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Today’s top stories
• Flea markets are nothing new, but those catering specifically to gamers are still novel. Gainesville had its first this weekend, with some 200 people showing up. (WUFT News)
• Two adjoining buildings on University Avenue across from the University of Florida campus now serve as the home of the Institute of Black Culture and the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures. (Gainesville Sun)
• There’s a runoff election this week for an Ocala City Council seat. (Ocala Star-Banner)
• UF’s administration does not expect to intervene in the possible impeachment of the student body president. (The Alligator)
• The ratio of people in Bay County renting housing versus those owning has just about flipped in the year or so since Hurricane Michael. (Panama City News Herald)
• A UF professor has received a Latin Grammy Award. “There’s a misconception that if you pursue music, you’re not going to be able to support a family and that it’s impossible to establish a career,” José Valentino Ruiz tells UF News. “You can succeed if you have expertise in several areas.”
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About today’s curator
I’m Ethan Magoc, a news editor at WUFT. Originally from Pennsylvania, I’ve found a home telling Florida stories. I’m part of a team searching each morning for local and state stories that are important to you; please send feedback about today’s edition or ideas for stories we may have missed to firstname.lastname@example.org.