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6 hrs ago | WTLV

6 arrested in 4 county burglary ring

MELROSE, Fla. -- Six people, including three 14-year-olds, have been arrested for a burglary ring stretching through Clay, Putnam, Bradford, and 6 arrested in 4 county burglary ring on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/crime/2014/04/17/six-arrested-burglary-ring/7839537/ MELROSE, Fla.

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Related Topix: Melrose, FL

16 hrs ago | CBS 47

Woman killed in car crash in Alachua County

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. -- A Gainesville woman is dead after she crashed her car Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Gainesville, FL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Gainesville.com

County/Chamber business and economic growth workshop tonight

Alachua County and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce are hosting a business and economic growth workshop tonight, where people will break out into groups to discuss the county's strategic plan as well as perceptions of economic development in the county.

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Related Topix: Gainesville, FL, Ocala, FL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

FirstCoastNews

Missing: Elderly Melrose man in need of medication

The Alachua County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing elderly man who is diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and Schizophrenia, and is in need of medication.

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WRUF-AM Gainesville

Citrus County Health Bus Reaches Distant Residents

Staff member Linda Wall asks Bobellina Moric, a homeless veteran, about her medical history on April 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Citrus County, FL, Hernando, FL, Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Nursing

CBS 47

Firefighters battling convenience store fire near Clay, Putnam, Bradford & Alachua County line

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 8:00 PM on 4/15, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:12 AM on 4/15, issued at 10:12 AM Hoboken, GA CLAY COUNTY, Fla.

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Related Topix: Fort White, FL, Clay County, FL, Melrose, FL

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Florida Trend

Company turning Alachua County's scraps into fertilizer

Florida's leading indicator - a measurement of economic activity in the state compiled by Durham, N.H.-based e-forecasting.com - increased in February by 0.1 percent after an increase of 0.1 percent in January.

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Related Topix: Florida, Archer, FL

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Florida Baptist Witness

Church-planting DOM Wayne Harvey retires

Wayne Harvey, director of missions for the Santa Fe River Baptist Association, retired March 31 after 14 years serving the 157-year-old association.

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Related Topix: Gainesville, FL

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

Fort Lauderdale Man Busted Transporting Pot Worth Over $300,000 from California

Michael John Cefola had been drying for days, transporting cargo in his vehicle all the way from California.

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CBS 47

Woman killed, girl critical after crash outside Gainesville

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:12 AM on 4/15, issued at 10:12 AM Hoboken, GA ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WRUF-AM Gainesville

9-Year-Old Inspires Children's Book Character

A group gathered around the reading corner of the Harn Museum of Art to listen to 9-year-old Audrey Allen read.

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Related Topix: Gainesville, FL

Gainesville.com

Powell: Opposition can help shape Plum Creek plan

Todd Powell said he invites the opposition to Plum Creek's plans to develop parts of its land in eastern Alachua County to meet with Plum Creek to get more informed and to help influence the plan, as hundreds of interested stakeholders have had a chance to do.

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Related Topix: Gainesville, FL, Hawthorne, FL

CBS 47

Gainesville man accused of molesting 4-year-old child

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. -- Deputies arrested a man from Gainesville accused of molesting a 4-year-old child.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

CBS 47

Sex offender moves into new neighborhood in Alachua County

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. -- Deputies gave a mandatory notification to residents in Alachua County about a registered sexual predator's new address.

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Related Topix: Micanopy, FL

Sat Apr 05, 2014

WRUF-AM Gainesville

Locals to Repair Community Pool from 1920s

Steve Linton used to see Gainesville residents bring their kids to swim in the shallow end of the Glen Springs pool.

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Related Topix: Gainesville, FL

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Highlands Today

County attorney costs vary just about everywhere

If $306,200 - the average annual bill over the past five years for Macbeth's salary and his legal assistants - seems high, county administrators collected data on 40 of 67 Florida counties that shows attorney salaries alone range from $112,151 in Citrus County, population 140,956, to $203,029 in Hillsborough County, population 1.2 million.

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Related Topix: Citrus County, FL, Hillsborough County, FL, Alachua, FL, Highlands County, FL

WRUF-AM Gainesville

Music Store Closing Its Doors After 60 Years

Owner Buster Lipham interacts with long-time customers. The Gainesville landmark will close its doors on April 15 for the final time.

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Related Topix: Gainesville, FL, The Charlie Daniels Band, Country, Pop/Rock, The Allman Brothers

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Was congressional candidate in vampire role-playing group?

Florida Congressional candidate Jake Rush posted this photo of him and his wife on his website alongside a press release defending his love for gaming and theater.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Ted Yoho, US News

WRUF-AM Gainesville

Acclaimed Records Project Celebrates Alachua County History

While transcribing for the Ancient Records Project, photographs are taken of each individual page or document before being digitized and transcribed onto the website.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Lucianne.com

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

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