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  • 900-acre Santa Fe River Preserve celebrates opening - Gainesville Sun900-acre Santa Fe River Preserve celebrates opening - Gainesville Sun

    Gainesville Sun900-acre Santa Fe River Preserve celebrates openingGainesville SunAlachua Conservation Trust — or ACT — had several partners to help buy the land including the Alachua County Forever program, private donors including Gainesville's Cofrin family and the Conservation Fund, a national and acquisition organization ...

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  • Legal battle looming over white supremacist speaker Richard Spencer at University of MichiganLegal battle looming over white supremacist speaker Richard Spencer at University of Michigan

    White nationalist Richard Spencer, left, who popularized the term "alt-right" and Mike Enoch speak on the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville on Oct. 19, 2017. It was Spencer's first public speech since he and others participated in the "Unite the Right" rally, which turned fatally violent in Charlottesville, Va.

    Gainesville News / 12 h. 17 min. ago
  • Letters to the editor for Nov. 18, 2017 - Gainesville SunLetters to the editor for Nov. 18, 2017 - Gainesville Sun

    Letters to the editor for Nov. 18, 2017Gainesville SunFor 50 years, the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center has been focused on providing the highest quality of care to veterans. VA has positively impacted not only the lives of countless veterans throughout our vast network of medical facilities in North ...

    Google News / 23 h. 19 min. ago
  • Police release drawing of suspect - Gainesville SunPolice release drawing of suspect - Gainesville Sun

    Police release drawing of suspectGainesville SunThe Gainesville Police Department on Friday released a composite drawing of a man suspected of sexually battering a woman on Wednesday. Gainesville police on Friday released a composite drawing of a man suspected of sexually battering a woman.and more »

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  • Gators advance to Round of 16 - News - - Gainesville, FL - Gainesville SunGators advance to Round of 16 - News - - Gainesville, FL - Gainesville Sun

    Gainesville SunGators advance to Round of 16 - News - - Gainesville, FLGainesville SunA smothering defensive effort made up for some missed chances early in No. 16 Florida's 1-0 win over USF in the second round of the NCAA women's soccer ...and more »

    Google News / 1 d. 3 h. 2 min. ago
  • Levy County deputies kill armed man - Gainesville SunLevy County deputies kill armed man - Gainesville Sun

    Gainesville SunLevy County deputies kill armed manGainesville SunThey have been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of investigations by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Eighth Circuit State Attorney's Office. The sheriff's office referred questions on the case to FDLE. Spokeswoman ...

    Google News / 1 d. 8 h. 20 min. ago
  • Gainesville’s Soul Music History Highlighted In New BookGainesville’s Soul Music History Highlighted In New Book

    From Ray Charles' early years in Florida to homegrown stars like Linda Lyndell and Little Jake Mitchell, John Capouya shines a spotlight on the underappreciated contribution Florida has made to the history of soul music in America. "Race is really the context for almost all of the stories I tell." "When white kids started listening to soul music, it really helped the whole movement toward integration of this country that when that music was accepted by a generation, it’s something you can’t quantify, but I think it made a difference."

    WUFT / 1 d. 8 h. 25 min. ago more
  • Prep Roundup: Gainesville tops Union County in weightlifting - Gainesville SunPrep Roundup: Gainesville tops Union County in weightlifting - Gainesville Sun

    Prep Roundup: Gainesville tops Union County in weightliftingGainesville SunThe Gainesville High girls weightlifting team slipped past visiting Union County in a competitive dual meet Thursday, 48-42. The Hurricanes won four weight classes — 101, Yaree James (105 bench, 90 clean and jerk, 195 total); 110, Yanah Paul (135-125, ...

    Google News / 1 d. 9 h. 13 min. ago
  • Hurricane Maria Brings Puerto Rican Students To Florida SchoolsHurricane Maria Brings Puerto Rican Students To Florida Schools

    Approximately 3,000 Puerto Rican students are now in Orlando, 600 in Miami and more than 100 in Ocala. Four new students from Puerto Rico are now enrolled in South Ocala Elementary School.

    WUFT / 1 d. 9 h. 23 min. ago
  • Former Felons Attempt To Re-enter Society In North Central FloridaFormer Felons Attempt To Re-enter Society In North Central Florida

    The prison population in the United States continues to grow, and with it grows the number of former offenders seeking to repent their past mistakes.

    WUFT / 1 d. 11 h. 45 min. ago
  • Florida First Detectors Help ID Invasive Plant Pests Before They SpreadFlorida First Detectors Help ID Invasive Plant Pests Before They Spread

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Florida has the most invasive species of any state in the country, and half of the insects, reptiles, arachnids and crustaceans imported into the United States come through Florida ports, University of Florida experts say.

    Gainesville News / 1 d. 19 h. 16 min. ago
  • Have a look inside Tom Petty's lake house before it's soldHave a look inside Tom Petty's lake house before it's sold

    It never occurred to Tom Petty that gathering a group of friends to play music wouldn't make them big stars. After meeting Elvis at the age of 10 and later watching the Beatles, he knew he was meant to be a musician and approached it with laser focus.

    Gainesville News / 1 d. 23 h. 53 min. ago
  • VHP recaps The Orthopaedic InstituteVHP recaps The Orthopaedic Institute

    Varsity Healthcare Partners has closed its recapitalization of Gainesville, Florida-based The Orthopaedic Institute , a provider of orthopedic surgical care and ancillary patient treatment services. No financial terms were disclosed.

    Gainesville News / 2 d. 4 h. 35 min. ago
  • Nov. 16, 2017: Afternoon News In 90Nov. 16, 2017: Afternoon News In 90

    More than 100 Puerto Rican students are filling the classrooms of Marion County Schools after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. That and more in 90 seconds.

    WUFT / 2 d. 7 h. 11 min. ago
  • Cats, worms and hurricanes — student scientists follow passion - Gainesville SunCats, worms and hurricanes — student scientists follow passion - Gainesville Sun

    Gainesville SunCats, worms and hurricanes — student scientists follow passionGainesville SunZack Weitzel compares how long LED light bulbs will last as students present the results of their experiments during the annual science fair at Howard Bishop Middle School in Gainesville, Florida on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Dozens of volunteer judges ...

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  • Alachua County Seeing Success In Lowering Its High Rates Of Child AbuseAlachua County Seeing Success In Lowering Its High Rates Of Child Abuse

    When compared against itself, Alachua County has seen a reduction in child abuse rates by almost half over roughly the past decade.

    WUFT / 2 d. 10 h. 44 min. ago
  • Second Florida dairy farm accused of animal abuseSecond Florida dairy farm accused of animal abuse

    The Animal Recovery Mission released another surveillance video acquired by its undercover investigators at the Burnham Dairy Farm, located in Okeechobee, Florida. The video captures the secret realities of torment inflicted on dairy cows at those farms trusted to supply some of the largest brands and grocery stores.

    Gainesville News / 2 d. 11 h. 43 min. ago
  • Nov. 16, 2017: Morning News In 90Nov. 16, 2017: Morning News In 90

    Development area in Gainesville expected to increase traffic. That and more in 90 seconds.

    WUFT / 2 d. 11 h. 48 min. ago
  • Alachua County Strike Out Hunger Food Drive Partners with Farm Share to Provide Food for HolidaysAlachua County Strike Out Hunger Food Drive Partners with Farm Share to Provide Food for Holidays

    After Irma and as the holidays approach, Alachua County residents utilize the 2017 Strike Out Hunger Food Drive and Farm Share, a large-scale food bank that utilzies inmate labor and volunteers to distribute food across Florida for free.

    WUFT / 2 d. 13 h. 11 min. ago
  • Scene Calendar: Fun things to do - Gainesville SunScene Calendar: Fun things to do - Gainesville Sun

    Gainesville SunScene Calendar: Fun things to doGainesville SunEvent features speakers including Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe and local trans women of color along with live poetry and music as part of candlelight vigil to remember trans people who have been murdered because of their identity. ... technology ...

    Google News / 2 d. 13 h. 14 min. ago
  • AC Hotel Gainesville Downtown Nears Completion Stylish Hotel Slated to Open in Early 2018AC Hotel Gainesville Downtown Nears Completion Stylish Hotel Slated to Open in Early 2018

    The new AC Hotel Gainesville Downtown, a chic and modern 144-room property in the heart of Gainesville, F.L., is nearing completion and is slated to open in early 2018. Located just a Heisman"s throw from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, more popularly known as "The Swamp,"the property will be managed by Concord Hospitality and marks the third AC Hotel in Florida and the first outside of Miami.

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  • Bell man dies in motorcycle crash - Gainesville SunBell man dies in motorcycle crash - Gainesville Sun

    Bell man dies in motorcycle crashGainesville SunKevin B. Sherrell, 28, failed to make a sharp right turn and went through a barbed wire fence and hit a tree. A Bell man was killed in a Gilchrist County traffic accident, according to a Florida Highway Patrol release. Kevin B. Sherrell, 28, was riding ...

    Google News / 2 d. 16 h. 33 min. ago
  • US opposes Nazi speech, but will vote no at UN to banning itUS opposes Nazi speech, but will vote no at UN to banning it

    In this June 1, 2016, file photo, flags of some of the 193 countries fly in the breeze in front of the Secretariat building of the United Nations. State Department officials say the U.S. this week plans to vote against a yearly U.N. resolution that condemns the glorification of Nazism.

    Gainesville News / 3 d. 6 h. 42 min. ago
  • News in 90: Alachua County Students Prepare for National ChoirNews in 90: Alachua County Students Prepare for National Choir

    This segment was produced by Arnae Holcomb

    WUFT / 3 d. 9 h. 25 min. ago
  • ‘Different Is Good, Not Bad’: UF Takes Part In International Education Week‘Different Is Good, Not Bad’: UF Takes Part In International Education Week

    The annual event started on Monday and will conclude on Friday, with various events and activities occurring each day.

    WUFT / 3 d. 9 h. 46 min. ago
  • Nov. 15, 2017: Morning News In 90Nov. 15, 2017: Morning News In 90

    Authorities are continuing to search for a possible serial killer in the Tampa neighborhood of Seminole Heights. That and more in 90 seconds.

    WUFT / 3 d. 12 h. 50 min. ago
  • Bethlehem students tour the University of Florida Updated atBethlehem students tour the University of Florida Updated at

    On Tuesday, November 7, 41 students arrived at Bethlehem High School at 4:30 a.m. to load a bus and travel to Gainesville, Florida. The plan for the day was to tour the campus of the University of Florida in the morning with a bonus tour of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in the afternoon.

    Gainesville News / 4 d. 9 h. 26 min. ago
  • Smoking backpack causes panic at Orlando International AirportSmoking backpack causes panic at Orlando International Airport

    The TSA released surveillance video showing the moment a camera's battery overheated in a backpack and exploded on Friday, November 10, 2017, at the Orlando International Airport. The scare prompted an evacuation causing flight delays and cancellations.

    Gainesville News / 4 d. 14 h. 6 min. ago
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  • Gainesville sex offender charged with stalking - Gainesville SunGainesville sex offender charged with stalking - Gainesville Sun

    Gainesville SunGainesville sex offender charged with stalkingGainesville SunEdward Lee Brown, a registered sex offender, was charged with stalking after exposing his sexual organs to a Regional Transit System employee. A registered sex offender was arrested Monday and charged with stalking after exposing his sexual organs, ...

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  • UF/IFAS Celebrates Partnership as It Commemorates Century of CRECUF/IFAS Celebrates Partnership as It Commemorates Century of CREC

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Whether they've faced problems with pests, pathogens, soils, water or natural disasters, growers have turned to scientists at the UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center for answers for the past 100 years.

    Gainesville News / 4 d. 19 h. ago
  • Take a virtual stroll through legendary rocker Tom Petty's Lake Sherwood dream cabin.Take a virtual stroll through legendary rocker Tom Petty's Lake Sherwood dream cabin.

    It never occurred to Tom Petty that gathering a group of friends to play music wouldn't make them big stars. After meeting Elvis at the age of 10 and later watching the Beatles, he knew he was meant to be a musician and approached it with laser focus.

    Gainesville News / 4 d. 23 h. 23 min. ago
  • In Photos: The Pets And Patriots Foundation Hosts Charity Pup Ruck 5K Run At Depot ParkIn Photos: The Pets And Patriots Foundation Hosts Charity Pup Ruck 5K Run At Depot Park

    The Pets and Patriots Foundation hosted the Pup Ruck 5K Run/Walk charity event at Depot Park in Gainesville on Sunday. The foundation provides service dogs to veterans with PTSD in North Central Florida.

    Gainesville News / 5 d. 3 h. 47 min. ago
  • First 3D Mural Painted In Gainesville With Help From CommunityFirst 3D Mural Painted In Gainesville With Help From Community

    A man guided children and adults alike in painting the collective pieces of a mosaic-like sketch of a woman on the side of a building. Some people painted and some stood back to watch, letting out an "ooh" or an "ahh" over the various colors dancing in their vision behind 3D glasses.

    Gainesville News / 5 d. 8 h. 37 min. ago
  • 3 Things Going On Today In Florida: Alligator Kills Pet Dog3 Things Going On Today In Florida: Alligator Kills Pet Dog

    According to a report by WCJB-TV , Scarlett Dent and her 8-year-old son Easton Lowery were throwing sticks into Newman's Lake in Gainesville on Saturday. They were playing with their two dogs, Beignet and Blue.

    Gainesville News / 5 d. 10 h. 57 min. ago