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Gainesville To Allow Alcohol In Vehicles for Hire

Taking a “roadie” to the bar is legal again in Gainesville, in some circumstances, including Uber. The city passed an ordinance allowing open alcoholic beverage containers in vehicles for hire Thursday. The clause states that drivers cannot be in possession of open alcoholic beverage containers, but does allow passengers to have them in …

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FDLE Report on Dentmond Shooting Nearly Complete

Robert Dentmond's yearbook photo from Buchholz High School.

Investigators from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) recently met with 8th Judicial Circuit State’s Attorney William Cervone, Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell and Gainesville Police Chief Tony Jones to present the current standing of their investigation into the March 20, 2016 officer involved shooting of Robert Lee Dentmond.

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