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Alachua County Sheriff’s Office To Supervise Waldo After Ticketing Charges

By on August 30th, 2014 | Last updated: August 30, 2014 at 8:01 am

A plan, under development, would allow the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office to supervise Waldo police operations after allegations that the former chief and interim chief established illegal ticketing quotas.

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UF President Participates in ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’

By on August 25th, 2014 | Last updated: August 25, 2014 at 3:14 pm

University of Florida President Bernie Machen participated in the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” on Monday. Machen nominated all YouTube viewers as well as the president of UF Student Government and the vice president of the UF Division of Student Affairs.

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State Buys Land For Florida Greenway

By on August 25th, 2014 | Last updated: August 25, 2014 at 11:04 am

State park managers have said they will be buying or trading land in Marion, Palm Beach, and Jackson counties. This is to fill the gaps of the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway, a recreational outdoor area that spans 110 [...]

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Two People Die in Levy County Home Fire

By on August 20th, 2014 | Last updated: August 20, 2014 at 6:08 pm

Local law enforcement and the State Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating a mobile home fire that occurred in Levy County early Wednesday morning.  Lt. Scott Tummond of Levy County Sheriff’s Office said the Bronson Fire Department responded to calls at [...]

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Residents Collect Memories of Mom’s Kitchen

By on August 19th, 2014 | Last updated: August 19, 2014 at 5:51 pm

  Gainesville is saying goodbye to a neighborhood treasure following the demolition of the historic restaurant that served as a soul food and entertainment center for decades. Mom’s Kitchen, which was owned and operated by George Young and his family [...]

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Pictures: Pedro Bravo Guilty Verdict

By on August 15th, 2014 | Last updated: August 15, 2014 at 11:52 pm
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Pedro Bravo Found Guilty On All Seven Charges

By on August 15th, 2014 | Last updated: August 15, 2014 at 9:53 pm

After several hours of deliberation following a two-week trial, the jury has found Pedro Bravo guilty in the first-degree murder of his former high school friend and University of Florida student Christian Aguilar. Bravo, 20, was found guilty of first degree murder, [...]

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Pictures: Day Ten Of Pedro Bravo Trial

By on August 15th, 2014 | Last updated: August 15, 2014 at 9:49 pm
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Jury Will Hear Closing Arguments Today In Bravo Trial

By on August 15th, 2014 | Last updated: August 15, 2014 at 7:46 am

Day 10 of the Pedro Bravo trial will begin at 8:30 am today. Bravo took the stand yesterday, despite his counsel’s multiple statements that he would not testify in his own defense. Throughout the day he spent hours on the [...]

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Live Stream From Pedro Bravo Trial

By on August 15th, 2014 | Last updated: August 15, 2014 at 7:47 am
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