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‘Pot Predicament’ Forum Fuels Amendment 2 Debate

A panel of four met to discuss Amendment 2 and medical marijuana at a Tuesday night forum on the University of Florida Campus. Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell and former Florida House Speaker John Mills dominated the forum as they debated each other about legislation language and the need for medical marijuana.


The Waldo City Council met Tuesday night to vote on disbanding the local police department. After hearing from residents and officers, the Waldo City Council disbanded the department due to lack of funding.

Waldo City Council Votes To Disband Local Police Department

The Waldo City Council voted 4-1 in favor of dissolving the local police
department on Tuesday night. The city noted negative publicity and outdated equipment as concerns, but ultimately, it was a lack of funding that led to the disbanding the police department.


Come Home Exhibit

Puerto Rican Migrant Becomes Prominent Local Art Collector

Hector Puig has always had a knack for art. Yet Puig would have never imagined he would be one of Gainesville’s most well-known art collectors. Puig grew up in Utuado, Puerto Rico. When he was 13, he and his family [...]


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In The News: Police Shootout Ends With Officer Arrest, Weather Channel To Feature I-4, Deaths Of Homeless Spark Call To Action, Rehabilitated Manatee Released Into Wild

Police shootout ends with officer arrest – An Orlando police officer was arrested after firing at the occupied vehicle of a domestic violence suspect. Noone was injured in the shooting. The Orlando Sentinel Weather Channel to feature I-4 – The [...]


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