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March 31, 2015: Morning News In 90

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


In The News: UF Football Lottery Ditched, Florida Proposes Mental Health Reform, Gainesville Pollen Levels High, Legislators Vote Along Gender Lines, Bush and Rubio Up, Clinton Down In New Florida Poll

UF ditches student football ticket lottery – UF student football season tickets can now be bought on a first-come, first-served basis instead of the former lottery system. The Gainesville Sun Florida Legislature opens door to for-profit mental health services – […]


Luke Watkins, the 28-year-old partner of Black Hog Farms, is working toward creating a weekly farmers market along the St. Johns River in Palatka. The Saturday market will feature local farmers, musicians, artists and food trucks.

Local Businessperson Plans Farmers Market For Palatka

While Palatka’s government hopes to attract visitors to their area with the riverfront development project, a local business owner has his own idea for bringing in more people.
Luke Watkins, whose family operates Black Hog Farm, envisions a weekly farmers market that goes beyond fresh produce. Watkins said he hopes to create a smaller version of Jacksonville’s Riverside Arts Market by including local artists, musicians and food trucks in his market.


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Community Provides Companion For Cerebral Palsy Child

Olivia Pitts, 3, has lived with cerebral palsy her whole life. Now, her community has pulled together to provide her with a service dog..


Rodrigo Guerrero, 21, watches his older brother, Alfonso Guerrero, 30, brewing coffee using a "pour over" technique. Know Where Coffee specializes in providing artisan coffees that are made to order. Bradley Williams / WUFT

Third-Wave Coffee Culture Popularity Rises In Gainesville

Know Where Coffee opened its doors this month. The new establishment proves the third-wave coffee culture is rising in popularity, especially across local coffee shops in Gainesville.


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