FL Senate passes Growler Bill

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Florida Senate unanimously passed a bill earlier in the week that would allow the sale of 64-ounce growlers of beer. If it passes through the House, this bill could make it to Governor Rick Scott's desk.

Rescued dogs up for adoption

LEVY COUNTY, Fla. -- It has taken a year, but they may be getting a real home after all. Last May, Levy County Animal Control workers seized 15 dogs from a woman's home in Morriston, after an investigation found that she had neglected them for a number of years. 

A convicted conman has pulled of a crime spree while behind bars.

 

Jeffery Terry is serving a 30 year sentence for fraud, but deputies say he pretended to be a bail bondsman and conned two people out of nearly $1,500.

Study shows rise in smoking among children

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. -- A new study shows an increase in alternative tobacco smoking among middle and high school students.

 

According to a CDC report, more than three million students across the country are smoking alternatives like hookah and e-cigarettes.

New WIC Clinic opens in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Department of Health Supplemental Nutrition program for women, infant and children, or WIC, has a new clinic in Southwest Gainesville. It's a free, income-based program.

Operation Green Light

ALACHUA, LEVY, DIXIE COUNTY, Fla. -- Three North Central Florida counties are giving residents a chance to clear their record.

Weekend Planner

Happy Friday everyone!  To say the least, an interesting mix of things this weekend. 

 

Waldo, Fla. -- Residents in the City of Waldo are appealing to new sources to try to keep open the only school in the city.

 

 

GAINESVILLE, Fla-- Whether you're into recreational bike riding or competitive cycling. One North Central Florida man is taking the journey of his life despite recently getting diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. His grassroots campaign is meant to support the cycling culture.

LACROSSE, Fla. -- The future of the fire services for the town of LaCrosse is still a burning issue. Wednesday, LaCrosse town leaders sent a letter to Alachua County commissioners, to negotiate how much money they need to adequately operate a fire station there.

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