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Envision Alachua Inches Closer With Help From Private Landowner

By and on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 4:08 pm

The Envision Alachua initiative is getting closer to the end of the second phase thanks to Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc.

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Be More Heroic Instructs Fort Clarke Students Through Anti-Bullying Campaign

By on October 24th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 12:17 pm

Students at Fort Clarke Middle School learned about the values of positivity and love at a school-wide assembly Thursday.

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Two Years Later, Hawthorne Still Hasn’t Recovered From Plywood Mill Shutdown

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 23, 2013 at 10:21 am

Dianne’s Old Time Barbecue in Hawthorne still sees slow business two years after a local plywood mill shut down.

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Werewolves, Zombies And More: Zombie Town At The Hippodrome

By on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 11:04 am

This Halloween season, the Gainesville Hippodrome State Theatre is bringing Zombie Town: A Documentary Play to the stage. WUFT News sat down with actor Logan Wolfe to talk about the upcoming show.

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Government Shutdown Could Have Negative Effects On Research

By and on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 1:44 pm

UF research departments have been heavily affected by the government shutdown. Some researchers are unable to come to work, and others are unable to contact their federally employed colleagues.

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No Permit Required To Park Cars On Game Days In Gainesville

By on August 29th, 2013 | Last updated: August 30, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Residents near Ben Hill Griffin stadium are now allowed to charge for parking in their yards without permits.

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Gainesville area reacts to morning-after pill legislation

By and on May 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 3:58 pm

The Food and Drug Administration will make the most widely known morning-after pill available on drugstore shelves to women ages 15 and older.

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Ricin-laced letters sent to Obama, U.S. Senator

By on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 3:58 pm

A ricin-laced letter addressed to President Barack Obama was intercepted Wednesday, after a letter packed with the same toxin was sent to Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., late Tuesday.

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Former Alachua County teacher gets deferred prosecution

By and on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 3:59 pm

Glen Nichol, Alachua County Teacher of the Year for 2012, has agreed to a deferred prosecution agreement following a sworn complaint for inappropriately touching at least one of his students at Lawton Chiles Elementary School.

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New Florida House bill could reduce utility rates, repeal cost recovery programs

By and on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 3:59 pm

The Florida House Energy and Utilities Subcommittee held a hearing Wednesday to discuss the proposal of a bill that would repeal cost recovery programs.

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