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UF Interfraternity Council continues to combat hazing

By on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:11 pm

At the University of Florida, the Interfraternity Council, which oversees all of the fraternities at the school, said progress has been made to combat hazing in the community, yet it is not completely resolved.

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Two North Central Florida football teams head to 2012 state championships

By and on December 14th, 2012 | Last updated: December 14, 2012 at 3:01 pm

Both the Gainesville and Trenton high school football teams made it to state championship games this fall. We profile both.

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Former governors speak at UF about voting, preserving state’s natural resources

By on October 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:34 pm

Five of the past nine Florida governors visited UF this morning, speaking about growth management, keeping students in Florida after graduation and exercising democratic rights — such as voting.

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Florida Museum of Natural History uses grant to digitize invertebrate collection

By on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Web searchers will soon be a few clicks away from one of the largest collections of invertebrates in the world. This year, the museum expects to add 20- to 40,000 records, he said.

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DblWIDE performs at the Bo Diddley Plaza for “Free Fridays”

By on August 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:59 am

A local Gainesville country band dblWIDE is performing at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza tonight.

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Gator students weigh in on tonight’s “Sweet Sixteen” matchup

By on March 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:27 pm

Despite key injuries, the Gators have managed to make it through the first two rounds of the Big Dance to advance to the “Sweet Sixteen.”  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nick Swain talks to Gator fans to get the pulse of the […]

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GRU customers warned of potential scams

By on March 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:46 pm

Gainesville Regional Utilities is warning its customers of ongoing scams concerning energy surveys. Customers have reported getting calls from an individual posing as a GRU employee. There have also been reports of a person coming to customers’ homes and asking […]

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