Gainesville Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Oct. 22, 2018: Evening News In 90Read the original story

    Oct 22, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Taylour is a reporter for WUFT News who can be reached by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org. Gainesville will be celebrating the birthday of the late Tom Petty with a four day celebration.

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  2. Oct. 22, 2018. Morning News In 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    News in 90 brings you the most important stories of the day in 90 seconds. Find more at www.wuft.org.

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  3. Car-Fit Class Helps Gainesville Elders with Driving SafetyRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    AARP is traveling the country to provide classes to senior drivers to ensure that they are using positioning controls and devices properly. AARP teamed-up with University of Florida occupational therapy students to conduct the class for locals at the senior recreation center parking lot in Gainesville.

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  4. Tom Leadon: Remembering Childhood Friend and Band-mate, Tom PettyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    WUFT 89.1 / 90.1 Morning Edition host, Glenn Richards, spoke with singer/songwriter/guitarist Tom Leadon. For over an hour, Leadon talked about returning to Gainesville to celebrate the life and music of his childhood friend and former band-mate, Tom Petty, including a deep-dive into the 2007 Mudcrutch reunion.

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  5. Gainesville City Commission Again Delays Decision On Comprehensive PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    About 60 people gathered into the City Commission Auditorium Thursday evening to air their grievances regarding the city of Gainesville's proposed comprehensive plan to bring affordable housing to the city. Residents and city commissioners spoke for three and a half hours regarding the issue, with a final compromise - a second delay of the vote until late November - not coming until 10 p.m., as the two groups discussed the best method for the plan's implementation.

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  6. A Conversation With James Lawrence On GNV4All's ProgressRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    GNV4ALL, led by Director James Lawrence, will be launching its Gainesville Empowerment Zone. It's one of the group's major recommendations, and Lawrence said it's designed to be a systemic solution to persistent racial and socio-economic problems in Gainesville and Alachua County.

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  7. Where Florida Stands On Processing Its Sexual Assault Kit BacklogRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Sexual assault kits are one of the few tools that survivors and law enforcement have for making arrests and obtaining convictions. The package includes: bags and paper sheets for evidence collection, combs, documentation form, envelopes, instructions,materials for blood samples, and swabs.

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  8. Alachua County Canvassing Board Tests Voting EquipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Supervisor of Elections Kim A. Barton looking over the zero tape printout to verify that no votes were recorded on the machines before running ballots. The Alachua County Canvassing Board tested and sealed 10 selected voting machines on Tuesday morning at the Supervisor of Elections Office in advance of the Nov. 6. general election.

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  9. Alachua County Responds To Growing Suicide Trend With Community-Wide TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Home alone, she grabbed a scalpel and pressed it against the pale skin of her left forearm. She wanted quiet.

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  10. Know Your 2018 Candidates: Florida State Senate, District 8Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    State Sen. Keith Perry, R - Gainesville, is seeking re-election. He first won election to the state senate in 2016 after serving in the state House of Representatives from 2010 until 2016.

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  11. What A Dementia Care and Cure Initiative Task Force Means For GainesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Roxanne Laurendeau holds a photo of her mother, Betty Marr, who died of vascular dementia on Oct. 13, 2016. Marr taught her daughter to play the guitar when she was around 13 years old when she bought her a music book filled with songs from The Beatles.

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  12. A Port St. Joe Family Takes Refuge In GainesvilleRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    In a living room with an armchair and a couch that only fits three, one of the children was forced to claim the ground as their seat. The other two squished in beside Donna Padilla and her husband.

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  13. Florida Voices | Harriet Meiss: Blessing People In Her HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Harriet Meiss doesn't think about the loss she suffered in a bad investment in 2010. She had already learned to let go of her compulsions and trust more in the universe.

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  14. New Alachua County Fire Rescue Station Near Hague Receives Funding In 2018-19 BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    As part of its 2018-19 budget that went into effect this week, Alachua County Commissioners approved funding for a new fire station in Hague. People living between Gainesville and Alachua will no longer feel like they're in "no man's land" for coverage.

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  15. After 70 Years, A Doctor's Care Returns To MicanopyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    The sounds of newborn babies wailing, the smell of pasteurized milk, loose strands of hair around a barber's chair, and the laughter of a children playing upstairs were just common day-to-day occurrences for Dr. Ira Dailey during the 1940s. And while the medical practices of today have changed since that era, the same small-town spirit of health care returns to Micanopy.

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  16. Everything You Need To Know About The 2018 Ballot AmendmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    The 2018 General Election ballot in Alachua County will feature 12 constitutional amendments along with two referendums for Alachua County and two for the city of Gainesville. Thirteen constitutional amendments were proposed by the Constitution Revision Commission, the Florida Legislature and citizens' initiatives.

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  17. Nostalgia-Tinged Music Video For 'Gainesville' Shows Tom...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    An alligator swims idly by, children play at Blue Springs State Park, a Sandhill Crane walks through Paynes Prairie and Spanish moss drapes from surrounding trees. Tom Petty, Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench, their friends and other members of bands Mudcrutch and Road Turkey gather for a group photo at a party out on Hawthorne Road in 1973.

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  18. Congratulations, Gainesville: You Survived The Hottest September In 93 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Anyone who found September 2018 unusually hot even for Gainesville was right: Temperatures in the city broke or tied records dating back to the beginning of the 20th century. Gainesville simmered through an average daily temperature of 83.5 degrees, breaking the 1925 record of 82.2 degrees for the warmest September, the National Weather Service reported.

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  19. Unvarnished: Finding Her SquatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    At 80 years old, Diane Lasley decided she wanted to get her squat back for three reasons: to get on eye level with her grandchildren, to pet her dog, and to successfully rise after peeing in the woods. In the early 1970s, when Diane first entered the fitness world, the bulk of the exercises during a fitness class were jumping, arm waving and foot stomping.

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  20. The Future Of Dignity Village, Gainesville's Homeless Camp, Is In DoubtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Two years after a report called a walk through Dignity Village "devastating," city officials are still working toward closing it down. That word was one of the descriptors used in summer 2016, when OrgCode Consulting, Inc. submitted a 15-page report to the city and county.

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