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Phone Scams Fool Marion County Residents

By on April 4th, 2014 | Last updated: April 8, 2014 at 8:42 am

A recent phone scam in Marion County serves as a reminder to be aware of false calls, and Alachua County’s public information officer warns who is at risk.

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Palm Coast Man Dies After Palatka Plane Crash

By on March 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: March 22, 2014 at 2:00 pm

The pilot was not seriously injured, but his septuagenarian passenger died that night at UF Health Shands Hospital.

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New Bill Aims to Help Students Manage Money

By on March 13th, 2014 | Last updated: March 13, 2014 at 10:52 pm

Florida Bill would require a financial literacy course to be added to high school curriculums.

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Leesburg ‘Mixing Pick-up Trucks and Golf Carts’ in New Downtown Zone

By on February 14th, 2014 | Last updated: February 15, 2014 at 8:48 am

Residents of Leesburg, Fla. have been wanting more access for golf carts to get around town, and the city is finally addressing their pleas with expansions being made.

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Valentine’s Day Blood Drive Takes On New Meaning For Gainesville Residents

By on February 13th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 8:22 pm

Gainesville residents host a blood drive on Valentine’s Day to honor their grandson who has leukemia.

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Booming Home Sales in Northeast Florida

By on February 1st, 2014 | Last updated: February 5, 2014 at 5:57 pm

Northeast Florida sees an increase in home sales in 2013. Increase is credited in part to lower unemployment rates.

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Biomass Plant Still Fuels Complaints From Residents

By on January 24th, 2014 | Last updated: January 28, 2014 at 1:12 pm

Some Alachua County residents are still hearing noises from the biomass plant, even after the installation of noise-absorbing acoustic panels.

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