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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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Important Floridian Artifacts Collection Receives Almost $100,000 For Upgrades

An important collection of Floridian artifacts will finally be getting an upgrade in the coming year. The Florida Museum of Natural History has received almost $100,000 to upgrade over 20,000 artifacts from excavations of the Franciscan mission site of San Juan Del Puerto. The grant was awarded to the Florida …

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Gainesville Declares State of Emergency with Climate Proclamation

Below: listen to the radio version of this story from WUFT-FM. The city of Gainesville followed the lead of over 1,200 other communities in a climate change decision: Gainesville has declared a state of emergency. Gainesville City Commissioners voted unanimously on the decision to adopt a climate emergency proclamation. The …

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