As dozens of Gainesville residents, campaign volunteers and political enthusiasts poured into the United Church of Gainesville Sunday afternoon, armed to the teeth with yard signs and brochures, Don Marsh silently sat at the makeshift foldaway table and slightly adjusted his campaign button.
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In most cases, an early birthday present in excess of $50,000 seems fitting for professional athletes, royalty or MTV “My Super Sweet 16” princesses.
After a year marked by new innovations, budget cuts, hot-button issues and a national standoff between the city and a controversial local church, Gainesville has much to look forward to in the upcoming year, Mayor Craig Lowe said in his address Tuesday.
Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president for student affairs, announced Monday she is leaving her post to accept the same position at Northwestern University.
For a team of filmmakers, Jon Bougher and Roman Safiullin have taken on a number of roles in the past year.
As President Barack Obama made his way around the room of dignitaries, guests and other Washington movers and shakers at a White House reception in December, Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe had no idea what the commander in chief would say.
Keeping in lockstep with the wave of Republican revival that swept elections across the nation and state, local Democrats seeking office took a beating at the polls Tuesday.
Throughout his life, Effie Eitam has been a member of the Israeli legislature, a brigadier general, an adviser and consultant to the Israeli prime minister.
There is nothing in this life — no task too tall, no challenge too great — that cannot be conquered or managed without the help of HBO’s sports series “Hard Knocks.”
Two months ago, Renee Gork was known to the sports world as the woman who wore the wrong hat to work and found herself out of a job.
While budget reform, immigration and health care have dominated this election season, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink brought attention to education issues Monday.
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When Buddy MacKay returned to Florida after serving in the U.S. Air Force in the 1950s, he saw a state in desperate need of development and renovation.
In a discussion that touched everything from stimulus dollars to college football, Rep. Kendrick Meek, D-Miami, spoke to a group of college reporters Wednesday in an attempt to woo a youthful demographic that he believes will be key to a November victory.
Citing increases in the budget, new additions to the faculty and an ever-consistent crop of talented students, UF President Bernie Machen presented an optimistic outlook in his State of the University speech Thursday afternoon.
Following in lock step with citizens all across the state, tens of thousands of Alachua County residents came out to the polls Tuesday to cast their vote in the local primaries.
Picture in your mind the most wonderful, pristine girl in the world. She cooks, rips your friends when they’re being complete tools, and is down for making any place her personal bedroom. For about 75 percent of you, the image of Vince’s porn-star girlfriend from Entourage pops up. Go with it. For girls, just picture Don Draper covered in flowers and Nicholas Sparks novels.
The road to the Heisman is going through Gainesville once more.
When Jerry Williamson took hold of the microphone at Saturday's health care town hall meeting, all the stinging hisses and jubilant yells that had been bouncing off the walls of the Santa Fe College's gym faded to a suppressed murmur.
At the political circus that unfolded on the lawn of the North Florida Regional Medical Center Wednesday, Hope Kelly played the role of a clown who lost her smile a long time ago.