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Gainesville Mayor In Twitter Debate Over Northwest 8th Avenue

By on December 11th, 2014 | Last updated: December 11, 2014 at 6:13 pm

Gainesville Mayor Ed Braddy entered a heated debate over Northwest 8th Avenue with unhappy community members on Twitter.

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In Reversal, City Votes for a Four-Lane NW 8th Avenue

By on December 5th, 2014 | Last updated: December 5, 2014 at 1:12 pm

City Commissioners voted to return NW 8th Avenue to a four-lane configuration at the Dec. 4th meeting.

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Community Members Urge City to Keep NW 8th Ave. Two Lanes

By on November 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 6:39 pm

University Park Neighborhood residents and other community members are urging the Gainesville City Commission to keep 8th Avenue as a two-lane road for safety reasons.

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GPD Responds To Residential Complaints, Installs Speeding Radar

By on October 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 24, 2013 at 6:07 pm

Gainesville Police Department installed a speeding radar last week in hopes of keeping residents and drivers safer. The radar was placed along Northwest 31st Drive after many residents voiced their concerns.

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FHP Curbs Truck Harassment, Hopes To Make Highways Safer for Truckers

By on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:52 am

The Florida Highway Patrol is cracking down on small cars dangerously speeding and merging in front of large truckers, which puts both cars in danger.

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5 Vehicle Collision Shut Down I-75 in Ocala

By on September 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 22, 2013 at 12:47 pm

An accident on the southbound lanes had significant impact on traffic for about an hour, but no injuries were reported.

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Country musician David Allen Coe recovering after crash in Ocala, cancels shows in Louisville, Ky., and Scheller, Ill.

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 12:22 pm

A Texas country musician crashed an SUV into a semi-trailer in Ocala early Tuesday morning and has cancelled shows in Louisville, Ken., and Scheller, Ill.

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Avoid traffic delays, or at least find out what’s happening, with new services from the Florida Department of Transportation

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 8:10 am

The Florida Department of Transportation offers multiple ways for drivers to be informed about traffic and traffic incidents.

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Marion County roads to temporarily close for repairs

By on February 12th, 2013 | Last updated: February 13, 2013 at 9:55 pm

Roadway repairs will leave temporary lane closures in Marion County Feb. 18 to April 19.

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Here are some area roads to avoid over the MLK holiday

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 3:51 pm

As a result of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday a few roads will be closed in the area.

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