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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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Technical difficulties delay opening of downtown Gainesville ice skating rink

By on November 29th, 2012 | Last updated: November 30, 2012 at 7:15 am

Alachua County residents will have to wait until Monday before they skate at a downtown Gainesville ice rink.

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Sunday rally’s speakers encourage early voting

By on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: October 29, 2012 at 3:17 pm

The Political Action Committee for the African American Accountability Alliance hosted the Empowerment Sunday rally at Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville. The rally focused on the importance of early voting. Speakers included Georgia Congressman John Lewis and civil rights leader Jesse Jackson.

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Annual Latino festival offers food, resources

By on September 14th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 11:34 am

The Chamber of Hispanic Affairs in Gainesville is hosting the 11th annual Downtown Latino Festival Saturday. The festival, which is free to the public, will begin at noon in the Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville.

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