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Credit card skimmer found at gas station on Archer Rd.

A credit card skimmer was found Tuesday afternoon at an Archer Road gas station, prompting police to ask customers to monitor their cards for any suspicious purchases. → Read More

Silver Airways, JetBlue form ticket partnership

Gainesville passengers flying to Orlando on Silver Airways will be able to connect to JetBlue Airways flights on a single ticket starting March 29. → Read More

Gainesville man accused of stealing wire, tools from construction site

A Gainesville man looking for tools to build his home was arrested Monday morning after police say he stole more than $3,300 in gear from a construction site at a city utility facility. → Read More

Man injured in backyard boat fire

A man was injured Monday night in a fire that broke out in a boat parked behind a home on Gainesville’s northeast side. → Read More

Gainesville man arrested on stalking charge

A Gainesville man was arrested Sunday night on an aggravated stalking charge after police say he asked a woman over text message if he could rape her. → Read More

TACT safety campaign under way

March is “Spring Break” month in Florida, which means more traffic on state highways. And, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, while vacationers are eager to get to their destinations, it is important for drivers to remember that aggressive driving is extremely dangerous, especially around large vehicles such as tractor-trailers or commercial carriers. → Read More

Five things to know for today, Tuesday, March 17, 2014

1. Today is Election Day in Gainesville. Voters in District 1 can vote for candidates in that race, while all registered voters can vote for the At-Large city commission seat. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. → Read More

Gainesville man stabs another over cigarettes, police say

A Gainesville man was jailed on an aggravated battery charge after he was accused of stabbing another man several times over a pack of cigarettes. → Read More

Gas prices slip in Ocala, unchanged in Gainesville

Gas prices slipped a bit nationwide last week, which was reflected in Ocala but not Gainesville. → Read More

I-75 in Micanopy closed following crashes

Two vehicle crashes on Interstate 75 near the border of Alachua and Marion counties completely shut down the roadway this morning as road crews cleaned up debris, according to Florida Highway Patrol officials. → Read More

Healthy Learning students collect 594 pounds of food

To celebrate the 100th day of school and participate in a community service project, each class at Healthy Learning Academy donated 100 cans of food, weighing a total of 594 pounds and enough to make 457 meals, to the Bread of the Mighty Food Bank. → Read More

Oklahoma is latest to address race problems at fraternities

WASHINGTON — Their reputations sullied by race-tainted incidents, many colleges are clamping down on campus fraternities. Despite some swift and tough actions by schools — and in some cases, public humiliation — episodes such as the racist chants by members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma keep surfacing. → Read More

Ten things you need to know for Saturday, March 14

1.The Gainesville Street Rods host the 33rd annual “Cruisin’ Under The Start” car show/cruise-in, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Santa Fe College gym parking lot, 3000 NW 83rd St. Open to all vehicles. Cost: $20 for cars and trucks; $10 for motorcycles. Free for spectators. Proceeds to benefit Stop Children’s Cancer. (658-1477) → Read More

Gainesville woman critical one week after U.S. 441 crash

Amanda Hall remains listed in critical condition at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, nearly a week after she was thrown from a moving vehicle north of McIntosh, according to Sgt. Tracy Hisler-Pace of the Florida Highway Patrol. → Read More

Who caused deadly I-75 crash? Witness account, initial FHP report differ

As the Florida Highway Patrol continues its investigation of the Feb. 28 crash on Interstate 75 that killed a mother and daughter, some additional information has come to light. → Read More

Wasserman Schultz speaking at UF Hillel

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz will be speaking this evening at UF Hillel, 2020 W University Ave. → Read More

Trader Joe’s recalls its cinnamon almonds

Gainesville Trader Joe’s customers with a peanut allergy should avoid the supermarket chain’s 16 ounce bags of cinnamon almonds. → Read More

$25,000 grants to be awarded to good causes

Florida residents may have an opportunity to help change their communities for the better through State Farm Neighborhood Assist, a philanthropic program that awards 40 causes a $25,000 grant. → Read More

Scott names two to CareerSource board

Gov. Rick Scott appointed local businessmen Thomas McIntosh and Bryan da Frota to the CareerSource Florida board of directors. → Read More

Five things you need to know for Thursday, March 12

1.Stan Lynch, founding drummer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, will make a presentation about his experiences in the music industry, 6-8 p.m. today, Matheson Museum, 513 E. University Ave. Tickets: $10. (378-2280, <a href=""> → Read More