the atmosphere at the March of Washington and what it was like to be a part of the historic moment.

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