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Pictures: FEST 13

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 3:07 pm

Independent music festival FEST celebrated its 13th year this weekend in downtown Gainesville.

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Residents Encouraged To Vote Early At ‘Empowerment Sunday’

By and on October 27th, 2014 | Last updated: October 28, 2014 at 3:55 pm

Voters were encouraged to take full advantage of early voting on Sunday at Gainesville’s Empowerment Sunday organized by the African American Accountability Alliance of Alachua County. Martin Luther King III attended.

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Kaleidoscope Tour’s Color Run Comes To Gainesville

By on September 29th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 8:48 pm

The Kaleidoscope Tour visited Gainesville on Saturday for the 2014 edition of the Color Run. Nicknamed “The Happiest 5K On The Planet,” the run drew hundreds of participants.

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Gainesville And Alachua County Fund Project to Help Homeless

By on August 28th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:21 pm

Gainesville and Alachua County are funding a project that provides meals, showers and mental health screenings for the homeless.

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Rain and Freeze Set Back Local Farmers

By on January 14th, 2014 | Last updated: January 16, 2014 at 2:14 pm

As Florida’s weather continues to fluctuate, local farmers adapt in the aftermath of early January’s bitter-cold temperatures.

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Crowd Gathers at Bo Diddley Plaza in Gainesville to Protest Zimmerman Verdict

By on July 16th, 2013 | Last updated: July 16, 2013 at 3:51 pm

Rain didn’t stop more than 100 protesters from showing up at Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville to march against the George Zimmerman not guilty verdict.

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Fourth of July Celebrations Begin in Alachua County

By on July 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: July 3, 2013 at 10:20 am

Fanfares and Fireworks will kick off the Fourth of July celebrations for Alachua County Wednesday night, and a host of other events are planned for the rest of the week.

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WUFT Weekender: Ninety Miles Project, Artwalk Gainesville, Spring Native Plant Sale

By and on April 26th, 2013 | Last updated: April 26, 2013 at 11:43 am

Events this weekend: Ninety Miles Project, Artwalk Gainesville, Spring Native Plant Sale

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A homeless woman’s hope for a better future

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 6:11 pm

One homeless woman in Alachua County speaks of her struggles, living environment and daily life.

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Here are some area roads to avoid over the MLK holiday

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 3:51 pm

As a result of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday a few roads will be closed in the area.

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