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Mar. 28, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Ocala ban on voluntary burns, Dove World Outreach Center property, South Florida lottery generosity, gay rights hearings, Cypress banks reopen.

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Profile: Craig Lowe

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Mayor Craig Lowe has three pillars regarding Gainesville's current status upon which he has built his reelection campaign ahead of the March 19 election.

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Dove World pastor protests scheduled Islamic Awareness event

An event aimed to spread awareness of the Islamic faith on the University of Florida’s campus is gaining some extra attention.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports how Dove World Pastor Terry Jones planned to protest at tonight’s  Islam On Campus event called, “Islam Explained:  The Last Prophet” being held at the J. …

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Dove World move delayed

A controversial Gainesville church, Dove World Outreach Center, will not move to SW Florida this November as once expected.  Finances are holding up the private buyout.  Dove World pastor Terry Jones says a move is still expected, but when it comes he may now move the church to Ft. Myers …

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Gainesville pastor blamed for killings by Afghans

Afghan officials say eight foreigners and four Afghan protesters were killed at a United Nations compound in Northern Afghanistan Friday. The attackers were retaliating after news reports surfaced that Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville had burned a Koran on March 20th. Minutes after the …

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Alachua County and Gainesville City Managers co-author article on how negative publicity over last year’s planned Koran burning event pulled community together

Last year Gainesville found itself in the national and international spotlight when Dove World Outreach Center Pastor Terry Jones announced his plans to burn copies of the Koran. As a result of poor publicity, Gainesville City Manager, Russ Blackburn and Alachua County Manager, Randall Reid joined together to write an …

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