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By WUFT News on January 6th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 3:57 pm
Alachua County’s Wage Theft Protection Ordinance, which was passed in April with a 3 to 2 vote, went into effect Jan. 1. Unpaid and underpaid employees who have sought to resolve issues with their employers can file an official complaint.
By Cristina Mendez on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:37 am
The Alachua County Fire and Rescue Station 19 on Southwest 43rd Street and Southwest 20th Avenue has been closed because of a mold outbreak.
By Dahlia Ghabour on October 8th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 8:06 pm
The Alachua County Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center will run a 10-week support group for LGBT victims of intimate partner violence.
By Melissa Walpole on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 5:26 pm
The Gainesville Police Department is investigating a string of recent crimes that fit a national trend called Felony Lane Gang, where burglars break into cars and steal visible purses in an attempt to gain access to owners’ bank accounts.
By Lauren Lettelier on September 16th, 2013 | Last updated: September 16, 2013 at 8:50 pm
Larry Whitehead, wanted for murder in Gainesville, was arrested in South Carolina on Sunday.
As commissioners ranked candidates, Bourey was first, Stockton Whitten of Brevard County was second and Charles Oliver of Pensacola was third.
By Shaneece Dixon on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 2:44 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida:
By Amanda Di Lella and Cassandra Vangellow on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 4, 2012 at 2:29 pm
The Alachua County Virtual Cemetery Project is preserving the county’s past by cleaning gravestones and posting photos online.
Florida lawmakers are looking to kill the state’s reputation as the country’s most corrupt. Officials sent out surveys to the state’s counties and localities, asking for suggestions or constructive criticism.
By Rochelle Alleyne on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:03 pm
Following the Black Friday and Cyber Monday rush, the United Nations Foundation is working to promote a spirit of charitable giving through the hashtag, #GivingTuesday.