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One man charged in shooting outside church

One person is in critical condition following a shooting at the Forest Grove Baptist Church last night.  Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Art Forgey says the victim was outside the church with some friends. Patrick A. McCall is being held in the Alachua County Jail charged with attempted homicide.  

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Another victim tied to serial rapist

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says another attack has been tied to the suspected serial rapist, now potentially linked to 5 sexual assaults over the past few months in Marion and Alachua Counties.  Detectives leading the investigation held a news conference this morning with more information on the latest attack and prior …

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Protests continue during “Occupy Gainesville”

Occupy Gainesville protests continue today, despite a number of arrests last night. WUFT-FM’s Bothaina Saleh says spirits remain high. Protesters continue to “occupy” the Bo Diddley Plaza in Downtown Gainesville, although permitting problems prevent them from staying overnight.  This is the third day of organized rallying.

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