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After a freshman season of injuries and inconsistent play, Florida sophomore linebacker Alex Anzalone is aware that playing time could be hard to come by.
The Gainesville Police Department received a new set of wheels that has the capability to resist gunfire and mine blasts.
Gainesville-based BioTork has what an outsider might figure to be a crazy idea — turning such agricultural waste into fish food.
Five things to know today, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Alachua County, Florida.
Eight people who chose to move here, stay here to start a business or work to improve their community answered that question at the iG Forum on Wednesday at the Hippodrome Theatre.
Sterilizing a targeted group of feral and stray cats and releasing them back into their territory can dramatically help reduce the millions of cats impounded and euthanized each year in the U.S.
A child and her great-grandmother were killed when their house caught fire Wednesday morning in the University Oaks subdivision near Bronson.
University of Florida researchers have spent more than a decade pursuing a new way to treat a debilitating and sometimes fatal form of childhood cancer.
Alachua County high school juniors beat the state’s average score on a college entrance exam in the first year that all county juniors took the exam.
A preliminary plan by Florida water regulators to reduce the amount of nitrogen that seeps into Rainbow Springs notes that efforts will fall short of state-mandated goals — at least in the foreseeable future.
While the future of the transportation sales tax referendum won’t be determined until November, in the meantime County Commissioner Lee Pinkoson has proposed allocating an extra $500,000 for road repairs next fiscal year.
The three-story Federal Colonial mansion at the corner of Southwest 13th Street and Second Avenue has been affectionately known to the alumni and current members of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity as the Tau Mansion for seven decades.
Santa Fe College’s fine arts department is seeking singers, actors, dancers and musicians for its production of “West Side Story,” to premiere in the spring.
Five things to know for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Alachua County, Florida.
Coqui RadioPharmaceuticals announced Tuesday that it has selected the city of Alachua to build its $250 million medical radioisotope production facility, expected to employ 164 people at an average salary of nearly $75,000.