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By Katie Campbell on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:17 am
Mason Scott Beuning lived at 3119 NW Fourth St. in Gainesville at the time of his arrest for theft and IED possession six months ago. Jamie Tucker, his former roommate, said his friend never intended harm. Beuning’s case is under review.
By Trevor Sikkema on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 2:42 pm
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is instituting a new training program to keep its deputies in shape. The program includes an obstacle course and combat training.
By Emily Cardinali on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 3:36 pm
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The effects of the Florida Legislature’s recent “bong ban” on Gainesville are still unclear. There have not been any tangible changes in arrests for illegal drug use or the public image of marijuana.
By Jaime Sloane on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 2:39 pm
Alachua County is part of a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to make solar panels more accessible to residents. The county will use its share of the $1.575 million grant to create a system on its website to help residents obtain solar panel installation permits.
By Erica A. Hernandez on November 5th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 9:33 am
On Tuesday afternoon, Ocala City Council members voted to approve the license agreement with FSL Bomber Baseball, LLC. and delay three other agreements in what the city has dubbed “Project Home Run.”
By Lauren Rautenkranz 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.
By Ben Baumer on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 3:38 pm
People from all over the world will be flocking to Gainesville’s downtown this weekend for the annual rock music festival.
By Colette DuChanois on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 11:41 am
A wildlife biologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Research Center in Gainesville is conducting testing using a special trap he designed to capture pythons in Florida. The five pythons being used in the study were found wild in the Everglades.
By Jaime Sloane on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 4:20 pm
The Spirit of Suwannee Music Park will have a halloween-themed music festival from Thursday to Saturday. “Hulaween” is hosted by the band String Cheese Incident and is expected to bring many tourists to Suwannee County and nearby Live Oak.