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From Jan. 2008 to March 2013, there were 1,577 reported gun-related crimes. In 2008, 309 gun-related crimes were reported. In 2009, the number increased to a reported 367 crimes. Since then, it has been decreasing.
By Stefanie Cainto, Ashira Morris, Alex Catalano, Samantha Shavell and Wade Millward on May 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: May 3, 2013 at 10:34 am
A state-run contest to kill snakes brought worldwide attention to Florida’s invasive species problem. But how much closer are researchers to a solution?
By Samantha Shavell on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 25, 2013 at 12:08 pm
“What would Ryan Lochte do?” premiered Sunday night on E! and features footage of restaurants in Gainesville.
By Samantha Shavell on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 12:43 pm
John O’Sullivan, who was one of Thatcher’s special advisers and speechwriters, said an argument about education vouchers started his 40-year friendship with Thatcher.
By Samantha Shavell on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 9:28 am
Shawn Janetzke hopes to get married some day. The 19-year-old UF student identifies himself as gay and hopes the cases the Supreme Court is hearing this week will allow him to get married in the future.
By Samantha Shavell on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 8:42 pm
Florida Senate in the process of hearing legistlation to repeal special permits for international drivers.
By Samantha Shavell on March 14th, 2013 | Last updated: March 16, 2013 at 4:49 pm
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina became Pope Francis I Wednesday. People in Gainesville are having different reactions to the decision.
By Samantha Shavell on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 5:06 pm
An organization that supports brain research has dubbed this week Brain Awareness Week. There will be activities each weekday afternoon on the University of Florida campus put on by the UF Neuroscience Club.
George A. Smathers Libraries launches new online exhibit of Jewish life nearing the World War II era
By Samantha Shavell on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 25, 2013 at 1:47 pm
As a precursor to a physical exhibit of primary sources related to the Holocaust, Smathers library is showcasing an online exhibit featuring documents revealing Jewish life immediately before World War II.