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At St. Elizabeth Greek Orthodox Church, Fellowship Spans Many Nationalities

By on July 12th, 2015 | Last updated: July 12, 2015 at 2:17 pm

St. Elizabeth Greek Orthodox Church serves as an international melting pot. As the only Greek Orthodox church in the area, members provide services in English to encourage those of all cultures to attend.

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Devotees Turn To Krishna Lifestyle For Solace

By on July 7th, 2015 | Last updated: July 7, 2015 at 1:07 pm

Some Gainesville residents find the Hare Krishna philosophy peaceful and cathartic. Other however, remain wary of its legitimacy.

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Gilchrist Residents Voice Concern Over Proposed Ten Commandments Monument

By on June 8th, 2015 | Last updated: June 12, 2015 at 3:07 pm

A large monument of the Ten Commandments might be built in front of the County Courthouse in Trenton. A meeting will be held to discuss the proposal at 6 p.m. in the Gilchrist County Meeting Room.

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Henna Artist Gives Cancer Patients Crowns Of Beauty

By on May 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: May 26, 2015 at 10:24 am

A University of Florida student combines faith and spirituality with the ancient art of henna to comfort cancer patients. Jeena Kar uses henna paste made from the flowering plant, Lawsonia inermis, to create intricate designs on the heads of those who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy.

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Evangelical Cowboy Rides Through Gainesville As Part Of Larger Journey

By on February 27th, 2015 | Last updated: February 27, 2015 at 10:46 am

Doc Mishler rides around the country on horseback preaching his Christian beliefs. He travels about 20 miles per day and rode through Gainesville on Monday.

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In The News: WESH Dish standoff resolved, Clinton Backs Crist, Rise in Bible Antagonism, Pennsylvania School Stabbing

By on April 9th, 2014 | Last updated: April 9, 2014 at 2:16 pm

WESH Dish standoff resolved – NBC and CW lineups are expected to return to normal because the standoff between Dish Network and Hearst Television affiliates has been resolved. Hearst owns NBC affiliate WESH-Channel 2 and CW affiliate WKCF-Channel 18 . Orlando […]

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Last Catholic School in Citrus County Faces Potential Closure

By on April 4th, 2014 | Last updated: April 7, 2014 at 8:22 am

Pope John Paul II Catholic School, the only catholic school in Citrus County, could be shut down this June because of its failure to meet the diocese’s benchmarks for enrollment and renovations.

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In the News: Senate Advances “Revenge Porn” Bill, “Florida GI” Bill Passes, FCAT During Passover, Disney’s “Frozen” Work of Devil Pastor Says

By on March 11th, 2014 | Last updated: March 11, 2014 at 3:15 pm

Bill could make Revenge porn illegal in Florida – A new bill that would penalize the posting of “revenge porn” on social media is being advanced in the state senate. The bill would make spreading nude or explicit images of […]

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In the News: Cold weather affects spring breakers, Levy County nuclear plant moves forward, Gov. Rick Scott demands investigation, Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage arguments

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 11:40 am

Cold weather leaves beaches empty during spring break, Levy County nuclear power plant plans continue forward, Gov. Rick Scott requests an investigation on the “Jesus”-stomping incident at Florida Atlantic University and the Supreme Court continues to hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Pope Benedict XVI resigns from papacy, cites health reasons

By and on February 11th, 2013 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 9:27 am

While speaking to the College of Cardinals the morning of Feb. 11, Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation, citing health reasons that limit his abilities.

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