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2016 Ballot Prospects Dim For Solar Inititative

The light is fading for one of two solar-energy initiatives trying to get on Florida's 2016 ballot. The "Floridians for Solar Choice" coalition, remains about 400,000 petitions short of qualifying for the 2016 ballot and is in the midst of a contract dispute with a petition-gathering firm.

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NW 8th Avenue Lanes In Gainesville Closed For Construction

A heads up for your travels around Gainesville over the coming weeks: you will hit a traffic delay or two on NW 8th Avenue. Multiple lanes are closed for construction, and while construction will pause for Thanksgiving and on Friday, it will resume Monday. Gainesville’s Public Works Department has resurfaced the east …

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Behind The Brewing Battle Over Solar In the Sunshine State

Alachua County Commissioner Mike Byerly said he paid about $20,000 to install a solar power system for his home near Micanopy, Florida. He said his family wanted to reduce its carbon footprint, and it was a good financial investment because he no longer pays power bills. His home is completely …

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