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Bicyclists And Drivers Express Concern Over Safety Signs On Hawthorne Trail

By on October 14th, 2014 | Last updated: October 20, 2014 at 1:43 pm

A new project will add just under a mile on the Hawthorne Trail from State Road 20 to Palatka.

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Lower Vehicle Registration Fee Increases Tag Renewals

By on September 4th, 2014 | Last updated: September 4, 2014 at 6:53 pm

A reduced vehicle registration fee, effective Sept. 1, caused higher traffic at the Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office. Senators say the fee cut is one of the ways Florida Legislature is trying to reduce taxes and fees.

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April 24, 2014: Morning News in 90

By and on April 24th, 2014 | Last updated: April 24, 2014 at 10:57 am

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Jan. 30, 2014: Morning News in 90

By on January 30th, 2014 | Last updated: January 30, 2014 at 1:57 pm

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Death penalty in the state of Florida will remain

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 9, 2013 at 10:07 pm

Florida lawmakers rejected a bill Thursday that would have eliminated the state’s death penalty. The House of Representatives Criminal Justice committee voted 9 to 4 on the bill.

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FDOT begins repairs on Ocala bridge 8 months after it re-opened

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 12:14 am

The Florida Department of Transportation will begin rebuilding the Ocala Sharpes Ferry Bridge’s wall, which fell last June after the wall was replaced in April. The repairs, starting Monday, could affect traffic in the area.

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Court clerks ask lawmakers for an effective solution to prevent budget cuts

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 6:29 pm

Florida’s Clerks of Court have asked lawmakers to exempt the offices from additional fees in order to compensate for the budget cuts.

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UF Museum of Natural History to host fungi event

By on January 14th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 3:07 pm

People will have the opportunity to learn more about a diverse group of organisms in a fun atmosphere at the University of Florida Museum of Natural History, which is hosting a fungi information event with scientists Tuesday night as part [...]

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Shands reveals plans for new Gainesville emergency room

By on December 6th, 2012 | Last updated: October 26, 2013 at 9:24 pm

The University of Florida and Shands plan on opening a 24-hour emergency facility in northwest Gainesville next year. This $10 million facility will allow locals to have access to quicker care in their area.

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State Supreme Court hears oral arguments in pension case

By on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:42 pm

The Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments from government workers on Friday against a 2011 law that workers say breaks their employment contracts.

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