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Marion County Debuts Crime Alerts For Businesses

A woman enters the Ross Dress for Less on Southwest Archer Road on Tuesday. (Cresonia Hsieh/WUFT)

The Marion County Sheriff's Office introduced a new crime-alert system, "Business Sheriff Alert for Emergencies" that sends free text messages and emails to businesses similar to ones that have been victims of crime before. These messages include incident details, suspect profiles and photographs that can help with crime prevention.

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Local Children Treated To ‘Heroes And Helpers’ Shopping Spree

Corporal Christopher Cardwell sorts through video games with Manhattan McFadden. Caitlin Franz / WUFT News

The Gainesville Police Department and Target pair up every year as part of the Heroes and Helpers program to give local elementary school students the opportunity to go shopping. The event gives back to the community by raising money for agencies in about 200 communities throughout the United States. Last year the program raised more than $150,000.

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Gator Domino’s Ditches Drive-Thru Microphone, Goes Digital

From left to right: Domino’s employees Geo Crume (far left) and Sawyer Cunningham (far right) make pizzas at the new pizza theatre store. The store on Archer is the first location to offer exclusively digital services.

Gator Domino's is going digital. At the new store, scheduled to open Oct. 5, workers will not take orders at the drive-through. Food must be ordered by telephone or by a digital device ahead of time. A "pizza theater" will be featured, where customers can watch their food being prepared. The owner, Freddie Wehbe, says Gator Domino's digital changes are first of its kind among other Domino's stores.

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