County crime rate dips; officials credit policing tactics – Alachua County’s crime rate for first half of 2013 was 9.4 percent lower than the same time last year. Gainesville Police Department attributed the reduction to community-oriented tactics. Gainesville Sun Rubio stirs [...]
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By Sam Burroughs on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 1:04 pm
Shutdown: Florida lawmakers feud – Members of Florida’s congressional delegation began the first day of the government shutdown by temporarily laying off their own staffers. While some kept their full staff, others asked to have their annual salary be withheld [...]
By Lauren Verno on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 1:10 pm
The Florida Public Interest Research Group has launched a campaign to educate young adults about the upcoming health care legislation. Beginning in January, all Americans are required to have health insurance or they’ll have to pay a fine.
Locals protested the government shutdown and furlough on over 800,000 federal employees at Rep.Ted Yoho’s Gainesville office.
By Leah Harding on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 1, 2013 at 7:54 am
Stuart Eizenstat, former U.S. ambassador to the European Union, will speak tonight at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida on Judaism and global politics. The event starts at 6 p.m. and is open to the public.
By Trevor Sikkema on September 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 9:13 pm
As lawmakers continue to debate the proper funding for future health care programs, organizations across Florida are already offering practical ways to help low-income residents who need care now.
By Brittany Bokzam on September 14th, 2013 | Last updated: September 14, 2013 at 4:21 pm
More Democrats decry ‘harmful, spiteful’ ban on ‘navigators’ as Scott avoids issue – An increasing number of high-profile Democrats are openly criticizing a Florida policy barring paid health care advisers from contacting patients at local health departments. The policy has [...]
University Corners project back before the city – Construction of University Corners, a project first discussed in 2003, could start this summer. Swerdlow Group, a South Florida developer, plans to build a mix of retail space and residences along the [...]
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By Tom Krynski on August 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:02 pm
The president of the American Medical Association is visiting Gainesville to meet with medical students and business leaders.