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Gainesville’s Civic Media Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary

By on October 19th, 2013 | Last updated: October 19, 2013 at 9:44 pm

Gainesville’s Civic Media Center is hosting a celebration Friday in honor of a milestone it has reached.

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Government Shutdown Affects Military Death Benefits

By on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 5:51 pm

Families who have lost loved ones in the military are not receiving death benefits during the government shut down.

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New Tool Searches Sex Offenders on Florida College Campuses

By and on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 4:50 pm

A new search function added to the FDLE’s website can search sex offenders registered at colleges, universities and post-secondary schools.

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New Bill Could Protect Florida Children From Identity Theft

By on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 2:22 pm

The Keeping IDs Safe Act could help protect Florida children from identity thieves by allowing parents to freeze children’s credit records.

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Gainesville Businesses Hope to Learn from Experience

By on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 3:40 pm

In the first of four Company Lifestyle workshops the Florida Works and the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce hosted, local business met Friday with other successful business owners to discuss strategies, address issues in the workplace and establish a network of support.

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Senators Discuss Immigrant Tuition Equity On UF’s Campus

By and on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 3:26 pm

Senators spoke on a panel at the University of Florida to discuss tuition equity for immigrants with students, faculty and community members.

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Mold Outbreak Closes Alachua County Fire Rescue Station

By on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:37 am

The Alachua County Fire and Rescue Station 19 on Southwest 43rd Street and Southwest 20th Avenue has been closed because of a mold outbreak.

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Abused LGBT Partners Now Have An Alachua County Support Group

By on October 8th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 8:06 pm

The Alachua County Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center will run a 10-week support group for LGBT victims of intimate partner violence.

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Why Some Florida Big Cat Owners Disagree About Breeding, Public Contact With Cubs

By and on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: December 5, 2013 at 12:14 am

A petition to the U.S. Department of Agriculture from several animal rights groups is seeking a federal ban on licensees who allow the public to have direct or physical contact with big cats, bears, or nonhuman primates of any age, as well as breeding them. Not every Florida big cat owner agrees with the proposed regulations.

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Gainesville’s Weekend Burglary Crimes Seemingly Linked To Nationwide Spree

By on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 5:26 pm

The Gainesville Police Department is investigating a string of recent crimes that fit a national trend called Felony Lane Gang, where burglars break into cars and steal visible purses in an attempt to gain access to owners’ bank accounts.

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