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Supreme Court rules in favor of anti-gay group

In a decision handed down earlier today, the U-S Supreme Court held that the First Amendment protects a fundamentalist church from the liability of intentionally inflicting emotional distress after it picketed the funeral of a soldier who died in war. WUFT-FM’s Olivia Link reports. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/snyderphelps.mp3]

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Alachua County and Gainesville City Managers co-author article on how negative publicity over last year’s planned Koran burning event pulled community together

Last year Gainesville found itself in the national and international spotlight when Dove World Outreach Center Pastor Terry Jones announced his plans to burn copies of the Koran. As a result of poor publicity, Gainesville City Manager, Russ Blackburn and Alachua County Manager, Randall Reid joined together to write an …

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Gainesville has community grant funds to share

The City of Gainesville will provide over $100,000 for the 2010-2011 fiscal year to fund a Community Grant Program. All applicant organizations must have a physical location or address within the city limits of Gainesville and all funded activities must comply with the Community Grant Program requirements. WUFT-FM’s Milani Beaudrault …

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