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The New Vanguard Protecting Historic Sites From Sea Level Rise: Volunteers

By Brendan Rivers Thousands of archaeologically significant sites in Florida could be underwater within a century as seas rise, but there isn’t enough manpower, time or money to thoroughly research and excavate them all. With the prospect of losing so many clues about the past, professional archaeologists are hanging their hopes on a volunteer force of history enthusiasts. One of them is Jaime Bach. A cultural anthropologist who recently moved to Gainesville, Florida from California, she spent much of her

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Clean Creek Annual Trash Cleanup Collects More Waste Than All Previous Years Combined

Gainesville got a little cleaner this past weekend as about 160 volunteers collected 19,121 pounds of trash during the fifth annual Clean Creek Revival, according to Megan Black, executive director of Current Problems, a nonprofit environmental group.

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Live Updates: Hurricane Michael

The storm made landfall in the Florida Panhandle around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. as a strong Category 4 storm with sustained winds up to 155 mph, just 2 mph short of a Category 5 storm, the most powerful storm to hit the Panhandle in modern history.

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