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Gainesville’s Jam Set to Close

By on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 6:34 pm

Local bar and music venue The Jam will close its doors this November after lease troubles and other plans for the area.

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Oct. 2, 2014: Morning News In 90

By on October 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 10:37 am

A video roundup of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Five New Hotels May Spell Trouble for Gainesville Hotels

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 6:26 pm

Five new hotels will open in Gainesville over the next few years: the Hotel Indigo, the Hyatt, the Element, a Home2 Suites and a TownePlace Suites.

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Panelists Discuss Local Food, Farming at UF Law School

By on February 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: February 22, 2014 at 8:34 pm

Former Asst. Deputy for Global Trade at the USDA weighs in on the impact of U.S. farm policy on local farming.

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Armed Woman Detained at RTS Bus Depot

By on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 9, 2014 at 12:17 pm

A woman with a handgun and ammunition was kept from boarding a Gainesville RTS bus after pulling the gun on her girlfriend.

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With Baseball Stadium Proposal, Marion County Commission Decides On Sales Tax Voting Method

By on December 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 3:28 pm

A vote on sales tax will determine whether or not Ocala will begin construction for the proposed Tampa Yankees baseball stadium. The commission will meet again on Dec. 17 to discuss a proposed ordinance for voting methods.

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Hernando County Approves Redesign of Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion Plans

By on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 2:01 pm

A unanimous vote by the Hernando County Commission approved plans for Hernando County Utilities to redesign plans to expand current wastewater treatment plant. The redesign will cost about $300,000, said Susan Goebel-Canning, the director of environmental services.

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Gainesville’s Suicide Memory Garden Dedicated to Survivors

By on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 1:36 pm

A suicide memorial garden was dedicated to those who have lost their lives to suicide and to the family members and friends left behind afterward. The garden, which has been in the designing and building process for over a decade, was finally opened on Thursday to the public.

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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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