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Officials Ensure Energy Prices Will Not Rise With New Coal Ban

By on April 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 25, 2014 at 2:09 pm

Locals are reacting to the possibility of a utility rate increase that would accompany Gainesville’s possible switch away from mountaintop coal removal.

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Concerns Raised About Corporal Punishment in North Central Florida Schools

By on April 14th, 2014 | Last updated: April 14, 2014 at 10:46 pm

Suwannee County School District has the highest number of corporal punishment incidents in Florida for the 2011-12 school year. Founder of Floridians Against Corporal Punishment in Public School has made Suwannee County the next goal of his civil rights campaign.

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Clay County Warns Residents About Jury Duty Phone Scam

By on February 21st, 2014 | Last updated: February 22, 2014 at 10:55 am

The scam involves innocent residents receiving phone calls saying they have missed jury duty and are being fined large sums of money.

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Florists Discuss the Business and Preparation of Valentines’s Day

By on February 14th, 2014 | Last updated: February 20, 2014 at 11:25 am

Local florists have greatly prepared for their busiest holiday of the year, Valentine’s Day.

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Agreement for Homeless Center Approved by City Commission

By on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 11, 2014 at 7:18 am

The center will be located at the former Gainesville Correctional Institute.

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Suspect arrested in patrol car torching

By on January 10th, 2014 | Last updated: January 10, 2014 at 5:28 pm

A 21-year-old Ocala man has been arrested in connection with the arson investigation in fall 2013 of law enforcement official’s personal and service vehicles.

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