By Aaron Brand 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.
By Leanna Scachetti 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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By Rochelle Alleyne 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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By Erica A. Hernandez 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.
By Cyanne Dunn 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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Eight months after Gainesville’s City Commission purchased a chunk of land home to three businesses, the localities are discussing their impending move.
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Gainesville-based Kinwa Inc.’s Bubble app is one of four final contestants in the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention’s $50,000 contest.
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By Maria Llorens on April 5th, 2014 | Last updated: April 5, 2014 at 4:06 pm
The school is one of nine nationally accredited direct-entry midwifery schools in the country.
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Gainesville’s 15th annual Great Air Potato Round-Up attracted volunteers in the area to help eradicate the invasive plant known as the air potato. The plant has become a problem in Florida because of its disruptive nature to native plants.
By Rachel Crosby on January 24th, 2014 | Last updated: January 24, 2014 at 3:40 pm
Ten candidates, including two incumbents, are seeking office.