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Mayoral election runoff Tuesday; gas prices down; Gov. Scott awards Tebow ‘Great Floridian'; NC university shooting investigated; Maduro wins Venezuelan presidency.
On Sunday, Venezuelan people all over the world learned Hugo Chavez would be their president for another six years. He won 54 percent of the vote, his narrowest margin yet. But there is more to the story: Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo traveled with a group of Venezuelan immigrants who journeyed 16 hours from south and central Florida to New Orleans.
A contingent of Florida voters and Gainesville residents made a lengthy bus trip to New Orleans this weekend to participate in the Venezuelan election at the nearest consulate.