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By Lauren Rautenkranz on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 4:14 pm
Emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the North Central Florida YMCA Wellness Center must determine which programs to cut to start generating badly needed revenue.
By Colette DuChanois on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 4:13 pm
This weekend’s 32nd annual Downtown Festival and Art Show in Gainesville climbed into the number-10 spot on Sunshine Artist magazine’s “200 Best” list of fine arts festivals, moving up three spaces from last year.
By Lauren Verno on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 1:36 pm
A suicide memorial garden was dedicated to those who have lost their lives to suicide and to the family members and friends left behind afterward. The garden, which has been in the designing and building process for over a decade, was finally opened on Thursday to the public.
By Cristina Mendez on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 2:04 pm
A father’s quest to help his disabled son take a stand against bullying has resulted in a non-profit organization in Gainesville, Box Tops for Makenley. General Mills will donate the money collected from the box tops to Makenley’s school in Indiana.
By Brianna Donet on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 1:23 pm
Gainesville artists use repurposed trash to create floats for the University of Florida’s homecoming parade.
By Yelena Orrelly on October 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: November 2, 2013 at 3:19 pm
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho listened to community members and defended his decisions during a town hall meeting hosted by the African American Accountability Alliance on Monday night.
By Jordan Albright on October 20th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 8:47 am
More North Central Florida startup companies are turning to an online fundraising website, Kickstarter, to gain capital for their project ideas. The catch? If their dollar goal isn’t met, participants don’t see a penny of the funds.
By Cristina Mendez on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 11:17 am
A man in Alachua County was diagnosed with West Nile virus in September. The Florida Department of Health in Alachua County is investigated where the virus originated.
By Yelena Orrelly on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 6:12 pm
Properties affected by the Cabot-Koppers Superfund site will soon enter the remediation process — ridding their yards and homes of harsh pollutants and chemicals.