Howard Douglas, a veteran of World War II, was among those honored at the Alachua County Veterans Service’s annual celebration of veterans. The Alachua County resident, 96, received the Bronze Star for his service in WWII, nearly 65 years after he returned from war and was told that his records were lost.
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The Alachua County Labor Coalition is working to raise the county's minimum wage to $14.57 per hour by 2020. The Alachua County Commission approved a new living wage ordinance for county employees, but the coalition plans to make sure all Alachua County residents have the opportunity to make a living wage.