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Lawmakers Scrap Plans to Dissolve Hampton, Embattled City Celebrates

By on March 29th, 2014 | Last updated: March 31, 2014 at 11:45 am

They were convinced by city Councilman Dan Williams’ presentation on how the city government will change following a damning state auditor’s report.

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Gainesville Regional Airport Closed After Bomb Threat

By on December 20th, 2013 | Last updated: December 20, 2013 at 2:29 pm

The Gainesville Regional Airport was closed for more than an hour on Friday after an unspecified bomb threat was called in to one of the rental car agencies.

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Why A Highway 301 Small Business Pays A $1,000 Monthly Electric Bill

By and on December 19th, 2013 | Last updated: December 19, 2013 at 6:44 am

Linda Gowens’ electric bill is usually $300 or $400 a month. This time of year, though, it generally triples as part of the cost of doing business at Linda’s Yard Arts on Highway 301 near Lawtey.

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Locals React to Death of Nelson Mandela

By on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 6, 2013 at 4:46 pm

Many people around Gainesville are joining others around the world in remembering Nelson Mandela.

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Biomass Plant Noise Levels Below Gainesville’s Ordinance, But Residents Are Still Unhappy

By on November 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 8:58 am

WUFT News measured this past month the noise in areas near Gainesville Renewable Energy Center’s biomass plant, which some locals said disrupts their daily lives.

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No, Gainesville’s Downtown Art Festival Isn’t Really In October

By on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 4:06 pm

A street banner hanging between the Pi Kappa Alpha House and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium proclaims the festival for Oct. 16 and 17, a month behind the actual date: this Saturday and Sunday.

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Marion County’s Two Largest Food Banks Have Very Little Food

By on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Marion County’s two largest food banks are struggling to keep their shelves stocked during a time where the demand is now larger than the supply.

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Governor Rick Scott Speaks to Mayo Residents About Shutdown

By , and on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 3:07 pm

The governor visited the Lafayette County Courthouse in Mayo to listen and discuss the concerns of the small town’s residents, including the federal government shutdown.

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Suwannee Lake To Close Tuesday For Renovations

By on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 12:21 pm

The lake in Suwannee County near Live Oak will be closing for renovations on Tuesday for the first time since the lake opened in 1967. FWC does not have a specific date for when the lake will reopen.

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