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No Immediate Fix for SW 62nd Boulevard Road Conditions

By and on April 21st, 2015 | Last updated: April 21, 2015 at 2:55 pm

Despite continual repairs to Southwest 62nd Boulevard, commuters will still have to drive along the road’s potholes and “alligator cracks” until it is reconstructed in 2016. Once a project development and environment study is completed, the city of Gainesville can work on a $45.2 million project that will turn Southwest 62nd Boulevard from a two-lane road into a four-lane road.

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Chilly Temperatures Create Challenges for Blueberry Farmers

By on January 9th, 2015 | Last updated: January 9, 2015 at 12:23 pm

Local farmers use overhead irrigation systems and high tents to protect their blueberry buds and blooms from the winter weather.

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UF Breaks Ground On New Chemistry Building

By on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 1:53 pm

UF held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new chemistry and chemical biological building Friday. The building, which will cost $67 million, is one of six major construction projects on campus.

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With Baseball Stadium Proposal, Marion County Commission Decides On Sales Tax Voting Method

By on December 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 3:28 pm

A vote on sales tax will determine whether or not Ocala will begin construction for the proposed Tampa Yankees baseball stadium. The commission will meet again on Dec. 17 to discuss a proposed ordinance for voting methods.

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