SeaWorld faces second proposed class action lawsuit over orca treatment – SeaWorld is facing its second class action lawsuit in recent months. The new lawsuit focuses specifically on the Florida SeaWorld and focuses on the conditions and treatments of the orca whales. Orlando […]
Key West man tries to sell three duct-taped iguanas hanging from his bike – Jeremy Dugas, 35, was arrested after police discovered the reptiles duct taped to his handle bars. He caught the iguanas at Key West Golf Club and […]
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By Graham Hack on February 10th, 2015 | Last updated: February 10, 2015 at 10:39 am
Gainesville City Commission candidates talk transportation issues – Gainesville Citizens for Active Transportation held a forum Monday evening for Gainesville City Commission candidates to discuss transportation issues and solutions. The Gainesville Sun Bundl launches groundbreaking political contribution app with a […]
By Layne Weitzel on February 9th, 2015 | Last updated: February 9, 2015 at 1:54 pm
USDA plans to spend $30 million on fighting citrus disease – The U.S. Department of Agriculture will dedicate $30 million to combat citrus greening, a disease that has cut Florida orange production by more than half in the past decade. […]
By Kyle Follansbee on January 28th, 2015 | Last updated: January 30, 2015 at 1:52 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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