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Alachua County Recycling Efforts Persevere Despite Declining Market

Alachua County had an overall recycling rate of 68% in 2018, ranking third-highest in Florida. But Klugh said the public waste department must continue to educate residents about what should and should not be recycled – especially since the market for recyclables is down.

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Audit: Santa Fe College Decision To Extend Bookstore Contract Could Cheat Taxpayers

Santa Fe College extended a lucrative, five-year contract for its campus bookstore with Barnes & Noble without soliciting competitive bids, and it failed to verify that the company has been paying all commissions so far as required on bookstore sales, according to a new state audit.

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Florida Shifts Into Dorian Assistance Mode

Florida emergency management efforts shifted Thursday from storm preparation to providing assistance as Hurricane Dorian, after devastating the Bahamas and skirting Florida’s East Coast, threatened to cause heavy damage in the Carolinas.

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