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How Budgets Cuts Are Affecting Putnam County Public Transportation

By on April 21st, 2014 | Last updated: April 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm

Putnam County’s only public transportation system is in danger. Putnam County officials are fighting to save the bus service that provides much-needed rides to doctor’s offices, grocery stores and more.

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Gainesville Cemetery Recognized as Historical Landmark

By on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 4:59 pm

Gainesville’s Evergreen Cemetery, which has been active for 158 years and houses more than 10,000 graves, received the State of Florida Historical Marker on April 12.

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April 18, 2014: Afternoon News in 90

By on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 3:40 pm

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

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Alachua Tax Collector Von Fraser Dies at 76

By on April 17th, 2014 | Last updated: April 17, 2014 at 12:35 pm

Von Fraser, who has served as Alachua County’s Tax Collector for 33 years, died early Thursday morning at the age of 76.

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Blueberry Industry Brings Blossoming Job Opportunities

By on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 4:15 pm

An increase in harvests of Florida blueberries helps economy in North Central Florida.

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Concerns Raised About Corporal Punishment in North Central Florida Schools

By on April 14th, 2014 | Last updated: April 14, 2014 at 10:46 pm

Suwannee County School District has the highest number of corporal punishment incidents in Florida for the 2011-12 school year. Founder of Floridians Against Corporal Punishment in Public School has made Suwannee County the next goal of his civil rights campaign.

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April 11, 2014: Afternoon News in 90

By on April 11th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 4:45 pm

Virginia Hamrick produced this update.   

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April 11, 2014: News in 90

By and on April 11th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 10:38 am

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

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Proposed Legislation To Focus On Florida Foster Children

By on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 10, 2014 at 6:51 pm

Helping foster children gain access to driver’s licenses and motor vehicle insurance is the focus of two bills currently in the Florida House and Senate.

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Apr. 9, 2014: Afternoon News In 90

By on April 9th, 2014 | Last updated: April 9, 2014 at 4:47 pm

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

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