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Gator football season gets sweeter with Sugar Bowl spot

By and on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 5:30 pm

New Orleans has become a top New Year’s destination for Gator football fans, as the Gators will take on the Louisville Cardinals in the Superdome on Jan. 2. Tickets to the game can be ordered through the Gator Ticket Office until Dec. 8 at 11:59 p.m.

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Gainesville ice skating rink postponed for third time

By on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 2:00 pm

There is no new opening date scheduled for the Plaza Ice Palace skating rink, which was supposed to open Monday after weeks of delay.

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Gainesville artist Lennie Kesl dies at 86

By and on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 10:08 am

Lennie Kesl painted until the day he died. Kesl died Friday night after falling on stairs in his house.

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Florida retailers anticipate big holiday sales

By and on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:37 pm

Consumer spending in Florida could set a new record high as retailers expect a busy holiday season.

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Scott challenges colleges to offer $10,000 degrees

By on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:34 pm

Community and state colleges are asked to create affordable four-year degrees.

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Publix recalls some cakes and bakery items due to Listeria scare

By on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: November 20, 2012 at 11:13 am

Publix has issued a voluntary recall of 45 various cake products in 21 Florida counties.

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Trader Joe’s to open Dec. 12

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: November 12, 2012 at 9:22 pm

Get ready to stock up on Two Buck Chuck wine and gourmet snacks. Trader Joe’s is set to open its Gainesville store on Dec. 12.

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Staying sane on election day

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 5, 2012 at 11:32 am

Worried about election day? Here are some tips to stay sane while at the polls.

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Average Florida gas price drops eight cents

By and on October 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 3:56 pm

Wallets may feel heavier this week as gas prices continue to fall. Florida’s average gas price is $3.63 per gallon, an eight-cent decrease from last week, said AAA Spokeswoman Jessica Brady.

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Gainesville gardeners recognize World Food Day

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 16, 2012 at 3:23 pm

Alachua County gardeners and farmers will recognize World Food Day on Oct. 16 with a two-part gardening and movie event.

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