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Homecoming parade road closures

A major parade means major road closings.  If you plan to travel through parts of Gainesville today, you’ll have to adjust your route starting at 10:00am, when these roads will be closed for the University of Florida homecoming parade: University Avenue from the West 2000 block to the East 300 …

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Future of NW 8th Ave. discussed

The Public Works Department discussed changes to NW 8th Ave. at a meeting in the A. Quinn Jones Center Tuesday night. The department is suggesting reducing the current four lane road to two lanes due to pedestrians and bicyclists in the area.

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New flight option available in Gainesville starting Aug. 1

Silver Airways expanded its routes over the east coast with the launch of its first ever flight from Atlanta International Airport to Gainesville Regional Airport. The flights are scheduled to begin Aug. 1. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman spoke with Matthew Holiday, vice president of marketing and sales for Silver Airways,  about the new …

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Meeting to talk about trail in southwest Gainesville

The Archer Braid Trail Public Workshop will be held tomorrow (Tuesday) for the public to discuss any issues or concerns over the trail plans. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on the controversy over the design plans between the county and the Haile Plantation neighborhood. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/07/ArcherBraidTrailWRAP.mp3|titles=ArcherBraidTrailWRAP]    

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