By Patrick Pinak on September 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: September 22, 2015 at 3:31 pm
Salvador Cabrera traveled from Guatemala to Gainesville last year to get a tumor removed and cure his liver cancer. With a successful surgery and about $70,000 to still pay off in medical bills, the Cabrera family is optimistic about raising money through human foosball tournaments to help with the expenses.
By Olivia Muenter on October 27th, 2014 | Last updated: October 27, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Washington school shooting claims another victim – One of four people shot when a gunman opened fire in a Washington high school cafeteria has died, bringing the death toll to two people. The shooter killed one person at the scene […]
By Leah Harding on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 11:53 am
Funding from the City of Gainesville will allow a pavilion at the Grace Marketplace facility to remain open for one more month.
By Katelin Mariner on October 8th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 1:12 pm
Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced funding for the third and largest phase of early restoration projects to combat the Deepwater Horizon (BP) Oil Spill of 2010 on Oct. 7. Although $100 million was allocated to Florida by the Deepwater Horizon […]
By WUFT News on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: December 10, 2014 at 11:36 am
Grace Marketplace will soon close two facilities to alleviate some of its expenses.
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By Olivia Langdon on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 6, 2013 at 4:48 pm
The Cotton Club in East Gainesville was once home to acts from B.B. King and Ray Charles. It is now being renovated to house a new museum and cultural center.
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