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By Emily Cardinali on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 3:36 pm
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The effects of the Florida Legislature’s recent “bong ban” on Gainesville are still unclear. There have not been any tangible changes in arrests for illegal drug use or the public image of marijuana.
By Natanya Spies on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 1:25 pm
Incumbent Sue Weller re-elected Tuesday night as High Springs City Commissioner for another three year term. Weller won against Bobby Summers, a former High Springs commissioner and Alachua County, by 38 votes to fill city commission seat number three.
By Erica A. Hernandez on November 5th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 9:33 am
On Tuesday afternoon, Ocala City Council members voted to approve the license agreement with FSL Bomber Baseball, LLC. and delay three other agreements in what the city has dubbed “Project Home Run.”
By Jennifer Tintner on November 5th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:16 am
Gainesville’s Interfaith Alliance for Immigrant Justice is advocating the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act and is pressuring U.S. Rep Ted Yoho to do the same.
By Erica A. Hernandez on November 4th, 2013 | Last updated: November 4, 2013 at 8:47 pm
Sumter County Supervisor of Elections Karen Krauss can’t remember the last time she got a raise as high as the $4,389 she received this year.
By Yelena Orrelly on October 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: November 2, 2013 at 3:19 pm
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho listened to community members and defended his decisions during a town hall meeting hosted by the African American Accountability Alliance on Monday night.
By Paige Kauffman on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:17 pm
With the 2014 general elections approaching, the public is able to access the leading contributions and expenditures North Florida candidates have amassed so far.
By Erica A. Hernandez on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 24, 2013 at 12:42 pm
Ocala residents voted to elect Brent Malever and incumbent Jay Musleh to District 1 and 3 city council seats respectively during Tuesday’s election. Two of the five proposed amendments to the city charter were approved. The Marion County Supervisor of Elections [...]
By Shane Chernoff on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm
Two Republican lawmakers, state Sen. Kelli Stargel and Rep. Larry Ahern, of Seminole, have sponsored an amendment to the Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004.
By Zak Dahlheimer, Colette DuChanois and Sean Bellafiore on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 3:07 pm
The governor visited the Lafayette County Courthouse in Mayo to listen and discuss the concerns of the small town’s residents, including the federal government shutdown.