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By Patrick Kelly on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 8:47 am
According to Dr. Dan Kline, a research entomologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Gainesville, people have different levels of attractiveness to mosquitoes that can vary from species to species, making it difficult to pin down what is truly going on.
By Brianna Donet, Amber Dawson and Dana Kurtz on September 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 3:38 pm
Sameer Saboungi, a University of Florida student, migrated from Syria when he was a child. The world, not just the United States, has a responsibility to answer to the horrors that have been quickly erupting in his home country, he said.
By Caitlin Sinett on August 29th, 2013 | Last updated: August 30, 2013 at 8:06 am
Due to a 2012 state law on tattoo parlors, people who received tattoos after Jan. 1 no longer have to wait 12 months to donate blood.
By Paige Kauffman and Heather van Blokland on August 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 7:44 am
The Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Florida sponsored a commemorative event Wednesday night to honor the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.
By Michael Pappa Jr. on August 28th, 2013 | Last updated: August 28, 2013 at 7:23 pm
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church took part in a nationwide ringing of the bells, which occurred at 3 p.m. all over the country to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
By Ashley Azpiazu on August 28th, 2013 | Last updated: August 29, 2013 at 5:17 am
Many people hold the misconception that the March on Washington was strictly an African-American rally for civil rights, says Jamal Sowell, assistant to UF President Bernie Machen. In fact, there were multiple sectors of the country marching for jobs and freedom.
The first African-American school board member in Gainesville describes the atmosphere at the March of Washington and what it was like to be a part of the historic moment.
By Natanya Spies on August 27th, 2013 | Last updated: August 28, 2013 at 3:00 pm
About half the evidence has been processed in the Christian Aguilar murder case, including items found in defendant Pedro Bravo’s car, according to Assistant State Attorney Brian Kramer.
By Morgan Falcon on August 26th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 7:44 am
Gainesville youth commemorated this week’s 50th anniversary of the March on Washington in 1963, but many on Saturday said more civil rights progress needs to be made.
By Justin Galicz on August 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: August 23, 2013 at 5:56 pm
At around 3 p.m. Friday, the group left on the 10-hour-long journey in a charter bus from the Walmart on Waldo Road. They expect to arrive back in Gainesville Sunday night, Chestnut said.