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By Patrick Kelly on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 5:59 pm
Downtown Ocala’s First Friday Artwalk is a hotspot for local folk artists to display, sell and get feedback on their creations.
By Kara Hudgins on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:49 pm
Incumbent District 3 City Councilman Jay Musleh is running for his first full term as a city council member. Musleh says his experience as a banker and his one-and-a-half-year term as a city council member qualifies him to serve a full term.
UF research departments have been heavily affected by the government shutdown. Some researchers are unable to come to work, and others are unable to contact their federally employed colleagues.
By Lauren Verno on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 1:10 pm
The Florida Public Interest Research Group has launched a campaign to educate young adults about the upcoming health care legislation. Beginning in January, all Americans are required to have health insurance or they’ll have to pay a fine.
By Cristina Mendez on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 1:09 pm
(Photo: Matthew Spence/Flickr)
Veterans and undocumented students are pushing for a change in the state policy that forces them to pay out-of-state tuition. The FSU Veterans Center, UF Students for a Democratic Society and CHISPAS UF are protesting the current policy.
By Jennifer Cole on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:20 am
A recent study conducted by Florida TaxWatch examined the effectiveness of the Florida Boys & Girls Clubs. The study found participants are scoring higher on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT), graduating on time and committing fewer juvenile crimes.
By Natanya Spies on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 4:59 pm
During a discussion on Wednesday with the Retired Faculty of UF, Bernie Machen outlined the three initiatives he plans to focus on in his last year as president.
By Katie Campbell and Donna Green-Townsend on October 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm
While visiting Gainesville, former Florida governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham voiced his opinion on current issues such as the government shutdown, conflicts in Syria and Silver Springs State Park.
By Elly Ayres on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 30, 2013 at 4:19 pm
Gainesville and the state of Florida are leaders in the number of women-owned businesses in the country, according to a report from American Express. The number of women-owned businesses increased 59 percent between 1997 and 2013.
By Shane Chernoff on September 27th, 2013 | Last updated: September 27, 2013 at 10:51 am
The inventor of Gatorade was honored with the Great Floridian award on Thursday. The ceremony took place at Gainesville’s Cade Museum.