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County board pushes for bike lanes

In an effort to make Alachua County more bike friendly, suggestions were tossed around tonight at the county’s monthly Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Board meeting. The county is looking to add bike lanes to major roads in the area while keeping safety a top priority. Advisory Board member William Baruch says an …

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Impact of gas prices on the economy

The price of crude oil is at its highest in more than two years, driving up the prices of gasoline. Crude oil prices settled at a 29-month high on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The average price for a gallon of regular is $3.51nationally, with prices more than $4.00 in …

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Marion County school board talks transportation

As the state and other governmental agencies deal with tight budgets, the public might be noticing the use of a the term, privatization , as a means of saving money by turning over certain functions to private companies. And so, Marion County’s school board is hearing from private firms, who …

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Main Street work continues in Gainesville

The Florida Department of Transportation will continue its move down mainstreet today. Main Street from south of University Avenue to south of South First Avenue is now closed for the project expected to last approximately six weeks. FDOT will be taking out the old asphalt and bricks so underground utility …

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Gainesville residents react to new airport security measures

New TSA Regulations recently put in place have brought up issues of security vs privacy. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Jason Hackett went to Gainesville Regional Airport to talk to travelers visiting Gainesville for the Holidays to see what their Airport experiences were like. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPairportscans.mp3]

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New service to South Florida about to take off

A New way to travel to South Florida is about to touch down here in Gainesville. A major airline is bringing their services to the city, and it may allow you to spend less time driving and more time working on your tan on South Beach. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jason …

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