There are now three candidates for a proposed new Congressional seat in North Florida. Florida Senator Steve Oelrich of Cross Creek, Gainesville Veterinarian Ted Yoho, and Clay County Clerk James Jett have announced the intentions to run for the new seat, which is a result of recent redistricting. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko spoke with James Jett about why he believes he is the best candidate for the job.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/JamesJettQandA.mp3]
The Alachua County Commission voted 4-1 Tuesday to donate the controversial Confederate statue in downtown Gainesville to the United Daughters of the Confederacy.