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Pictures: FEST 13

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 3:07 pm

Independent music festival FEST celebrated its 13th year this weekend in downtown Gainesville.

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Williston Farm Puts On Train-Themed Carnival for Halloween

By on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 3:06 pm

A local Williston family is putting on a train-themed event for visitors during the Halloween weekend. The farm provides a place for families to bond and grow closer while riding on the Kirby’s private railroad.

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Paranormal Team Explores Life After Death In North Florida

By on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 1:22 pm

Investigating paranormal activities is a year-round pursuit for some North Floridians.

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String Cheese Incident Hosting Halloween Festival At Suwannee Music Park

By on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 4:20 pm

The Spirit of Suwannee Music Park will have a halloween-themed music festival from Thursday to Saturday. “Hulaween” is hosted by the band String Cheese Incident and is expected to bring many tourists to Suwannee County and nearby Live Oak.

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Gainesville Police: Use Toy Guns On Halloween Wisely, Or Just Don’t Use Them

By on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 29, 2013 at 5:21 pm

If carrying a toy gun this Halloween, be sure to make the gun look fake. A gun that appears realistic could prove dangerous.

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What’s So Divisive About Candy Corn?

By on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 6:59 pm

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They’re white, orange and yellow, and these triangular shaped candies are perhaps some of the most divisive sweets ever created: candy corn.

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North Central Florida Schools Include Halloween Themes to Complement Curriculum

By on October 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 8:36 am

As the Halloween season creeps forward, some schools are choosing to include Halloween themes in students’ lesson plans. However, for Putnam and Columbia County, school districts are focusing on keeping the themes in line with lesson plans.

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Why Are All Those Scarecrows In Keystone Heights?

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 5:54 pm

Keystone Heights is holding a “Scarecrow Strut” contest: businesses, schools and nonprofits can build scarecrows to compete and be judged in various categories.

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Werewolves, Zombies And More: Zombie Town At The Hippodrome

By on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 11:04 am

This Halloween season, the Gainesville Hippodrome State Theatre is bringing Zombie Town: A Documentary Play to the stage. WUFT News sat down with actor Logan Wolfe to talk about the upcoming show.

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Pumpkins, Ready For Picking, Have Made It To North Central Florida

By on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:22 am

Thousands of pumpkins were sent on a 1,500-mile journey from the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico to one of the first patches to pop up in North Central Florida just off of U.S. 441 in Alachua.

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