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Body armor made in Gainesville saves Illinois officer

www.phalanxsystems.com — Phalanx Defense Systems, a Gainesville-based body armor manufacturer, recently tallied its first save when its gear prevented an Illinois police officer from receiving more serious injuries from a shotgun slug. The blast struck David Hakim of the DuPage [...]

April 3, 2015 Business, Tech

Jones Edmunds secures $20M contract renewal from NASA

  www.nasa.gov — NASA has re-upped its contract with Gainesville-based civil engineering firm Jones Edmunds for work primarily on the space agency’s Space Launch System manned deep-space program. One key solution Jones Edmunds is developing is making sure Kennedy Space [...]

March 18, 2015 Business, Tech

Domino’s, CareSpot Named as Tenants in New Gainesville Development

dominos.com — Construction will be done in a week or so on the new Archer Centro West complex in the 3500 and 3600 blocks of Archer Road, said the complex’s owner, Paul D’Alto. Meanwhile, three of the eventual four tenants [...]

March 12, 2015 Business

Still in Debt, Gator Stompin’ Pushes on with ‘Contained’ Budget

GatorStompin.com — The debt owed to restaurants, bars, contractors and others following last year’s Gator Stompin’ event has been chopped to roughly half — or about $65,000 from an amount that once approached $150,000. But the head organizer said Gainesville’s [...]

February 20, 2015 Business, Music & Arts, Travel & Culture

How to Make Money on YouTube — My First $100

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February 11, 2015 Business, Journalism/Communications, Photo, Tech

Gainesville’s Warrior Institute Raising Money for Vets Through New Coffee Shop

— A Gainesville nonprofit that provides outdoor excursions for area veterans is settling in to the new location of its coffee shop, a move made to increase the organization’s visibility and provide a boost in customers. The Warrior Institute’s Outpost [...]

January 28, 2015 Business