Every year one local organization gives away backpacks stuffed with school supplies to under-privileged students.

 

Pastor Karl Anderson with People Against Violence Enterprises joined us on TV-20 Morning Edition with more about the program.

 

Your Fitness: Stability Ball

More and more people at the gym are starting to use the stability ball.

 

The ball was originally used in physical therapy, but now it's popular for general fitness, yoga, and pilates.

 

CITY OF ALACHUA, Fla -- Heavy down pours left teams at the Hal Brady Complex playing only two innings on Saturday. Cancelled games means some teams are left playing up to four games a day.
 

Severe flooding washes out Dixie County

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Dixie County has been hit with more than 30 inches of rainfall in the last 24 hours. Cross City resident, Laura Howerton, was shocked when she looked outside this morning.
 
Gainesville, FLA.-- Local residents partake in "Wheelchaired For A Day," an event that allows them to experience life in a wheelchair for 24 hours for ADA awareness.

Gainesville residents are taking the challenge to see what it's like to be in a wheelchair for a day.

 

GAINESVILLE, Fla-- "Now medicare can apply for AARP," chuckled health fair organizer from the Alachua County Labor Coalition David O'Malley.

 

Gainesville, FLA.-- Firehouse Subs held it's first-annual "H20 for Heroes," which collects bottles of water that will be distributed by local first responders to give to those in need.

A few hours are left if you want to get a free sub in exchange for helping some of our local first responders.

 

Today is Firehouse Subs' first-annual "H20 For Heroes," an event collecting water bottles that will eventually be given to those in need.

 

UF: ZBT chapter suspended for one year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After national attention over accusations of one University of Florida fraternity, university administrators suspended the Alpha Zeta chapter of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity for one year.

 

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A woman from Archer died in a parking lot after police say she inhaled several cans of dust cleaner.
CANUTE, OK.-- Patrick Wanninkhof and Bridget Anderson were both hit by a motorist on her phone Thursday morning.
CANUTE, OK.-- One University of Florida graduate is dead and another is injured after a distracted driver hit them early Thursday morning.
 

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