Gainesville

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The University of Florida is coordinating with local and state law-enforcement officials in anticipation of the potential appearance in Gainesville of a white nationalist leader affiliated with this weekend's deadly confrontation in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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TALLAHASSEE — State health officials on Monday paved the way for Gainesville-based San Felasco Nurseries to join five other dispensing organizations authorized to grow medical marijuana in Florida.

San Felasco's approval came after an administrative law judge ruled in February that health officials wrongly rejected the nursery's application last year because of a decade-old drug crime.

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The Gainesville-based music streaming service Grooveshark shut down for good last week.

Grooveshark, owned and operated by Escape Media Group, was taken offline as part of a settlement in a federal copyright lawsuit filed by nine record companies. U.S. court district judge Thomas P. Griesa ruled the company didn’t own rights to music being shared across its network.

Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce spokeswoman Alyssa Brown says keeping talented employees in the local work force is priority number one.

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With news that a national craft brewing organization chose Jacksonville for it's next annual convention, we've compiled this list of five little known facts about the region's burgeoning craft beer scene.

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Gainesville just got three new residents from Ohio: former lab monkeys rescued from Wooster University, which has ended experimentation on the creatures.

The Hyppo, the St. Augustine-based gourmet ice pop shop that recently opened a location in Gainesville, is looking at a possible Jacksonville location in the Riverside neighborhood.

The Florida State Legislature, Jim Overton, and Michael Dunn are in the headlines today.