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By Kim Ortiz on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:14 am
(Photo: Steve White/Flickr)
An increase in flood insurance went into effect Tuesday, but many Floridians are still voicing their distaste for the new law. The National Flood Insurance wants to collect more from those who it said have been underpaying to bring down their $24 billion deficit.
By Jennifer Cole on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:20 am
A recent study conducted by Florida TaxWatch examined the effectiveness of the Florida Boys & Girls Clubs. The study found participants are scoring higher on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT), graduating on time and committing fewer juvenile crimes.
A man’s possibly life-threatening injuries from Tuesday’s afternoon shooting in Gainesville may be self-inflicted, police said Wednesday.
By Beatrice Dupuy on October 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 9:12 am
Several Alachua County neighborhoods fight crime by using NextDoor, a website and phone app that helps neighbors connect with each other.
By Elly Ayres on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 4:19 pm
Gainesville and the state of Florida are leaders in the number of women-owned businesses in the country, according to a report from American Express. The number of women-owned businesses increased 59 percent between 1997 and 2013.
By Chris Peralta on September 29th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 9:18 am
Traffic on 13th street northbound at Archer was closed temporarily Sunday evening after an 18-wheeler trailer touched the 13th street pedestrian bridge and fell on its side.
By Rochelle Alleyne on September 27th, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 5:22 pm
The search for new members of the Business Community Coalition’s Public Leadership Institute came to an end on Sept. 27 at its first meeting. In a partnership with the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce, the leadership program allows residents to learn [...]