Tag Archives: Gainesville

Gay Marriage Ban Ends As Couples Wed Throughout Florida

By on January 6th, 2015 | Last updated: January 6, 2015 at 3:26 pm

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage ended statewide at the stroke of midnight Monday, and court clerks in some counties wasted no time, issuing marriage licenses and performing weddings for same-sex couples in the early morning hours. […]

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Local High Schools Use Technology To Battle Brain Trauma On The Field

By on December 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: December 22, 2014 at 1:07 pm

Between 1.6 and 3.8 million Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) are diagnosed each year in the United States, most of which are concussions. Football is the leading cause of TBIs according to the CDC. Some area high schools are using technology to help battle brain trauma on the field.

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Operation Santa Seeks Benefactors

By on December 18th, 2014 | Last updated: December 18, 2014 at 7:47 pm

Gainesville Post Office participates in the Santa Operation program for the first time. The program started receiving letters from across the country starting Dec. 2, and it will match the benefactors until Monday.

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UF Graduate Builds Future Out Of Recession

By on December 15th, 2014 | Last updated: December 15, 2014 at 1:07 pm

The economic recession in 2007 led to the unemployment of millions of Americans. However, one University of Florida graduate turned the downturn into opportunity.

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UF Women’s Track Team Volunteers At Homeless Shelter

By on December 12th, 2014 | Last updated: December 12, 2014 at 4:06 pm

Members of the University of Florida women’s track team helped serve food at St. Francis’ homeless shelter.

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Gainesville Mayor In Twitter Debate Over Northwest 8th Avenue

By on December 11th, 2014 | Last updated: December 11, 2014 at 6:13 pm

Gainesville Mayor Ed Braddy entered a heated debate over Northwest 8th Avenue with unhappy community members on Twitter.

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UF Welcomes McElwain At Press Conference Saturday

By on December 8th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 1:06 pm

New UF head football coach Jim McElwain introduced himself and talked about his ideas for Gator football Saturday.

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In Reversal, City Votes for a Four-Lane NW 8th Avenue

By on December 5th, 2014 | Last updated: December 5, 2014 at 1:12 pm

City Commissioners voted to return NW 8th Avenue to a four-lane configuration at the Dec. 4th meeting.

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Grace Marketplace Waits For Payment From City

By on December 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:34 pm

With only a verbal commitment from the city and county, Grace MarketPlace has continued to provide the staff and the funding to keep the pavilion open since October.

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Protestors Gather at Alachua County Courthouse in Support of Michael Brown

By on November 26th, 2014 | Last updated: November 26, 2014 at 10:46 am

Peaceful protests took place in Gainesville after the news that Officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted for the shooting of Michael Brown.

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