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  1. Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival in Gainesville April 2-3, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Capital Soup

    The 47th annual Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival is 9 am to 5:30 pm Saturday, April 2, and noon to 5 pm Sunday, April 3, 2016, on Northeast First Street, the grounds of the Thomas Center and the Bo Diddley Community Plaza in downtown Gainesville. The free festival features over 200 fine artists and craftspeople who will be selling their wares, a special area for youth artists, the Art Jungle children's activity area, live music and entertainment including a Saturday evening concert, and food vendors who donate some of their proceeds to local nonprofit organizations.


  2. Gov. Scott Appoints Dr. Thomas Zavelson to Florida School for the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Dr. Thomas Zavelson to the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind Board of Trustees. Zavelson, 73, of Gainesville, is a retired pediatrician and a clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine.


  3. Governor Scott Announces USR Systems to Create 140 Jobs in GainesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Capital Soup

    Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that USR Systems, a U.S.-based IT consulting services company, will be expanding in Gainesville to create 140 new jobs. USR Systems specializes in mobility, cloud enablement, digital transformation, business intelligence, data analytics and testing.


  4. All Lanes on Northbound I-75 over CR 329 are Opening AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Capital Soup

    Reddick/Marion County - Good news for commuters and travelers using northbound Interstate 75 between Ocala and Gainesville. Emergency repairs to a damaged bridge over County Road 329 have finished and all three northbound lanes are opening today in time for the busy holidays.


  5. Northbound I-75 Bridge Deck Pouring: New InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Capital Soup

    Reddick/Marion County - Good news for commuters using northbound Interstate 75 between Ocala and Gainesville. Late this afternoon, the contractor making emergency repairs to a damaged bridge now says a planned lane closure tonight and into tomorrow morning will not be necessary.


  6. Northbound I-75 Lane Closure Overnight for Bridge Deck PouringRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Capital Soup

    Reddick/Marion County - Northbound Interstate 75 at County Road 329, between Ocala and Gainesville, will be down to one lane tonight into the early hours Saturday, as crews pour concrete for a new bridge deck in the area damaged last week. This will happen between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Traffic flow will return to two northbound lanes early Saturday.


  7. Florida Parents Voice Thanks for Personal Learning Scholarship AccountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Capital Soup

    Companion bills that will ensure more Florida students with special needs can access a customized education through Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts passed their first committee stops this week, with Senate Bill 672 by Senator Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, passing from the Senate PreK-12 Education Committee today. "Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts are making a difference in the lives of thousands of families," said Patricia Levesque, executive director of the Foundation for Florida's Future .


  8. UF's HiPerGator 2.0 among the world's most powerful supercomputersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Capital Soup

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The University of Florida is the home of the most powerful supercomputer in the state, the most powerful university supercomputer in the Southern U.S. and the third-fastest university supercomputer in the country, according to the latest world rankings HiPerGator 2.0, the 30,000-core addition to the existing 21,000-core HiPerGator that went online 2 1/2 years ago, also ranked No.


  9. UF Law to commemorate Cuban-American Lawyers Program with celebration, prestigious guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Capital Soup

    In 1973, the University of Florida Levin College of Law became a pioneer in legal education by creating a program that gave Cuban lawyers in exile the opportunity to become practicing attorneys in the United States. The Cuban-American Lawyers Program allowed foreign lawyers to attend law school on a part-time basis, take the Florida Bar Examination, and if they passed the exam, enter the bar.


  10. Florida consumer sentiment down, reflecting lingering effects of stock market correctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Capital Soup

    GAINESVILLE, Fla.-Consumer sentiment among Floridians fell almost three points in September to 87.9, according to the latest University of Florida consumer survey. Among the five components that make up the index, four declined and one increased.


  11. Gov. Scott Recognizes Jacksonville and Gainesville Entrepreneurs with Young Entrepreneur AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Capital Soup

    Today, Governor Rick Scott recognized students and business leaders in Jacksonville and Gainesville with the Governor's Young Entrepreneur Award. The Governor highlighted job creation at Elite Parking Services in Jacksonville earlier today and recognized CEO Dane Grey for his company's success.


  12. New research from landmark trial suggests a new low for healthy blood pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Capital Soup

    Do you remember the last blood pressure reading from your annual physical? If your physician told you the reading was in the normal range, it might be time for a reassessment. New findings, including research conducted at University of Florida Health, suggest that blood pressure readings even lower than previously recommended could cut risk of heart attack, heart failure and stroke by a third, and risk of death by a quarter in people 50 and older.


  13. U.S. Economic Development Administration awards UF $8 million toward Phase II of Innovation HubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Capital Soup

    The University of Florida will receive $8 million in federal funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration toward construction of Phase II of the Florida Innovation Hub, a 50,000-square-foot building adjoining the original business super-incubator at Innovation Square. In announcing the grant on Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker said, "The EDA investment will ensure that innovators and entrepreneurs in and around the University of Florida have a place to develop their ideas and build their businesses to make the region more competitive in the global economy."


  14. UF receives record $706.8 million in research funding in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Capital Soup

    The University of Florida received $706.8 million in research awards last year, surpassing the previous record set in fiscal year 2014 by $5.1 million. Among the highlights of the 2015 fiscal year, which ended June 30, was a record $102 million in funding from industry, a 41 percent increase over 2014.


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