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Shelby Davidson

Shelby is a reporter for WUFT News who may be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news @wuft.org

Overview Of 352walls Project And Its Future

With the completion of phase one of Gainesville’s 352walls project, the Gainesville-Alachua County Art in Public Places Trust met Monday to discuss the project's shortcomings and plans for the future. Specific safety and environmental guidelines regarding waste disposal, highline preparation, and how to handle the paint and leftover materials, are at the forefront of plans for the project.

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Local Organizations Discuss Refugee Resettlement, Prepare For Syrians

Recent world news about Syria and Rick Scott’s statement to block the relocation of 425 Syrian refugees has led refugee resettlement to become a more high-profile issue. Refugees experience an extensive screening process when coming to the U.S. After coming through the state department, resettlement organizations are available to help refugees get assimilated into society.

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Fish Deaths At Wal-Mart Raise Concern For Living Conditions

Betta fish deaths at a local Wal-Mart have raised concern from an Alachua County resident. However, PETA and betta fish experts say that the small containers that the fish tend to be kept in are not ideal for them in any store, because it makes them more vulnerable to temperature fluctuations and sullied water.

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Pictures: Tacky Sweater Holiday 5K

In the spirit of the holiday season, the University of Florida College of Medicine held a Tacky Sweater Holiday 5K on the UF campus Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at 8 a.m. UF students and residents of Gainesville and other nearby communities gathered for the event to run or walk the 3.1 miles in their most …

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