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Project Downtown Serving Homeless During Islamic Holy Month

By on July 16th, 2015 | Last updated: July 16, 2015 at 5:29 pm

While fasting from sunrise to sunset, volunteers with Project Downtown Gainesville served food to the homeless during the last 10 days of Ramadan. In the future, Project Downtown hopes to have the funding to feed the homeless for all 30 days Ramadan.

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The Final Four: Gainesville City Commission Run-Off

By on April 10th, 2015 | Last updated: April 14, 2015 at 2:08 pm

Gainesville City Commission District 1 and At-Large Seat 1 will be decided in a run-off election on April 14. Four candidates advanced from a pool of 10 who ran in the initial elections on March 17.

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Friends and Family Grieve the Death of UF Innovation Academy Student

By and on January 20th, 2015 | Last updated: January 22, 2015 at 10:40 am

A University of Florida student died this weekend after sustaining fatal injuries in a car accident earlier this month.

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Gainesville Officials Educated on Ebola Safety Procedures

By on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 2:07 pm

Gainesville officials reassure residents of their knowledge of safety procedures taken in the case of a local Ebola case. Experts said residents shouldn’t worry about the spread of the infectious disease in Gainesville.

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Gainesville Partnership Gives New Life to Old Homes

By on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 4:40 pm

Gainesville’s Community Redevelopment Agency has partnered with Alachua Habitat for Humanity to create the Partnership for Paint program, which helps Gainesville residents update their homes through painting and repairs, for a reduced out-of-pocket fee.

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Florida Organization Awarded Grant to Sponsor Free Spay and Neuter

By on September 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: September 23, 2014 at 2:41 pm

No More Homeless Pets has received a grant for $25,000 from Florida Animal Friend to sponsor free spay and neuter for low-income houses, veterans and students with financial aid. This is the third time the grant has been given to the organization.

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UF Researchers Develop “Mixed-Reality” Training Technology for Military

By on September 16th, 2014 | Last updated: September 16, 2014 at 4:09 pm

Experts at UF develop simulators to help military doctors by providing opportunities to practice techniques. The Department of Defense granted the research team $1.7 million to develop five simulators over five years.

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New program helps UF students “Walk Safe” at night

By on September 12th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 9:42 am

A week ago, making a trek across the University of Florida campus wasn’t much of an issue for most UF students. But after a recent string of similar assaults on and near the UF campus, many students are left on […]

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UF Police Investigating Early Morning Assault Near Library

By on September 5th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:54 am

The University of Florida Police Department is investigating an assault that was reported at about 2:30 a.m. Friday in the Library West area of the Florida campus.

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Wells Fargo by Oaks Mall Robbed

By on April 25th, 2014 | Last updated: April 25, 2014 at 4:43 pm

The Wells Fargo Bank on Newberry Road near the Oaks Mall was robbed Friday afternoon by an unknown white male.

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