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College Basketball World Praying For Former Florida Gators Star

The college basketball world is thinking of a former Florida Gators standout this weekend. Patric Young, a former Florida basketball star turned college basketball analyst, was involved in a single-car accident in Nebraska earlier this week. The car of the ex-college basketball star rolled over several times. Young has since...
GAINESVILLE, FL
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Pilot seriously hurt, co-pilot killed in Metro-East plane crash

State police say a co-pilot was killed and a pilot received life-threatening injuries in a single-engine plane crash in Madison County in the Metro-East late Saturday morning. Preliminary information indicates the aircraft took off from St. Louis Metro East Airport and for unknown reasons, the aircraft lost altitude and crashed on Keck Road just west of Illinois Route 4.
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Convicted felon charged with possession of gun and drugs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Alunzo Devon Peoples, 23, was arrested late last night and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of crack cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, and driving without a valid license. Peoples previously pled nolo contendere to similar charges in 2018...
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'I’m improving': Fudge sees opportunity to realize potential with UF

Alex Fudge's last appearance in Florida’s O’Connell Center was as a visiting player. A freshman at the time, Fudge played off LSU’s bench last season and received limited game time in that capacity. Against the Gators, the 6-foot-9 forward saw the floor for 19 minutes and contributed four points in his team’s 64-58 victory over the Gators.
GAINESVILLE, FL
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Man on probation charged with marijuana possession

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Samonta Leondre James, 22, who is on drug offender probation, was arrested early this morning and charged with possession of marijuana. A Gainesville Police Department officer reported that he pulled over the vehicle James was driving because it was being actively sought by detectives. Officers reportedly found about 8 grams of marijuana in his clothing during a search.
GAINESVILLE, FL
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Former Gator Patric Young recovering after car accident

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Former Gator men’s basketball player Patric Young is recovering in a South Dakota hospital after being involved in a single-vehicle car accident, earlier this week. Young was driving his pickup truck in Nebraska when he tried to slowdown as he approached an intersection, but flipped...
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Hundreds attend Fanfares and Fireworks celebrating Independence Day

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Hundreds of people got out their lawn chairs and blankets enjoying music and food at Flavet Field. Marianne who attended the event explained what the 4th of July means to her. “It’s about our independence and our freedom and our liberty in this country and other...
GAINESVILLE, FL
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Family-friendly barbecue event held in East Gainesville

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A little temperamental “Raines-ville” weather did not stop a smoky good event on the east side of town today. SOAR Mentoring Services put together Saturday’s East Gainesville Backyard Barbeque community event. Chanda Mayes said the goal of the event was to have a...
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Callers comment on Corrine Brown running for Congress again, Jan. 6, abortion and more

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Lake City big man Blake Buchanan commits to Virginia over Gonzaga

Blake Buchanan will travel across the country to play college basketball, but the Lake City High center will play for someone who made his name coaching less than 100 miles from his hometown of Coeur d’Alene. Two weeks after narrowing his college choices to Virginia and Gonzaga, Buchanan committed...
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Sports2-a-Days: St. Amant Gators

St. Amant has a tough task ahead for 2022, replacing the swiss army knife that was three year starting quarterback Cole Poirrier. Just 6 total starters return for David Oliver's group who might be low on returners but not on leadership as the Gators will boast 27 seniors heading into the fall.
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