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Former Waldo Police Chief Accused of Unlawful Ticket Quota

By on August 27th, 2014 | Last updated: August 27, 2014 at 5:14 pm

Former Waldo Police Chief Mike Szabo and current Cpl. Kenneth Smith have been accused of misrepresentation, fraud and enforcing unlawful ticketing quotas among other allegations made by current Waldo police officers.

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Locals to Repair Community Pool from 1920s

By on April 5th, 2014 | Last updated: April 7, 2014 at 6:21 am

The natural spring-fueled pool was developed by businessman C.A. Pound Sr.

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North Central Florida Gas Prices Rise with National Propane Shortage

By on January 25th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 1:53 pm

Gainesville residents and businesses see the effects of a national gas shortage.

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New Union County Sheriff Sworn In, Praises Father

By and on January 18th, 2014 | Last updated: January 18, 2014 at 9:41 pm

Brad E. Whitehead pays tribute to his late father at Whitehead’s swearing-in as Union County’s newest sheriff.

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Audio: Gainesville Reflections On 50th Anniversary Of JFK Assassination

By and on November 21st, 2013 | Last updated: November 22, 2013 at 11:18 pm

Six Gainesville residents talk about where they were and how they found out about former President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

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Neighbors: Gainesville Biomass Plant Is Still Too Noisy

By and on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:41 am

Residents in Turkey Creek said the new biomass plant is too loud and are trying to get local officials involved.

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Gainesville Chamber of Commerce Offers Leadership Program

By on September 27th, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 5:22 pm

The search for new members of the Business Community Coalition’s Public Leadership Institute came to an end on Sept. 27 at its first meeting. In a partnership with the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce, the leadership program allows residents to learn [...]

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Gainesville Commission Considering Increasing Residential Chicken Ownership

By on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 2:47 pm

Gainesville City Commission is considering increasing the number of chickens city residents can own from two to 10.

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50 Years Later, Former Congressman Describes Context Of March on Washington

By on August 26th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 5:16 pm

“Nothing is ever perfect, and you try to work for that more perfect union,” Don Fuqua recently told WUFT News while reflecting on Florida and the nation’s civil rights progress since the 1960s.

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Florida passes bill to exclude voter emails from public records

By on April 25th, 2013 | Last updated: April 25, 2013 at 5:12 pm

The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday which would not allow voter email addresses to be included in state public records. Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel-Vasilinda explained why she was the only person to vote against the bill.

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