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Confederate Flags Fly Above Two Gainesville High Schools


Described as “an act of vandalism,” the American and Florida flags were removed overnight and replaced with the Confederate Battle flags at two of Gaineville’s high schools. The flags, discovered this morning at Buchholz and Gainesville high schools, were quickly removed once the school day started. Alachua County schools spokeswoman …

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Marion County Debuts Crime Alerts For Businesses

A woman enters the Ross Dress for Less on Southwest Archer Road on Tuesday. (Cresonia Hsieh/WUFT)

The Marion County Sheriff's Office introduced a new crime-alert system, "Business Sheriff Alert for Emergencies" that sends free text messages and emails to businesses similar to ones that have been victims of crime before. These messages include incident details, suspect profiles and photographs that can help with crime prevention.

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