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UF Research Could Help Settle Kratom Controversy

Kratom is a legal substance that can be bought at gas stations, smoke shops, kava bars or online. Testimonials from some who have used it and results from preclinical studies suggest that it helps to alleviate pain and manage symptoms of opioid withdrawal, but the unregulated sale of the drug may be encouraging its recreational use as well.

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Small Sinkholes Near Haile Plantation Trail Don’t Warrant Engineering Study, Alachua County Says

Two sinkholes have opened up at the intersection of Haile Boulevard and Southwest 95th Terrace in Haile Plantation. The sinkholes are about 15 feet from a walking trail and don't warrant an engineering study by the county.

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