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Haile HOA Says Yes To Florida-Friendly Lawns

Haile Plantation is doing a number of things, including using soil sensors instead of rain sensors for its sprinkler systems, to conserve water. But it is one of the few homeowner's associations that are taking such measures, according to IFAS researchers. (Photo courtesy Janet Tarbox/Flickr).

Some neighborhood associations are moving toward more sustainable landscaping practices to conserve water. Haile Plantation Association is using sustainable practices in its common areas, but it doesn’t have authority over how residents water their lawns.

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Alachua County Talks Human Trafficking

Ana Oliveira-Beuses, center, informs students about the University of Florida's Gators Against Human Trafficking at the Plaza of the Americas Monday. Oliveira-Beuses, historian, said the biggest obstacle to combating human trafficking is a lack of community education on the topic. (Giuseppe Sabella/WUFT News)

After Florida saw a substantial increase in calls to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center’s hotline in 2015, Gainesville residents are pushing for more awareness and resources for those affected by Human Trafficking. The House of Hope Women's Director, the president and historian of Fight Injustice and Global Human Trafficking discuss the ongoing hardships of those affected by human trafficking.

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