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Alachua County To Mirror Innovation Hub

By on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 20, 2014 at 6:11 pm

Innovation Hub has led to new businesses moving into the city.

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Gainesville Localities Plan Impending Move; Fire Station Draws Plans

By on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 4:16 pm

Eight months after Gainesville’s City Commission purchased a chunk of land home to three businesses, the localities are discussing their impending move.

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Dog Obedience Business in High Springs Expands to Four States

By on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 12:40 pm

Pepedogs, a canine behavioral correction business that began nearly two decades ago in High Springs, is nationally expanding its brand and partner companies.

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Gainesville Software Startup Competes for Innovation Prize

By on April 11th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 11:28 am

Gainesville-based Kinwa Inc.’s Bubble app is one of four final contestants in the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention’s $50,000 contest.

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Florida Innovation Competition Aids Gainesville Entrepreneurs

By on March 24th, 2014 | Last updated: March 24, 2014 at 7:09 pm

Florida scientists and engineers introduce inventions in hopes of earning $50,000 prize from the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention.

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Newberry Company’s Organic Toothpaste Part of Growing Market

By on March 18th, 2014 | Last updated: March 19, 2014 at 9:07 pm

Coldstream Naturals, a Newberry-based company, is one of the first to enter the organic personal care market with their line of mouth washes and tooth creams.

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Middleburg Nonprofit Expands to Fight Hunger, Serve More Families

By on March 17th, 2014 | Last updated: March 17, 2014 at 7:15 pm

They use donated deer meat to feed undernourished families.

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City Chamber Announces Convention Center Plans

By and on February 1st, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 8:53 am

City officials are hoping a new convention center can attract more business to Gainesville.

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Booming Home Sales in Northeast Florida

By on February 1st, 2014 | Last updated: February 5, 2014 at 5:57 pm

Northeast Florida sees an increase in home sales in 2013. Increase is credited in part to lower unemployment rates.

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Honey From The Heart: Beekeepers Strive to Keep Honey “Real”

By on December 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: December 23, 2013 at 10:04 am

Bees have satisfied the palette of mankind for centuries with one of the world’s first natural sweeteners: Honey. Nancy Gentry’s fascination with honey began at an early age, which led her to dedicate her life to Florida’s honey bee industry, more than 50 years later.

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