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City of Hampton Kicks Off New Era with First Election In About a Decade

By on September 8th, 2014 | Last updated: September 9, 2014 at 1:54 pm

The city of Hampton holds its first election in about 10 years today after state lawmakers give local leaders a second chance instead of dissolving the city. Citizens will vote to fill city council seats and approve charter amendments.

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In The News: Obama’s Approval Record, Jolly Defeats Sink, Last Grandy’s in Florida to Close, Pre-K Program Helps Students Prepare

By on March 12th, 2014 | Last updated: March 12, 2014 at 10:40 am

Poll: Obama approval at record low– President Obama’s approval rate is at an all-time low at 41 percent, according to a poll from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News. Disapproval is at 54 percent, which could hinder those who [...]

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City of Gainesville Candidates Announced for March Election

By on January 24th, 2014 | Last updated: January 24, 2014 at 3:40 pm

Ten candidates, including two incumbents, are seeking office.

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City commissioners react to Braddy victory

By on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 4:50 pm

City Commissioners Thomas Hawkins and Susan Bottcher open up about Braddy taking office this May.

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In the News: Venezuela’s new president, Climate change risks, ‘Trayvon Martin’ targets, FCAT begins, High Springs surveillance

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 11:08 am

Nicolas Maduro narrowly wins presidential election in Venezuela – Nicolas Maduro won a slim victory for the Venezuelan presidency. During his campaign, Maduro pledged to continue the socialist transformation former President Hugo Chavez began. Maduro served under Chavez for 20 years. [...]

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Ordinance proposes city elections be held in fall, not spring

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 4:38 pm

Today’s ballot includes an ordinance proposing elections be held in the fall of odd numbered years as opposed to the spring, as they are now.

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Early voting starts today for Gainesville’s mayoral election

By and on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 9:06 pm

Gainesville early voting for the mayoral election opened Monday morning and continues through Sunday, March 17.

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Election update: What to know before bubbling the ballot March 19

By on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 5:19 pm

Tuesday was deadline to register to vote for the March 19 election. Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter speaks about the number of registered voters and what they can expect at the polls next month.

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Supervisors discuss election problems with Florida senate

By on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 16, 2013 at 11:11 am

The Florida Senate Committee on Ethics and Elections heard from nine supervisors of election Monday about what they think caused problems during the 2012 election.

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In the News: fungal meningitis, congressman charged, Barnes and Noble PIN pads, bogus voter letters

By on October 24th, 2012 | Last updated: October 24, 2012 at 4:22 pm

Fla. health officials: 3 more cases of meningitis – The Florida Department of Health announced three more cases of fungal meningitis: a 60-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman from Escambia County, and a 50-year-old man in Marion County. The total [...]

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