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By Kéran Billaud and Yancey Cook on September 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 1:46 pm
A plan to remove plagued citrus trees from the University of Florida is temporarily halted after a committee in charge bypassed university approval. Six to eight of the infected citrus trees have already been removed by UF’s Physical Plant Division.
By Katina Prokos on September 16th, 2013 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 12:04 pm
Parents of Alachua County students have 10 extra days to consent to free flu vaccines, which will be administered in schools at the start of October.
By Kéran Billaud on September 13th, 2013 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 10:01 am
UF is one of the latest places to be hit by citrus greening in Florida. The disease has already cost Florida’s economy more than $3.6 billion and 6,600 jobs, according to a 2012 study by researchers from the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
By Kéran Billaud on September 13th, 2013 | Last updated: September 13, 2013 at 3:44 pm
Citrus greening reached the University of Florida campus this week. Close to 150 citrus trees may be removed from campus in order to prevent further spreading of the highly contagious disease that stops nutrient flow in the trees.
By Kim Ortiz on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:49 am
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, along with the University of Florida’s Center for Forensic Medicine, held a workshop Wednesday to locate graves of animals who had been subject to potential abuse.
By Taryn Tacher on September 10th, 2013 | Last updated: September 11, 2013 at 9:00 am
President Barack Obama recently called for less law school in an effort to reduce the cost of higher learning. Levin College of Law officials are less than enthused. Some of their students feel differently.
By Katina Prokos on September 9th, 2013 | Last updated: September 10, 2013 at 8:12 am
Farah’s on the Avenue will close its doors Friday. Owner Nick Farah cites his desire to expand his prepared food brand, the restaurant’s shrinking customer base and growing utilities bill as reasons for the close.
By Caitlin Sinett on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 10:19 am
Braddy and his colleagues talk about what’s been done in the first 100 days, and what may be to come for Gainesville under Braddy’s direction.
By Elly Ayres on September 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 7:50 am
Weeks after sales of Merck & Co., Inc.’s major cattle weight gain drug Zilmax were suspended, Alachua County cattlemen and beef specialists are considering how the North Florida cattle industry will be effected by the possibly temporary suspension.