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A $1 million fundraising week brought a late-in-the-game infusion of money to the political committee behind the state’s water and land conservation amendment.
On Oct. 7, 20-year-old Yalex Tirado was placed under Close Custody, Level 4, which is one step below a death row inmate.
Standing among nearly 30 people in a classroom, Mehek Mirchandani began her pitch. She touted a wristband that was really an alarm, similar to those found in cars, and it could be used to scare off attackers.
Gas prices continued to go lower during the past week, dropping 10 cents in the U.S., in Florida and in the local market.
A bomb threat found to be a hoax evacuated Kanapaha Middle School for about an hour Monday morning.
Today’s Helping Hands Clinic anniversary celebration, a film viewing, community exhibit, Community Redevelopment Agency and a Wellness Walk for today.
The Friends of the Buchholz Band will present “A Taste 4 Music,” a fundraiser to support the band, on Friday from 7-11 p.m. at The Warehouse, 502 S. Main Street.
University of Florida researchers are using stem cells in a new study that aims to eventually cure the condition altogether.
A man was sexually assaulted by another man on the University of Florida campus Saturday night, according to the UF Police Department.
Higher education is like a flower, Kent Fuchs told the search committee when he was interviewing for the presidency of the University of Florida.
Over a dozen artists blended and smeared dollops of paint amid weather-worn buildings in the 19th century compound of the Dudley Farm Historic State Park this weekend.
Two men were arrested in separate incidents this weekend, both accused of sexually molesting females younger than 18.
Clear, sunny skies, with an occasional cloud or two, are expected this week alongside high temperatures in the low 80s and lows falling to the low 50s.
A 45-year-old White Springs man was killed Sunday morning when the pickup truck he was driving ran off U.S. 41 in Hamilton County and struck a tree.
A University of Florida student who believed he was entitled to climb a fence to get into Gator Growl Friday night because he pays tuition was arrested on various charges.