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Brtr connects customers and vendors through Facebook. Services offered on the site range from lacrosse lessons to hair styling, and the website’s founder and CEO has plans to launch brtr in Miami next month.
The newest data on Gainesville’s statGNV shows that over half of all existing buildings in Gainesville received some type of violation. These violations include broken emergency exit signs, incorrect outlet cover plates and untested sprinkler systems.
Gainesville celebrated its 31st Arbor Day with a gathering at the Police Department Headquarters. The City Beautification Board planted a tree outside the building to honor fallen officer Scott Baird.
The University of Florida is tailoring campus shrubbery and facilities to improve student safety. Recreational facilities will be lit throughout the night and overgrowth trimmed to discourage sexual assaults.
President Obama announced on Thursday a plan to provide community college students with two free years of tuition. Nine million students could take advantage of this opportunity if the legislation passes.
The Gainesville City Commission voted in December to develop the Army Reserve property in a public space. Deteriorating conditions of the building and official approval from the Army, however, may setback the project.
Although the CDC recently reported a rise in raw milk sicknesses, the unpasteurized milk continues to gain popularity in Gainesville and surrounding areas.
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. […]
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.
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.