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By Sara Drumm on May 10th, 2013 | Last updated: May 10, 2013 at 12:04 pm
Mike Myers, 66, lives in Gainesville and founded Bearded Brothers Solutions, as well as the Repurpose Project, a nonprofit that focuses on finding new uses, especially in art projects or crafts, for old items that he says had “always just been dumped in a hole.”
By Ethan Magoc on May 8th, 2013 | Last updated: May 8, 2013 at 12:18 pm
He told police he also had a homemade cardboard firework with black powder inside at his home. A fuse was attached to the sealed ends, according to his arrest report.
By Joe Lancos on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Gov. Rick Scott signed the Let Kids Be Kids bill to allow foster parents to make decisions for their children. The bill will take effect July 1 and will give foster children a sense of normalcy.
By Stefanie Cainto on April 8th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 5:45 pm
Florida is one of five states without texting restrictions for drivers. The Senate’s current bill makes the use of wireless communication devices behind the weheel a secondary offense, with emergency and GPS navigation use exceptions.
By Karly Kehres on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 9:18 am
Gainesville Regional Utilities customers have received phone calls from scammers who may have claimed to be GRU representatives demanding payment and threatening to suspend service.
By Jessica Kegu on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm
Sen. Nelson spent Tuesday afternoon at Silver Springs with representatives from Marion County to bring attention to a problem that is literally growing every day. That problem is algae.
The federal budget sequester is a week old, and its effects are now starting to be felt in North Central Florida. If you made plans for the third annual Gator Fly-In air show on April 27, you can clear your calendar; it’s been canceled.
By Heather van Blokland on March 7th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 5:37 pm
For those seeking Florida driver’s licenses, there is good news coming for waiting times but bad news on costs.
By Meg Wagner on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 1:17 pm
A collection of updates from Twitter, Facebook and the Web about the damage in Cedar Key, Tampa and other areas in central Florida
By Samantha Dean on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 7:07 pm
A 19-year-old woman living on the line between Bradford and Clay counties could face charges after making up a story to police about a burglar stabbing her in the leg.