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Former UF TAPS Employee Pleads No Contest In Fraud Case

Updated, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018: Tiffany Robinson on Thursday was sentenced to 12 years in state prison followed by 10 years of probation. Original story, June 14, 2018: Former UF Transportation and Parking Services employee Tiffany Robinson pleaded no contest in the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court Thursday morning, with a minimum …

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Melrose City Park New Restroom Causes Confusion After Installation Of Access Walkways, Residents Frustrated

Visitors to Melrose Heritage Park can enjoy a day in the enclosure of the gazebo or among the shade of several massive oak trees, while children run around the central fountain and through the playground. They can also shop at a”Multi-Market” farmer’s market, which occurs periodically with vendors selling crafts, art, …

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Fire Departments In Alachua County Dealing With Increasing Turnover Rates Due To Lower Salaries

A dual firefighter and emergency medical technician working at the High Springs Fire Department earns an average of $29,704 annually. The same position at Alachua County Fire Rescue equates to $33,357 per year. The salary for the same position at a South Florida town of Boca Raton is $47, 448 per year. “The turnover rate is high for us, compared to what we’ve been at in previous years,” said Harold Pheus, deputy chief of Alachua County Fire Rescue. “That’s one thing that has made us concerned about our wages.”

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