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Gay Community Frustrated Over Ban on Blood Donations

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As dozens of people walked down University Avenue Sunday night to honor the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, they shared concerns that in wake of the attack, gay men are still being persecuted by not being allowed to donate blood at a time when blood banks are begging for donations.

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$500K In University Avenue Improvements To Begin Monday

More than $500,000 worth of traffic-signal improvements will start on Monday at two busy Gainesville intersections. The Florida Department of Transportation’s project will replace traffic signals, poles and pedestrian countdown signals on East University Avenue at its intersections with East 14th and East 15th streets, according to a news release from …

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In Alachua County, Trash Might Be Your New Office Supplies

The Repurpose Project, located at 1920 NE 23rd Ave. in Gainesville, has a warehouse full of salvaged goods.

Alachua County is looking to show that one person’s trash can be another’s coffee table. To educate residents about how useful repurposing can be, Alachua County’s Office of Sustainability is set to host a lunch-and-learn workshop focused on the benefits of reusing what might otherwise become household trash. Attendees will learn how to make a …

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