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By Alexandra Rivera on April 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 18, 2013 at 5:39 pm
The Alachua County Wage Theft Task Force held a press conference Thursday to urge State Sen. Rob Bradley to reconsider sponsoring a bill which would block all anti-wage theft ordinances, including those for Alachua County.
By Vonecia Carswell on April 11th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 11:38 pm
After an intense nine rounds of pitching his company to CEOs, Nikhil Kundra, founder of Partender, won the fourth annual “GAIN 2013 Fast Pitch” competition Thursday night.
By Vonecia Carswell on April 11th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 4:15 pm
Gainesville Area Innovation Network will host its fourth annual networking event Thursday. “GAIN 2013 Fast Pitch” will give nine startup companies the opportunity to pitch their ideas to local entrepreneurs.
By WUFT News on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:40 pm
Tempo Bistro to Go is one of 18 restaurants and other local businesses that recycle their food scraps in partnership with Gainesville Compost.
By Janny Rodriguez on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 4:55 pm
With home values in Alachua County slowly rising at an estimated rate of 5 percent and low interest rates for buyers, many local residents are deciding now is the time to buy a new home.
Workforce Connection of Citrus, Levy and Marion counties will host a job fair Wednesday at the College of Central Florida. The event is will provide job seekers with networking and employment opportunities.
By Alli Langley on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: February 27, 2013 at 5:00 pm
Newberry will host a grand opening baseball and softball tournament March 22-24 at Nations Park.
By Maggie Schwartzman on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 10:29 pm
The trial over the 2010 British Petroleum oil spill began Monday. Three years later, some business owners say they can still feel the financial effects of the disaster.
By Michael Cadigan on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: February 15, 2013 at 10:11 pm
American Airlines and US Airways announced a $11 billion merger on Thursday, and Gainesville businesses as well as the airport are unsure as to what the effects on the local economy will be. American Airlines filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2011 and the merger still waits approval from the bankruptcy courts.
By Rochelle Alleyne on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: February 17, 2013 at 10:54 am
A new Burlington Coat Factory store in Ocala could bring at least 75 new jobs to the city. The story is expected to open in a few months.