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CDC Studies Effects of Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine Over Traditional Shot for Children

By on October 20th, 2014 | Last updated: October 20, 2014 at 6:14 pm

Recent studies suggests a nasal spray form of the flu vaccine is more effective than the flu shot in healthy children ages 2 to 8, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Clay County Schools Reassessing Suicide Prevention Resources

By on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 5:55 pm

Following three student suicides this year, Clay County School District is launching an outreach initiative to help students, parents and school personnel identify at-risk students and link them with resources.

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North Central Florida Counties Rank Low On Health

By on March 27th, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 11:58 am

A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin shows how local counties rank in resident health.

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Local Author Educates Children About Sexual Abuse

By on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 21, 2014 at 4:40 pm

Author Kandra Albury wants to start a dialogue about sexual abuse with children and their parents with the help of her book “Don’t You Dare Touch Me There!”

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In The News: Former Miss Venezuela Killed, Wine While Pregnant, Homeless Take Shelter, UF Finally Upgrades

By on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 3:59 pm

UF preparing to upgrade 30-year-old student records system | Gainesville.com – It will take about four years for the university to start using the new system, which is estimated to cost between $40 million and $70 million. The new system will [...]

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Williston Farm Puts On Train-Themed Carnival for Halloween

By on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 3:06 pm

A local Williston family is putting on a train-themed event for visitors during the Halloween weekend. The farm provides a place for families to bond and grow closer while riding on the Kirby’s private railroad.

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Alachua County School Board Hunting For Its New Superintendent

By on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 2:05 pm

Alachua County School Board members held the first of three forums to gather community input on what qualities are most important in the next superintendent of Alachua County Public Schools.

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Gainesville Police: Use Toy Guns On Halloween Wisely, Or Just Don’t Use Them

By on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 29, 2013 at 5:21 pm

If carrying a toy gun this Halloween, be sure to make the gun look fake. A gun that appears realistic could prove dangerous.

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New Bill Could Protect Florida Children From Identity Theft

By on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 2:22 pm

The Keeping IDs Safe Act could help protect Florida children from identity thieves by allowing parents to freeze children’s credit records.

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In The News: Three Gainesville TV Stations Bought Out, Florida Gas Prices Drop, Diana Nyad Goes to NYC, Program Continues Running After Gov. Shutdown

By on October 8th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 1:19 pm

$10 million donation to Benefit Head Start – The National Head Start Association has received a $10 million donation to help keep the program running during the federal government shutdown. Head Start programs, which focus on early education for low-income [...]

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