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The Complete Timeline Of Gainesville’s Homeless Shelter Saga

By on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 13, 2013 at 5:26 pm

The idea of a homeless center was born eight years ago alongside an ambitious plan to end homelessness in Gainesville. In the years since, the city’s plan to construct a permanent shelter has taken many twists and turns, all of them captured in this timeline.

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Florida’s Alcohol Sale Laws Remain A Widely-Varying Patchwork

By on August 25th, 2013 | Last updated: August 24, 2013 at 11:57 am

Only three Florida counties remain dry for liquor sales, including Lafayette County, which struggles to retain business. Suwannee County went wet in 2011, though some of its towns did not follow.

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With cleanup effort, is it enough to remove contaminants from the Koppers Superfund site?

By on May 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 15, 2013 at 9:40 am

Two feet of soil needs to be removed from the neighborhood near Gainesville’s Koppers Superfund site. And over the course of seven hours Thursday afternoon, Mitchell Brourman presented four times to the public the step-by-step plans for doing so.

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