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What Ed Braddy Accomplished In His First 100 Days

By on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 10:19 am

Braddy and his colleagues talk about what’s been done in the first 100 days, and what may be to come for Gainesville under Braddy’s direction.

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Gov. Rick Scott Announces Investment Of $37 Million For Water Quality Projects

By on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 11:57 am

The announcement at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka comes on the heels of a commitment of more than $130 million to restore estuaries in South Florida.

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‘Rebuilding Together’ helps make one family’s home more handicap-friendly

By on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 10:45 pm

Rebuilding Together North Central Florida and Charles Perry Partners, Inc. worked together to renovate a local family’s house, and to make it more wheelchair accessible for their handicapped son.

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Marijuana eradication program uncovering statewide drug growth

By on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:46 pm

The Domestic Marijuana Eradication program is seeing success in stopping state cannabis growth. With DEA resources, the program is training local law enforcement agencies to identify, investigate and eradicate marijuana sites.

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Election update: What to know before bubbling the ballot March 19

By on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 5:19 pm

Tuesday was deadline to register to vote for the March 19 election. Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter speaks about the number of registered voters and what they can expect at the polls next month.

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In the News: Federal Reserve hacked, California manhunt, Syrian allies, Property insurance increase, Violence Against Women Act

By on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 2:51 pm

Hackers access Fed site, data  – An outside party gained access to the Federal Reserve’s website, reached a limited amount of data and raised questions about the bank’s cyber security. The incident did not affect critical operations, according to a [...]

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New Wal-Mart Supercenter opens Friday, other location closes

By on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 5:21 pm

After 30 years of business in Gainesville, the Wal-Mart at 2649 NW 13th St. will close Thursday and a Wal-Mart Supercenter will open at 5700 NW 23rd St. on Friday.

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Wind-driven fire destroys Brooker home

By on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 27, 2013 at 7:11 pm

A mobile home near Brooker is uninhabitable due to a combination of a house fire and windy conditions on Tuesday morning.

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Gator CSA program returns for third year

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: October 18, 2012 at 9:43 am

For the third year in a row, once a week, two locations on the University of Florida campus will transform into local food markets.

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