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Pictures: Tacky Sweater Holiday 5K

By on December 6th, 2014 | Last updated: December 6, 2014 at 3:02 pm

In the spirit of the holiday season, the University of Florida College of Medicine held a Tacky Sweater Holiday 5K on the UF campus Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at 8 a.m. UF students and residents of Gainesville and other nearby communities gathered for the event […]

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Alachua County Animal Services Over Capacity For Thanksgiving

By on November 27th, 2014 | Last updated: December 1, 2014 at 10:07 am

Alachua County Animal Services is urging people to foster animals over the Thanksgiving holiday. Already more than two dozen animals over capacity, ACAS will need to begin euthanasia if foster owners are not found.

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Marion County Salvation Army Hosts Holiday Kick-Off

By on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 5:16 pm

Marion County Salvation Army had its annual Red Kettle Kickoff on Wednesday. The organization hopes to raise an extra $11,000 this holiday season.

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Ocala egg-coloring company prepares for Easter

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 1:47 pm

Ocala-based egg-coloring company PAAS, which accounts for 80 percent of the egg-decorating market, is in full swing this Easter season and has already begun preparation for Easter 2014.

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Ten little-known facts about Columbus Day and its namesake

By on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: October 9, 2012 at 10:44 am

For some, Columbus Day is little more than a three-day weekend on the edge of a calendar page, but we give you some information you may not have known behind the holiday.

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Fathers express what they want for Father’s Day

By on June 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:01 am

Sunday is Father’s Day.  Many people may think most fathers want fishing or golfing gear or something sporty, but as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sheki Ransom reports, most dads just want love.

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