Category Archives: Local

Two Hit On University Avenue

By on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 3:02 pm

One male and one female were hit on University Avenue on Friday around midnight. They are expected to survive.

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Gainesville Taxi Industry Voices Concern Over Uber

By on October 12th, 2014 | Last updated: October 12, 2014 at 11:06 am

Gainesville taxi business owners and drivers are concerned with the lack of regulations regarding Uber ride-sharing service since its arrival in late August. The decision on whether to impose regulations on Uber will ultimately be left up to the city commission.

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One Dead in Fatal Car Accident on SW 34th Street

By and on October 8th, 2014 | Last updated: October 9, 2014 at 11:29 am

A female scooter driver in her 40s was killed Wednesday in an accident that occurred near the 34th Street Wall at 7:20 p.m.

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‘Furry Tails’ May Not Get Their Fairy Tale Endings

By on October 8th, 2014 | Last updated: October 8, 2014 at 1:41 pm

Alachua County Animal Services has exceeded maximum capacity. Despite creative efforts to find permanent homes for long-term residents, the shelter’s no-kill goal for the year may not be possible.

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Women Volunteers To Build Eighth Home In Alachua County

By on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 6:18 pm

Alachua Women Build recently finished its seventh home for Habitat for Humanity and will break ground on the eighth home Oct. 15.

The seventh house, named the Memorial House, is now home to a single mother and her four children, who moved in over the summer.

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New Southwest Health Clinic Begins Construction

By on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 4:19 pm

The Southwest Advocacy Group gets the funding to begin construction for a new local health clinic here in Gainesville.

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UF Students Collecting Books For Florida Department of Corrections

By on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 11:54 am

Two University of Florida Levin College of Law organizations are collecting books for prisoners through the middle of November. A number of genres are being accepted, but the books must be in accordance with the Admissible Reading Material section of the Florida Administrative Code.

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Pictures: March and Rally for Peace

By on October 6th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 11:03 am

Peaceful Paths, the Hippodrome theater and River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding partnered for a Unity Day march and rally on Oct. 5.

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Major Record Labels Take Bite Out Of Grooveshark

By and on October 4th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 10:54 am

Grooveshark, a Gainesville-based online music-streaming company was found guilty of copyright infringement and now faces major damages.

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New York Dog Reunited With Owner

By on October 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: October 4, 2014 at 12:51 pm

A dog that disappeared from Newburgh, New York two years ago was found mid-September in the front yard of an Ocala, Fla. home.

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