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Gainesville Russian Community Members Reflect On 2018 Election And Reasons Why They Moved To Florida

Many members of this community retain citizenship of the Russian Federation, allowing them to vote in elections like the one Vladimir Putin was reelected in for a fourth term March 18, 2018. Some of them leave family behind, and while some rest assured that keeping someone like Putin in office will ensure stability for their loved ones, others worry about the consequences of him being in power.

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Rock Creek Homeowners Voice Concerns Over Traffic Safety

In a comprehensive safety study conducted by Florida Department of Transportation traffic operations, the state is looking into creating two-way turn lanes in the area of Rock Creek as part of a project that stretches down Northwest 34th Street from Northwest 16th Avenue to U.S. Highway 441. The project could start as early as 2021, relieving the area of traffic crashes caused from drivers making left-hand turns.

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Florida Voices: Vietnam Veterans | Ray Harris, MACV-SOG, 1969 to 1970

Raymond Harris’ service was unlike that of any other veteran interviewed for this series. He was a member of a unit called MACV-SOG, or Military Assistance Command, Vietnam – Special Operations Group. His job was “running recon,” gathering intelligence about North Vietnamese military operations, often behind enemy lines. Harris later …

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