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Midwife Talks About Life Experiences

By on August 7th, 2015 | Last updated: August 7, 2015 at 4:59 pm

Former midwife, Glenn Cameron, gives a glimpse into her years as a midwife in the 70s and the challenges the practice presented.

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The Freewheel Project Advocates for Community Cyclists

By on August 6th, 2015 | Last updated: August 7, 2015 at 4:21 pm

The Freewheel Project, set to open this August, is already collaborating with community to bring bike education and accessibility. It hopes to provide training and tools to those who would not otherwise have access in an attempt to help grow the local cycling community.

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Locals Meet With Mayor To Discuss Rising GRU Rates

By on June 15th, 2015 | Last updated: June 15, 2015 at 12:52 pm

Members of local congregations hosted a public meeting with Mayor Ed Braddy Thursday night to voice concerns about increasing GRU rates. Braddy committed to finding a solution to residents’ concerns.

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Local Artist Overcomes Dyslexia With Art

By on June 4th, 2015 | Last updated: June 5, 2015 at 1:39 pm

Once told she would have a difficult time making it to college, University of Florida graduate student Lydia Dildilian suffers from severe dyslexia. She has persevered through her art.

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New Online Marketplace Launches In Gainesville

By on January 27th, 2015 | Last updated: January 28, 2015 at 2:42 pm

Brtr connects customers and vendors through Facebook. Services offered on the site range from lacrosse lessons to hair styling, and the website’s founder and CEO has plans to launch brtr in Miami next month.

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Gainesville Composts To Divert Waste

By on November 26th, 2014 | Last updated: November 26, 2014 at 5:24 pm

More than 20 organizations have joined Gainesville’s Compost on a mission to divert waste from landfills and from it create valuable soil feed.

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Gainesville Veteran And Family Remember His Service in Korean War

By on November 11th, 2014 | Last updated: November 11, 2014 at 1:43 pm

Remembering the Korean War, Clayton Graves said he mainly recalls the foxholes and extreme cold. It was beginning to turn into winter in 1951 when Cpl. Graves’ Headquarters Company, the U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Division, 7th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, was shipped […]

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Nov. 10, 2014: Morning News in 90

By on November 10th, 2014 | Last updated: November 10, 2014 at 9:58 am

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

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Pictures: Thousands Attend 33rd Gainesville Downtown Festival And Art Show

By on November 10th, 2014 | Last updated: November 10, 2014 at 12:08 pm

The 33rd Downtown Festival and Art Show drew artists, musicians, food vendors and attendees to the streets of downtown Gainesville this weekend.

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Grace Marketplace Installs New Washers and Dryers Provided by the City of Gainesville

By on November 6th, 2014 | Last updated: November 6, 2014 at 4:39 pm

A local homeless shelter will soon be offering a new laundry program to its residents. On Nov. 6, Grace Marketplace, a “one-stop” shelter for the homeless, received new laundry equipment provided by the City of Gainesville using money donated by the […]

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