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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 $166,900 which is roughly $91/per square foot. More Gainesville information.

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2 hrs ago | Retailwire.com

How will single America shape the future of retailing?

For the first time since the government began counting how many Americans were single and married, the number of people sans-spouses topped those with them. According to two new reports, one by Yardeni Research and the other by CityLab and the Martin Prosperity Institute , the percentage of the U.S. adult population that is single is either 50.2 percent or 51.2 percent.

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6 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

What of Tom Petty's Young Life Is Left in His Hometown of Gainesville?

When I told my brother I'd help him move out of his house in Gainesville, I planned to pay tribute to Tom Petty 's place of origin by visiting sites that were important to him as a young man. Jacksonville gave us Lynyrd Skynyrd, Tallahassee spawned Creed, Jim Morrison was born in Melbourne and went to Florida State University for a minute but was really a California guy.

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6 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Running Down a Dream: We Went to See What of Tom Petty Was Left in Gainesville

When I told my brother I'd help him move out of his house in Gainesville, I planned to pay tribute to Tom Petty's place of origin by visiting sites that were important to him as a young man.

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8 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

Teacher refuses to administer statewide test to kindergartners

Susan Bowles a Kindergarten teacher in Gainesville has posted a letter on Facebook to Gov. Rick Scott and candidate Charlie Crist inviting them to witness a kindergartner taking a computer-based reading test. I wrote you a letter over the weekend to let you know that I am refusing to administer the FAIR test to your precious little ones.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

WPTV Local News

I-TEAM: Trauma centers costing children's lives?

Now, we've uncovered that those same centers are accepting pediatric patients when rules say they shouldn't, and it is potentially costing the lives of children . "I stopped in the grass for a moment and just dropped on the ground," said Sonya Coleman, recounting the events of April 20, 2012.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Using plants to produce enzyme may provide treatment for high blood pressure in lungs

Using plant leaves to produce and deliver a key enzyme may improve treatment for life-threatening high blood pressure in the lungs, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2014. "Current therapies for pulmonary hypertension don't cure the underlying disorder and the long-term prognosis is poor, even with treatment," said Vinayak Shenoy, Ph.D., the study's lead author and an assistant research scientist at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

SFGate

Sending the dead back to the land, naturally

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND OF SEPT. 13-14 - This photo taken on Aug. 8, 2014, shows the natural gravesite of Stewart Kohn of Sarasota, Fla., who was buried in Nov. 19, 2013, at the Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery near Gainesville, Fla.

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WRUF-AM Gainesville

Gainesville Provides Information to Public Through New Database

The city of Gainesville's initiative to create more transparency within the government took another step forward with the soft launch of statGNV . StatGNV is a database site that allows the public to view metrics and results of statistics about topics ranging from infrastructure and transportation to community partnerships.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WRUF-AM Gainesville

New program helps UF students "Walk Safe" at night

A week ago, making a trek across the University of Florida campus wasn't much of an issue for most UF students. But after a recent string of similar assaults on and near the UF campus, many students are left on edge.

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The Miami Herald

Police: 1 of 4 reported UF attacks is unfounded

Police say one of four reported attacks on women on or near the University of Florida campus is unfounded after additional interviews with the alleged victim. University and Gainesville police on Thursday said the woman who reported the attack near a campus library on Sept.

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The Daily Beast

Sororities Finally Take Back the NightBy Kelsey Meany

A wave of sexual assaults at the University of Florida has Greek culture up in arms and speaking out for women's safety on campus. I graduated this past May from the University of Florida, a school known for its academics, cheap in-state tuition and occasionally, athletics .

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Click Orlando

Cops: 1 of 4 UF attacks unfounded

Gainesville police have determined that one of the four recent reported attacks on a female student on or near the University of Florida campus was unfounded, WJXT reports. Last Friday morning, the student reported to the UF Police Department that she was attacked by someone on campus near Library West, reportedly by the same man who had recently victimized other women, police said.

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Alligator Army

Audio: Will Muschamp calls Gator Hotline as "Bill from Gainesville," jokes with Jeremy Foley

This Thursday, Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley took over Will Muschamp's usual duties as the figure being interviewed by Mick Hubert on Florida football's weekly call-in show, the Gator Hotline. And Foley did such a good job that one called - "Bill from Gainesville" - rang up the Gator Hotline to suggest a new permanent host.

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Gainesville.com

Gainesville ranked 37th most bike-friendly city

Gainesville ranked No. 37 on Bicycling magazine's list of the top 50 bike-friendly cities for this year, which was the same ranking it held in 2012.

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CBS Local

Gainesville Police: Interviews Reveal 1 Of 4 UF Attacks Unfounded

Gainesville authorities are saying one of the four reported attacks on women at the University of Florida campus is baseless after multiple interviews with the alleged victim. On Thursday, University and Gainesville police said the alleged victim backtracked on her initial statement.

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BroadwayWorld.com

William P. Bahlke Releases Frisbee Ball Rules

Nestled amid the humiliating demise of an unpopular war and the scandalous resignation of a once-powerful president is a snippet of time often overlooked and misunderstood, notes author William P. Bahlke. It could be argued, nonetheless, as his new novel does, that one will discover, hidden inside this intriguing snapshot, the most profound evolutionary transformation in the country's history.

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Brooklynvegan

15 bands to check out at The Fest

In a little less than two months, a huge handful of the best punk bands in the world will head to Gainesville, FL for The Fest , a three-day multi-venue festival .

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PhysOrg Weblog

Using plants to produce enzyme may provide treatment for high blood pressure in lungs

Using plant leaves to produce and deliver a key enzyme may improve treatment for life-threatening high blood pressure in the lungs, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2014. "Current therapies for pulmonary hypertension don't cure the underlying disorder and the long-term prognosis is poor, even with treatment," said Vinayak Shenoy, Ph.D., the study's lead author and an assistant research scientist at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

NBC2 News

Gainesville teacher refuses to give students statewide test

While the Lee County School Board's decision to opt-out of standardized testing was later reversed, it still caught the attention of teachers across the state -- including one in north Florida. 59-year-old Susan Bowles, a kindergarten teacher at Chiles Elementary in Gainesville, could potentially lose her job after she refused to give her students the FAIR assessment.

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WTLV

Gainesville teacher takes stand on mandated tests

Jacksonville, Fla. -- State mandated testing hit a nerve with a Gainesville kindergarten teacher who is taking a stand by not testing her students Gainesville teacher takes stand on mandated tests Jacksonville, Fla.

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