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Donors Raise Funds For Family Of Girl Killed By Jumping Sturgeon

By on July 8th, 2015 | Last updated: July 8, 2015 at 11:43 am

A fundraising page has raised more than $20,000 for the family of a 5-year-old girl who was killed by a jumping sturgeon. The girl’s mother and brother were also injured.

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Boy, 9, Dies In Ocala National Forest House Fire

By on March 19th, 2015 | Last updated: March 19, 2015 at 11:25 am

A 9-year-old boy died after a fire broke out at his mobile home in the Ocala National Forest. Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire.

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Two Killed in Plane Crash While Filming Movie

By on April 7th, 2014 | Last updated: April 7, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Two men were killed in a plane crash while filming a low-budget zombie movie on Sunday. They were filming a scene in the air for the movie when the engine stalled.

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Viral Video About Venezuelan Protests Created By UF Student

By on February 20th, 2014 | Last updated: February 20, 2014 at 8:49 pm

A University of Florida student has created a video about student protests in Venezuela that has gone viral.

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Woman Found Dead in Car at Gainesville Hospital Garage

By on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 5:14 pm

Police are investigating the probable domestic violence incident that led to a woman’s fatal stabbing.

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Pedestrian struck, killed on Interstate 75 near Gainesville exit

By on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 12:46 pm

A woman was killed after being struck by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 75 early Wednesday morning in Gainesville, Fla.

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In the News: Tax collectors and driver’s licences, Florida panther killed, U.S. behind in math and science, Starke execution

By on December 11th, 2012 | Last updated: December 11, 2012 at 3:41 pm

Tax collector will soon issue driver’s licenses – Beginning in February, The Tax Collector’s Office in Alachua County will provide driver’s licenses, which will increase fees by $6.25. Most other tax collectors in Florida have made the shift already because […]

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Deadly mushrooms could be growing in your backyard

By on November 15th, 2012 | Last updated: November 15, 2012 at 4:55 pm

The poisonous Aminita virosa mushroom that killed two elderly women and hospitalized four other people in California thrive in wet, humid environments like Florida.

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Remembering legendary guitarist Doc Watson

By on May 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:50 am

Doc Watson, the grammy award-winning guitarist who has influenced and been revered by virtually every great bluegrass flatpicker in the country has died. The 89-year-old musician, who was blind from age 1, had recently undergone abdominal surgery at a hospital in […]

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Marion inmate dies

By on May 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:39 pm

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has taken over the death investigation of a Marion County Jail inmate who died late Monday.  The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says 37 year old Frederick Charles Kimball tried to kill himself around five […]

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