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A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Gainesville city elections are today, Sears Holdings Corp. to establish “Center of Excellence” in Gainesville, Ross Allen Island closed, Pope Francis officially began his papacy, annual White House Easter Egg Roll may be canceled
Alachua County supervisor of elections Pam Carpenter said she expects a 15 to 20 percent voter turnout for this election.
Members of the Florida House and Senate introduced a new medical marijuana bill Wednesday. State Bill 1250, also called the Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act, would legalize up to four ounces of marijuana for seriously ill people and their caregivers.
Professors from the University of Florida and Dartmouth have published research based on recent voting law changes in Florida. In addition to issues with absentee ballots, many organizations are calling on government to make changes to these laws and Gov. Rick Scott is standing by them.
The 23rd Precinct is modifying its Election Day plans in case of rain. Voters at the precinct, which is located at 2121 SW 16 St., will be able to line up in a hallway while waiting to cast their ballots.
Worried about election day? Here are some tips to stay sane while at the polls.
Five of the past nine Florida governors visited UF this morning, speaking about growth management, keeping students in Florida after graduation and exercising democratic rights — such as voting.
A law being challenged in the Florida federal court could decrease the amount of days to vote early.
Group rallies to have student involvement in upcoming election.
A transit sales tax will no longer be on the ballot for Alachua County voters this fall. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Robert Lopez reports on the Alachua County Commission’s decision and how Gainesville city commissioners are taking the news.