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Missing Teens Found At Cell Phone Store

By on June 8th, 2015 | Last updated: June 9, 2015 at 8:10 am

The remaining two teens missing from a Meridian Behavior Recovery Center in Lake City have been found. They have been turned over to local law enforcement.

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Gilchrist Residents Voice Concern Over Proposed Ten Commandments Monument

By on June 8th, 2015 | Last updated: June 12, 2015 at 3:07 pm

A large monument of the Ten Commandments might be built in front of the County Courthouse in Trenton. A meeting will be held to discuss the proposal at 6 p.m. in the Gilchrist County Meeting Room.

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Local Artist Overcomes Dyslexia With Art

By on June 4th, 2015 | Last updated: June 5, 2015 at 1:39 pm

Once told she would have a difficult time making it to college, University of Florida graduate student Lydia Dildilian suffers from severe dyslexia. She has persevered through her art.

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June 4, 2015: News In 90

By on June 4th, 2015 | Last updated: June 4, 2015 at 4:45 pm

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

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Dignity Village Residents Lack Shelter From Summer Storms

By on June 4th, 2015 | Last updated: June 4, 2015 at 10:27 am

Some residents at Dignity Village lack adequate shelter from summer storms. An evacuation plan that would transport Dignity Village residents is being drafted, according to the city manager’s office.

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Local Lives: The Hot Sauce Boss From Lacrosse

By on June 1st, 2015 | Last updated: June 1, 2015 at 1:14 pm

The self-proclaimed ‘Wizard of Odd’ found a passion for selling hot sauces at farmer’s markets. Joe Di Vito found the career he loves after 40 years, and takes pleasure in telling stories — including how one of his sauces was inspired by a visit from a UFO.

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Sawmill Fire Contained By Firefighters, Debris Still Smoldering

By on May 28th, 2015 | Last updated: May 28, 2015 at 6:18 pm

Firefighters have worked to contain a fire at a Worthington Springs sawmill. The fire that was reported Wednesday morning at J.L. Wood Gator Reman sawmill continues to smolder as sawmill workers try clearing the debris.

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Young Marines Honor Veterans On Memorial Day

By on May 25th, 2015 | Last updated: May 25, 2015 at 4:46 pm

Milton Lewis Young Marines honor veterans during Memorial Day ceremonies at Forest Meadows Cemetery in Gainesville. Mayor Ed Braddy and Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell were among the group that dedicated their speeches to veterans.

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Rolling to Recovery: Tattooed and Bruised

By on May 25th, 2015 | Last updated: May 26, 2015 at 12:23 pm

Camille Loose is a 30-year-old recovering methadone addict who may be better known to some by her roller derby name, Jane Dough. Loose turned to the sport to help overcome her past issues.

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Ichetucknee Springs Reopens Entrance for Memorial Day

By on May 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: May 22, 2015 at 5:37 pm

Ichetucknee Springs is reopening the northern entrance of the park for Memorial Day weekend. 4,000 are expected to be in attendance during the three-day weekend.

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