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VIDEO: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

By on April 30th, 2014 | Last updated: April 30, 2014 at 11:49 am

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are heading in a more public direction. University of Florida researchers have been exploring new ways of using this once largely private technology.

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Family Business Joins County to Save Otter Sink Tract

By on April 28th, 2014 | Last updated: April 28, 2014 at 11:47 am

The Suwannee River Water Management District will work with a private company to rehydrate the Otter Sink tract in Dixie County this fall.

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Two motorcyclists die in crashes near Dunnellon High School

By on April 28th, 2014 | Last updated: April 28, 2014 at 10:23 am

Two motorcyclists died near Dunnellon High School late Saturday night after the colliding with a Rainbow River State Park fence.

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One-Stop Shelter Aims To Be Sole Provider For The Homeless

By and on April 24th, 2014 | Last updated: April 24, 2014 at 6:03 pm

A new Gainesville homeless shelter is requesting other local services to stop catering to the homeless in the downtown area.

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UF Diving Coach Dies In Boating Accident

By on April 24th, 2014 | Last updated: April 24, 2014 at 5:40 pm

Donnie Craine died in a boating accident today near Sanibel Island.

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Apr. 23, 2014: Afternoon News In 90

By on April 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 23, 2014 at 4:43 pm

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Hoax 911 Call Causes Lockdown at Columbia High School

By on April 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 23, 2014 at 4:22 pm

A lockdown at Columbia High School occurred after a hoax 911 call was received stating another student brought a weapon to the school.

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Threatened Bird Species Get New Homes

By on April 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 28, 2014 at 11:40 am

The Alachua Conservation Trust is expanding its kestrel nest box program to newly acquired lands in order to provide nesting habitats for threatened birds.

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Clay County Hires Lawyer to Rewrite Unconstitutional Adult Entertainment Ordinance

By on April 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 22, 2014 at 5:15 pm

Clay County officials have hired a First Amendment lawyer to rewrite what they call an unconstitutional ordinance concerning adult entertainment businesses. The proposed ordinance would apply only to the county’s unincorporated areas, which make up over half the county.

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Officials Ensure Energy Prices Will Not Rise With New Coal Ban

By on April 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 25, 2014 at 2:09 pm

Locals are reacting to the possibility of a utility rate increase that would accompany Gainesville’s possible switch away from mountaintop coal removal.

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