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By WUFT News on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 6:27 pm
Grace Marketplace, a “one-stop” shelter for the homeless, is discontinuing two of its staple services Oct. 1. The marketplace will no longer offer shelter under its outdoor pavilion, and will also close the chapel on site.
By Kelly Audette on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 6:26 pm
Five new hotels will open in Gainesville over the next few years: the Hotel Indigo, the Hyatt, the Element, a Home2 Suites and a TownePlace Suites.
By Kai Su on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 15, 2014 at 5:45 pm
Champions Park, formerly known as Nations Park, hopes to increase tourism after replacing the management director of the park and updating the contract to include new requirements.
By Scott St. Lifer on September 13th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 4:35 pm
Gainesville took another step towards increasing government transparency through the soft launch of statGNV. The new database aims to provide more data and statistics to the general public.
By Whitney Lavaux on September 12th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:30 am
Student organizations at the University of Florida organized a candlelight vigil in honor of Sept. 11 and the victims of the attacks thirteen years ago. These students shared their own stories of the backlash that followed the attacks.
By Whitney Lavaux on September 11th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 6:41 pm
A local Girl Scout donated agility equipment to Alachua County Animal Services. The equipment assists volunteers with training dogs in skills that make them more adoptable.
By Bethany Curl on September 9th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:54 am
A plea for solidarity and strength rang out at the No Gator Walks Alone rally held in the Plaza of Americas at the University of Florida on Monday night. The event, which was planned in less than 24 hours, came [...]
By Katelin Mariner and Carla Vianna on September 8th, 2014 | Last updated: September 8, 2014 at 5:36 pm
A scooter was struck by a vehicle around 2 p.m. Monday. The scooter’s driver suffered a broken leg and was taken to UF Health Shands Hospital for further medical attention.
By Katie Campbell on September 8th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:54 am
The University of Florida and Gainesville police departments will hold at press conference at 2 p.m. today to address multiple assaults reported on or near the UF campus in the past two weeks.
By Julian Hernandez and Amanda Di Lella on September 5th, 2014 | Last updated: September 5, 2014 at 6:26 pm
Southeast Alachua County landowners discuss Plum Creek Timber Company’s proposal to develop parts of the city and express their concerns.