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In The News: Construction Developments In Gainesville; Troops in Afghanistan; Florida Senate President Discusses Future Plans; Hurricane Joaquin To Strengthen

By on September 30th, 2015 | Last updated: September 30, 2015 at 10:20 am

Developers Changing Landscape In All Directions – Development projects that will bring new retail, office and apartment buildings to Gainesville are in progress. Butler North and The Standard are areas that are currently under construction. The Gainesville Sun U.S. military […]

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Southwest 34th Street Repairs Advance Into Final Phase

By on September 15th, 2015 | Last updated: September 15, 2015 at 4:10 pm

With the second and final phase of construction beginning on Southwest 34th Street in Gainesville, residents can expect a solution to the manholes and uneven pavement. Although partly delayed because of the rainy wet season, the lane closures and repaving should be completed by Sept. 25.

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Bert’s Fate Still Has To Wait

By on May 14th, 2015 | Last updated: May 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm

After a meeting held Tuesday to discuss alternate plans for the University of Florida’s Nuclear Science Building construction, the fate of Bert the bluff oak is still undecided. UF’s Lakes, Vegetation and Landscaping Advisory Committee discussed an alternate plan but were unable to reach a decision.

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UF Students, Staff Attempt To Save Heritage Trees

By on April 11th, 2015 | Last updated: April 15, 2015 at 5:36 pm

The people behind a social media campaign that took root over night are celebrating a little victory for a very big tree.
After discovering a unique tree on the University of Florida’s campus is scheduled for removal because of construction, a group of students and faculty rallied to save it.

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In The News: FL Legislator Advocates For The Disabled, Nursing Home Construction Begins, UNF Heads To NCAA, Retail-Model Healthcare in South Florida

By on March 9th, 2015 | Last updated: March 9, 2015 at 10:54 am

FL Legislator Advocates For The Disabled – Senate President Andy Gardiner is pushing for more legislation to increase state-funded opportunities for developmentally disabled individuals. Sarasota Herald-Tribune Nursing Home Construction Begins After 14-Year Ban – Construction of new nursing homes in […]

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UF College of Education Seeks Renovation Funding For Historic Norman Hall

By on February 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: February 24, 2015 at 2:29 pm

University of Florida officials hope to receive state funding to renovate the College of Education building after years of maintenance issues. Norman Hall has had problems with mold, damaged windows and peeling paint.

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In the News: Disney Ticket Prices, Construction Worker Demand, Florida Health Care, Water Policy Revamp

By on February 20th, 2015 | Last updated: February 20, 2015 at 11:30 am

Disney World Tickets To Exceed $100 – Prices for a one-day ticket to Disney World’s Magic Kingdom park are said to increase to $105. The last time prices rose was last February, when most park tickets rose to $99. Orlando Sentinel Construction Industry Faces […]

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Downtown Development Anchors Palatka Revitalization

By on February 13th, 2015 | Last updated: February 13, 2015 at 12:46 pm

The city of Palatka is revitalizing its downtown through several development projects. At its center is the restoration of four vacant buildings that will contain commercial, residential and retail spaces.

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Local Road Construction Frustrates Area Residents

By on February 12th, 2015 | Last updated: February 12, 2015 at 7:25 pm

Residents near construction voice their frustrations and concerns at road blockage. The construction is preventing school buses from reaching children and obstructing mail delivery.

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Prisoner Labor Saves Taxpayer Money

By on December 19th, 2014 | Last updated: December 19, 2014 at 10:02 am

In exchange for a reduced sentence, some Marion County inmates participate in a prison work program. The program has produced much of the jail’s infrastructure, saving taxpayers more than $9 million in 2013.

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