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Alachua County Awarded For Sensory Storytime Program

By on September 25th, 2015 | Last updated: September 24, 2015 at 5:37 pm

The Alachua County Library District recently won the Innovation of the Year award for its Sensory Storytime program. The program is designed for pre-school children with autism and other sensory integration needs.

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Kidnapped Therapy Dog Returns In Poor Condition

By on January 26th, 2015 | Last updated: January 27, 2015 at 1:27 pm

Twelve-year-old Taren’s therapy dog Hank was found tied to a tree in a neighbor’s yard after being lost for several months. The Christie family says they are relieved to have everyone back under one roof, but unfortunately Hank is sick with heartworms.

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In the News: Pasco Autism Center Gets Reprieve, Florida Senate: 75 MPH Interstate Speed Limit, Florida Woman Injured in Road Rage Incident, Broward Sheriff’s Officers Charged in Ponzi Case, Connecticut Student Killed Apparently Over Prom

By on April 25th, 2014 | Last updated: April 25, 2014 at 1:57 pm

Road rage incident leaves woman injured – The woman was dragged along the road near downtown St. Petersburg after confronting a driver who had been tailgating her. Tampa Bay Times Florida Senate approves raising speed limit to 75 mph on […]

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New study aims to link obesity and autism during pregnancy

By on April 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:32 pm

The Journal of Pediatrics has released a research article reporting overweight and obese mothers are more than two times more likely to give birth to children with autism or developmental delays. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich reports.

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