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Gainesville, Florida is located in Alachua County. Zip codes in Gainesville, FL include 32627, 32603, and 32601. The median home price in Gainesville is $168,900 which is roughly $91/per square foot. More Gainesville information.

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Gainesville News

Local news for Gainesville, FL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

5 min ago | Newswise

UF Study Advances 'DNA Revolution,' Tells Butterflies' Evolutionary History

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- By tracing nearly 3,000 genes to the earliest common ancestor of butterflies and moths, University of Florida scientists have created an extensive "Tree of Lepidoptera" in the first study to use large-scale, next-generation DNA sequencing.


4 hrs ago | Newswise

UF/IFAS Study Finds Simple Solution to Monitoring Major Berry Pest

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Using a yeast-sugar-water mixture, berry growers can easily keep tabs on a pest that causes millions in damage each year in the U.S., a new University of Florida study shows.


8 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

University of Florida Gets High Marks for Affordable Education

Attending college can be a costly affair for many students, requiring most to take out loans, leaving them to wonder if college is even worth it at all.


12 hrs ago | Florida Baptist Witness

Giving hope to the homeless through clothes, food, faith and fellowship

Lem Simmons is not your typical pastor. In fact, most people would not identify him as a member of the clergy just by looking at him.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

Highlands Today

Harvesting Highlands

But by next fall, the almost two-acre field behind the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Center, 4509 George Blvd., should be blossoming with an array of vegetables, fruits and herbs grown and cultivated by Highlands County residents.


Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Crank Out On Hypnotic Eye

I was a senior in high school when Kid Leo from Cleveland's iconic flagship radio station WMMS queued up some songs from a new band hailing out of Gainesville, Florida.


The Ultimate Watermelon Queen Battle

Front- Shelby , Jennifer Back- Whiskey , Brooke , Brandi , Meagan , Randy . The Watermelon Queens visited W&R and they put them to the test! We'd like to thank Caitlin Givens from the Mar-Del Watermelon Association for bringing everyone by! It was great to see our Mar-Del Watermelon Queen, Shelby Hurley along with Brandi Harrison the National ... (more)


Rehab Management

Online Course Explores Hand and Upper Extremity Essentials, from Kinesiology and Anatomy to Rehab

An online course available through the American Occupational Therapy Association offers beginner to advanced occupational therapy practitioners information regarding the anatomy and kinesiology of the upper quarter, outlining neuroanatomy concepts linked to hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.


Sentinel School Zone

UCF, UF, FSU rate among best values in new Money magazine ranking

Several Florida universities -- including UCF , UF and FSU -- rate among the nation's best values in higher education, according to the first-ever college rankings released this week by Money magazine .


News Max

Charlie Crist Woos Black Vote in Fla. Gov's Race

As the leading Democratic candidate for Florida governor, Charlie Crist would be expected to draw overwhelming support from the state's more than 1.6 million registered black voters.


Tue Jul 29, 2014


UF/IFAS Study: When It Comes to Gluten-Free Diets, Unfounded Beliefs Abound

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - While necessary for some, many people eat gluten-free diets because they believe they'll gain certain health benefits, but these beliefs are not all supported by research, a University of Florida nutrition expert says.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

University of Florida News

'Little janitor' merits attention in Florida springs' health debate, UF/IFAS research shows

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A small, slow moving resident who enjoys a vegetative diet and keeps things tidy may be the overlooked player in public debates over Florida's ailing freshwater springs, University of Florida researchers say.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Guardian

Drag racing fire trucks set to highlight cancer society fundraiser

While the sight of fire trucks racing towards a blaze is not uncommon, seeing two of them barreling down a drag strip is a spectacle not for the faint of heart.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

Pine bark shortage creates trouble for some Florida blueberry farmers

When Felicia Tappan owned a 5-acre organic blueberry farm in Duette, she would haul in 40 semi-trucks full of pine bark to plant her berries in.


Four-star Brown to the Gators

After fielding more than 50 scholarship offers, Cincinnati Winton Woods four-star offensive tackle George Brown announced a commitment to Florida .


University of Florida News

Researchers find new fertility drug to be more effective than one used for past 40 years

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A fertility drug used for more than four decades could soon be replaced with another drug that is 30 percent more effective in helping women become pregnant, according to a study with University of Florida ties.



NY girl, 5, killed in north Fla. crash

The Florida Highway Patrol says a 5-year-old New York girl is dead and her brother is recovering from serious injuries after the car they were riding in was struck by a sports utility vehicle.


Boozed-up road rage driver run over by his OWN truck after confronting another motorist

A sozzled road rage driver who accosted a woman motorist was run over by his OWN truck when she fled.


The Lebanon Daily News

Poland cancels plans for cultural year with Russia

The Polish government has canceled plans for a year of cultural celebrations with Russia out of anger with Russian actions in Ukraine.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

Lowell Sun

Naked thieves take burgers from SW Fla eatery

A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into an eatery "dumb, dumber and dumbest."



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