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LISTEN: Kona Ice snow cone trucks help Gainesville residents keep cool, raise money for local causes

By Afternoon News Wrap

This week on the ANW's Local Business Spotlight, host Russell Brown chatted with Morgan Klieber of Kona Ice of Greater Gainesville, talking about the decision to enter the frozen treat business, as well as what the business is doing to help the community.

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LISTEN: Kona Ice snow cone trucks help Gainesville residents keep cool, raise money for local causes
This week on the ANW's Local Business Spotlight, host Russell Brown chatted with Morgan Klieber of Kona Ice of Greater Gainesville, talking about the decision to enter the frozen treat business, as well as what the business is doing to help the community.
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