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Florida Lawmakers File Anti-Gun Violence Legislation

Bold-lettered signs that read, “Stand up to the NRA”, “No NRA Money” and “Disarm Hate” floated above a crowd of Democratic legislators on the capitol’s fourth-floor rotunda on Tuesday. In a gun violence prevention press conference, freshman legislators unveiled proposed gun legislation for the upcoming session. It was organized in …

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Volume Down: City Commission Votes Against Unlimited Noise Permits After Quality Of Life Complaints

A proposed ordinance came before the Gainesville City Commission on Thursday that would eliminate the limit on permits for entertainment for small businesses that might be causing loud noise until two in the morning.

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