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Providing Tracking Devices To Children With Autism in Putnam County

Putnam Project Lighthouse, a nonprofit group, is providing GPS tracking devices to people with autism or dementia who have a history of wandering or "eloping." The project officially launched on Tuesday with the support of the Putnam County School Board, the Sunrise Rotary of Palatka and others. Founder Leigh Merryday Porch's son, Callum, was the first to receive a bracelet.

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Gainesville Dev Academy Prepares New Coders For Jobs

Sean Krauth, a professional percussionist who learned programming as a hobby, recently graduated from the Gainesville Dev Academy, a program that teaches software development and code-writing to beginning developers. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, employment for web developers is predicted to grow 20 percent between 2012 and 2022 - faster than average across all other occupations.

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Food Allergies Among Kids On The Rise

Kye Umstead

Kye Umstead's mother will never forget the night she almost lost her son. It was a night that every allergy mom fears. At Kye's first birthday party he had a allergic reaction to his birthday cake. Kye suffers from food allergies and anaphylaxis, which is becoming a topic more and more parents are learning to combat.

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