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Coastal Connector Abandoned, Marion County Residents Upset About County’s Proposed Comprehensive Plan

A highway the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) had planned to build between Jacksonville and Tampa is once again causing an uproar among many Marion County residents concerned that it poses a threat to their beloved horse country.

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Horses In The Sun Kicks Off Season In Ocala

The 38th annual Horses in the Sun (HITS) Ocala Winter Circuit kicked off this week. The competition includes a variety of classes of horse jumping and over $4 million in total prize money.

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The Point, Jan. 4, 2019: Seven Dead In I-75 Crash Near Gainesville

The top stories near you • Just as yesterday’s afternoon rush hour began, two tractor-trailers, a sedan, and passenger van were involved in a crash on I-75 southbound between Gainesville and Alachua. Florida Highway Patrol reports seven deaths, making it one of the deadliest crashes in the region since the January 2012 …

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100 Stories From WUFT That Kept You Informed In 2018

Corrine Brown began her prison sentence, Alachua County and Gainesville leaders squabbled over seemingly every issue large and small, and six weeks into the new year, the Valentine’s Day school shooting in Parkland changed much about what was to unfold. It was a busy year in local and statewide Florida …

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