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Election Changes Eyed As 2018 Results Finalized

After months of mudslinging, weeks of court wrangling and days of ballot counting that again landed Florida in an unwelcome national spotlight, a state panel matter-of-factly finalized the 2018 election results in a five-minute meeting Tuesday. The certification came on time, but problems with other election-related deadlines in two large, …

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Alachua County Drafts Future To Reconcile Its Past

The Alachua County commission met on Tuesday to hear public comment on the county’s next steps in its truth and reconciliation initiative. The process could take decades, but the county has already found a solid starting point. Concerned citizens worried that this extensive process could inhibit the county from claiming …

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