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Humane Society Urges People To Think Before Gifting Pets

By on November 29th, 2013 | Last updated: December 1, 2013 at 5:25 pm

Officials from the Alachua County and Northeast Florida Humane Societies discuss what people should consider before adopting a cat or dog for someone as a gift.

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Small Business Saturday Encourages Holiday Sales In Local Stores

By on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 3:49 pm

American Express’ “Small Business Saturday” Campaign benefits both shoppers and local store owners during holiday shopping sales.

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Growing poinsettias not easy in Florida climate, but people still seek them here at Christmas

By on December 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 22, 2012 at 6:46 pm

University of Florida’s Environmental Horticulture Department Jim Barrett said people have grown to be nostalgic about poinsettias at the holidays.

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Christmas trees low in supply in North Central Florida for 2012 holiday

By on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:50 pm

The lots are almost out of trees, says Sam Parker a Gainesville Christmas tree lot owner and operator.

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Flea market proves perfect place for many to find holiday gifts in North Central Florida

By on December 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 3:55 pm

The Holiday season is well underway and with Christmas around the corner, many people are scrambling to find the perfect gift for their friends and loved ones.

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Peaceful Paths hosts event helping those affected by domestic abuse

By on December 7th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 6:48 pm

Peaceful Paths has announced its annual Adopt-A-Family event where donors are paired with a domestic abuse-affected family and bring them gifts off of the family’s “wishlist.”

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Light Up Ocala kicks off holidays Saturday in Marion County

By on November 16th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:38 pm

The City of Ocala will be hosting its 29th Annual Light Up Ocala celebration this Saturday, with the event starting at 4 p.m. and official lighting at 7:30.

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Santa Fe College hosts concert

By on December 8th, 2011 | Last updated: September 10, 2012 at 10:13 am

Santa Fe College looks to celebrate the holidays. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FMs Jessica Becerra reports, fine arts performers are putting on a holiday concert.

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