By Kyle Follansbee on January 28th, 2015 | Last updated: January 28, 2015 at 5:17 pm
The Florida Wildlife Commission is taking steps to educate urban communities on coyote encroachment. As the canines become more familiar with a city environment, small pets and livestock are at greater risk.
By Tanima Mehrotra on December 18th, 2014 | Last updated: December 18, 2014 at 7:47 pm
Gainesville Post Office participates in the Santa Operation program for the first time. The program started receiving letters from across the country starting Dec. 2, and it will match the benefactors until Monday.
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By Chris Peralta on January 18th, 2014 | Last updated: January 18, 2014 at 5:56 pm
An Orlando man is accused of committing lewd acts on a child and customers at the Publix in Gainesville’s Springhill neighborhood.
By Brandon Fernandez on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 6, 2013 at 4:51 pm
For the second consecutive year, the Trenton Tigers clinched a birth in the Class 1-A football state championship game.
Construction on electronic signs along areas of Interstate 75 should begin around January, nearly two years after the 20-vehicle pileup that inspired public concern over drivers’ safety on the highway.
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By Paige Kauffman 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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By April Lanuza on May 7th, 2013 | Last updated: May 7, 2013 at 12:50 pm
Orlando Magic Wheels, a wheelchair basketball team from Orlando, gives people with disabilities the opportunity to shoot some hoops and battle for on-court supremacy. The next National Wheelchair Basketball Associate season starts in September.
By Kelly Price on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 2:44 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
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By Associated Press on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 12:46 pm
The 5th District Court of Appeals overturned two of Casey Anthony’s convictions. The court agreed with Anthony’s attorneys that the two charges constituted double jeopardy.
By Mina Radman on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 10:38 am
Gov. Rick Scott headed to Colombia with huge delegation to promote Florida business – Gov. Rick Scott heads to Colombia today to drum up business with Florida’s second-largest trading partner, his seventh overseas trip since taking office. The Tampa Bay […]
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