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Mental Health Homeless Population To Receive More Aid

Residents set up their belongings under the pavilion at Grace Marketplace shelter on Wednesday. The shelter, located off Waldo and NE 39th Avenue, provides temporary support for those without concrete living arrangements in Gainesville.

The City of Gainesville and Alachua County Commission discuss implementation of an outreach program for the local homeless population who suffer from mental health issues. The program would provide funding a new locations for residents to live, and a specialized health professional will work closely with the population.

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Gainesville Workers Rally To Raise Minimum Wage

Fight for $15

The Fight for $15 and Union Rights movement rally to raise the minimum wage took place in over 20 cities in Florida Tuesday as part of National Day of Action. The local rally was organized by the Alachua County Labor Coalition and took place at Northwest 13th Street and West University Avenue.

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