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  1. Florida authorities investigate threat painted on garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | WTXL

    Authorities in a North Florida county are investigating a threat and slur used against transgender people that was spray painted on a home garage. The Gainesville Sun reports Alachua County deputies discovered the vandalized garage while patrolling a neighborhood in the town of Newberry early Friday morning.

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  2. Hold the Mayo! Florida town is changing its name temporarilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | WTXL

    The mayor of Mayo, FL., a tiny town of less than 1,500 residents, announced that the city is switching its name to "Miracle Whip" as a joke and marketing promotion for the Kraft product. The mayor of Mayo, FL., a tiny town of less than 1,500 residents, announced that the city is switching its name to "Miracle Whip" as a joke and marketing promotion for the Kraft product.

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  3. The Latest: Leaking gas blamed for coffee shop explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WTXL

    Authorities say natural gas leaking into a sewer line caused an explosion that destroyed a coffee shop in rural Georgia and seriously injured three people. Glenn Allen, a spokesman for Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, said late Friday that investigators determined a construction crew installing fiber optic cable in the tiny city of Homerville punctured an underground natural gas line.

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  4. Judge to decide on college campus early voting sites banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | WTXL

    Lawyers for the League of Women Voters of Florida told a federal judge Monday that state elections officials were wrong to ban on-campus early voting sites in Gainesville and Tallahassee. Their lawsuit claims the constitutional rights of students at the University of Florida and Florida State University were being violated by a 2014 interpretation of a state law, which found early-voting sites were not specifically authorized on university campuses.

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  5. Employee at Tallahassee residential community arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | WTXL

    A nurse at the Sunrise Community is facing misdemeanor charges after a mentally and physically disabled adult in her care was hospitalized with "significant burns" on her body. Elizabeth McDonald, 18, was arrested on Thursday.

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  6. FHSAA Hall of Fame Class of 2018 AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | WTXL

    The Florida High School Athletic Association is proud to announce the eight-member FHSAA Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The 28th class to be inducted, the FHSAA Hall of Fame celebrates nearly 100 years of interscholastic competition featuring some of the most accomplished student-athletes, coaches, administrators, officials and contributors from the state of Florida.

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  7. Hanson And Warren Are Top 10 NPF Draft Picks As Noles Sweep CardinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | WTXL

    Hanson was selected with the No. 5 overall pick by the Cleveland Comets and Warren went No.

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  8. Parents charged after 8-week-old suffers severe head traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | WTXL

    The parents of an 8-week-old infant are behind bars in Perry after their child was found to have bleeding in his brain, multiple rib fractures and spine injuries that may have been intentionally caused. Tiffini Krahl, 20, and Tyler Gray, 20, were arrested by the Taylor County Sheriff's Office this week and charged with "causing great bodily harm through an intentional act reasonably expected to result in injury to a child and child neglect resulting in great bodily harm."

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  9. Lincoln 4x800 Boys Team Sets Fastest Time in Country at Florida RelaysRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2018 | WTXL

    Gainesville, FL: Today, the Tallahassee Lincoln High School Boys 4x800m relay made history as they became the fastest team in the nation with a time of 7:47:23 in the Pepsi Florida Relays hosted by the University of Florida Gainesville and surpassed the former #1 by 4 seconds. This team has 4 overall athletes capable of running under a 1:55 split and the potential to run a sub 7:42.

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  10. University of Florida pays $67K for white nationalist eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | WTXL

    The University of Florida has paid a local county government more than $67,000 to cover security costs for a speaking event last fall featuring white nationalist Richard Spencer. The Gainesville Sun reported Wednesday that UF sent Alachua County a check for $67,461.11 that school officials felt covered costs for the event.

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  11. No police search at home of man who shot self by White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | WTXL

    Four days after he fatally shot himself outside the White House, a Florida man's apartment sat untouched by investigators on Tuesday. His roommates had not been questioned by police and didn't even know that he had died.

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  12. Spencer's White Nationalist event to cost taxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | WTXL

    Gainesville officials say a speaking event featuring White Nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida last fall will cost taxpayers at least $224,000. The university estimated it would spend $600,000 on security to ensure no repeat violent clashes, like the ones in Charlottesville, VA, that left one person dead.

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  13. Florida Prevails Over Georgia In Week One Of "War of the Border"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | WTXL

    For the next three weeks, bragging rights are on the line for high school football players as for the tenth year "War of the Border" returns to the gridiron.

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  14. UF researchers say new drug therapy could help beat meth addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | WTXL

    Habibeh Khoshbouei, Ph.D., Pharm.D. led a multi-university team that identified a novel way to preventively decrease the reward effects of methamphetamine on the brain using on-the-market medicines. Here she works with Ph.D. candidate Joe Lebowitz in Khoshbouei's lab.

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  15. FDLE issues Missing Child Alert for 4-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | WTXL

    Law enforcement says Gabrinna was last seen in the area of NW 8th Avenue and NW 34th Street in Gainesville. say the child may be in the company of Gary Nelson, who was last seen wearing a black shirt and blue jeans.

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  16. Car driver in Suwannee County dies in collision with semi truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | WTXL

    A vehicle accident involving a semi truck and a car resulted in the death of the driver of the car. On Friday afternoon units from the Suwannee County Fire Rescue Station 1 were dispatch to the vehicle accident at County Road 249 and County Road 132.

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  17. University of Florida Selects Dan Mullen as Head Football CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | WTXL

    Mullen, who spent the past nine seasons as Mississippi State's head coach , returns to Gainesville where he served four seasons as offensive coordinator and was a major factor in the program winning two Southeastern Conference and BCS National Titles during his tenure. "Megan and I are very excited to get back to Gainesville and the University of Florida," Head Coach Dan Mullen said.

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  18. Thousands protest white nationalist speaker at UFRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | WTXL

    A visit by white nationalist and "alt-right" leader Richard Spencer brought a huge crowd to the University of Florida. "Just knowing that they are everywhere shows just how effective he is, and his message is getting out," said UF freshman Alexander Veal, "and I think that should be a wake-up call for a lot of people."

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  19. Richard Spencer's speech shakes up Alachua CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | WTXL

    University of Florida students and Gainesville residents are asking how the controversial "alt right" leader has turned a 2 hour event into a disruption lasting weeks. After August's violent confrontation in Virginia, the University of Florida denied Spencer's request to hold events, saying public safety is a concern.

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  20. Seminoles Standing with Gators against SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WTXL

    Richard Spencer made a stop in Gainesville Thursday afternoon to share his alt-right ideas to the community and University of Florida students. Spencer, who was originally scheduled to speak at the University of Florida back in September, had the date changed and pushed to October 19th.

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