County replaces old voting machines | Gainesville.com – Alachua County has new voting machines for $1.3 million. The County Commission approved the purchase to replace the 1999 machines in June. The voting process will change little. However, the machines are […]
By Jose Zozaya on April 15th, 2015 | Last updated: April 16, 2015 at 4:02 pm
On Monday, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio announced his bid for presidency in 2016. The event at Freedom Tower in Miami was attended by eager supporters as well as peaceful protestors.
By Rebecca Kravetz on April 13th, 2015 | Last updated: April 13, 2015 at 11:14 am
Opening Ceremony Held For Saarinen Preserve in Newberry Sunday – Arthur Saarinen cut a thick red ribbon Sunday marking the opening of the Saarinen Preserve in Newberry on Sunday. The ceremony was held by The Alachua Conservation Trust and AmeriCorps […]
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By Katie Campbell on April 9th, 2015 | Last updated: April 9, 2015 at 12:46 pm
University of Florida professor John Schueller, Ph.D., was in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates for a conference was he was detained for taking photos of two embassies. Schueller returned home on Wednesday.
By Sam Burroughs on March 4th, 2015 | Last updated: March 4, 2015 at 4:29 pm
Sen. Marco Rubio outlines sweeping tax proposal with Utah Sen. Mike Lee – Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio outlined a plan to reduce corporate tax rates. The proposal plans to consolidate corporate tax rates from 35 percent to 25 percent […]
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Federal trial begins over gay-straight alliance club – The trial over the Lake County school district’s refusal to permit a gay-straight alliance club is set to begin today. The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida filed a lawsuit against the […]
By Logan Ladnyk on January 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: January 23, 2014 at 2:55 pm
Florida House leaders add hurdle for parents seeking help from marijuana – In the debate to legalize a non-euphoric strain of marijuana that helps kids with seizures, legislators in the Florida House of Representatives are pushing for the motion to be […]
By Christine Casey on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 21, 2014 at 2:11 pm
Natural Gas Leak Forces Evacuation at Leigh Hall – Students evacuated Leigh Hall at the University of Florida Tuesday morning because of a gas leak in one of the chemistry labs. The University of Florida Police Department is working with […]
County crime rate dips; officials credit policing tactics – Alachua County’s crime rate for first half of 2013 was 9.4 percent lower than the same time last year. Gainesville Police Department attributed the reduction to community-oriented tactics. Gainesville Sun Rubio stirs […]
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U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio scheduled the field hearing at the Franklin County Courthouse in Apalachicola to hear evidence concerning the oyster collapse. Speakers blamed the collapse on last year’s drought and poor water conservation practices in Georgia along the Chattahoochee river.