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Hunters Forgo The Store To Get Their Turkeys This Thanksgiving Season

By on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 4:39 pm

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Thanksgiving is approaching an instead of heading to the store to buy their turkeys, some people are taking the matter into their own hands. Some Gator Skeet and Trap Club members and employees are practicing their shots to prepare for hunting for their own turkeys.

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Rape crisis center helps victims heal

By on July 19th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:37 am

The arrest of a suspect for a 2008 rape that occured in Haile Plantation in southwest Gainesville is not the end of the case. Authorities are trying to make sure Andrew Payne returns to Alachua County to stand trial.  But […]

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Haile Plantation resident reacts to news of rape suspect arrest

By on July 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:10 pm

Relief is one way to describe how residents living in the Haile Plantation neighborhood are feeling after hearing the news of the arrest of Andrew Payne.  The 2008 brutal rape changed the way the residents moved around their neighborhood for […]

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State officials remind parents about hot cars and kids

By and on July 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:33 am

With rising temperatures and busy summer days, the Department of Children and Families and the Florida Highway Patrol are reminding parents and caregivers not to leave their children unattended in cars.  Press Secretary of the Department Erin Gillespie says that this is a growing […]

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Improvements in store for Gainesville Regional Airport

By on June 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:59 am

Over the years, area business and government leaders have been trying to help make the Gainesville Regional airport more competitve, both from a facilities standpoint, and from the number of flights that operate out of the airport.  Summer is a […]

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Small town remembers its past

By on June 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:50 pm

History buffs in Florida may want to come to Alachua County on Saturday.  The Battle of Micanopy’s 176th Commemoration event in the historic town of Micanopy is taking place. This year’s event memorial will be unlike all the others.    

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