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Retailers Optimistic For Shortened Tax Holiday

Parents and other shoppers looking for tax breaks on clothes and school supplies will have to head to the stores this weekend. While Florida’s back-to-school sales tax “holiday” has been scaled back from last year, a major retail-industry organization said it anticipates a rush of traffic for the event, which …

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Gainesville Black Businesses May Soon Have Opportunity For Growth

Black owned businesses are plenty in Gainesville and have the support of the new District 1 Business Council. The council will focus on creating economic activity and opportunity for East Gainesville through partnerships with organizations like the Alachua County Chapter of the NAACP, the Community Redevelopment Agency and others.

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