The limit on the number of people the St. Francis House can feed in one day has been lifted for Sunday, July 4th. The house has obtained permission from the city to feed more people. St. Francis House will be providing traditional American meals for the holiday. This comes one day after the National Coalition for the Homeless released a report saying meal limitations for the homeless population in Gainesville exacerbates the challenges faced by those without a home. WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson reports.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/homelessbt.mp3]
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One 4-mile stretch of State Road 121 through Gainesville has had nearly 900 reported car crashes in the past three years.