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PALS program aims to end bullying in Alachua County schools

Many people wore purple this week to remember the lesbian, gay, bisexual teens who have recently comitted suicide. Meanwhile, the debate over how to deal with bullying in American continues. And as WUFT-FM’s Jason Hackett reports, in Alachua County there is a program that seeks to prevent bullying attacks in …

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Alachua County fares well on SAT scores

Alachua County high school students scored the highest in the state on the S-A-T college entrance exam for the third year in a row. Alachua county students scored 170 points higher than the Florida average and 140 points above the national average. WUFT-FM’s Samantha Taub spoke with Alachua County superintendent …

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U.S. Senator Bill Nelson listens to city and county officials and residents on the EPA plan to clean up the Cabot-Koppers Superfund site

U.S. Democratic Senator Bill Nelson met with elected leaders from Gainesville and Alachua County on Thursday afternoon to discuss the superfund plan for the contaminated Cabot-Koppers site in Northwest Gainesville. The Environmental Protection Agency has released a plan to clean up the 90-acre site, once used for wood treatment — …

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