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Business Property Owners Object To Removing Public Parking

A group of residential and business property owners are objecting to Collier Companies’ proposal for a license agreement giving them exclusive use of city parking lot #2. The owners, situated in the Pleasant Street Historic District, cite issues with parking, lack of fair policy and transparency, and putting private gain above public benefit as reasons to object to the city of Gainesville leasing lot #2 to Collier Companies.

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Higher-Ed Package Headed to Senate Floor

The Florida Senate is poised to approve a major higher-education package that would expand the use of Bright Futures scholarships and tighten graduation standards for universities and state colleges. The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday voted to combine the major elements of Senate President Joe Negron’s higher-education initiative into one …

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UF Community Reacts To Racial Slurs Found In Classroom

Racist comments were found in Anderson Hall on the University of Florida campus Friday. Pictures of the comments written on whiteboards in rooms 134 and 034 spread on social media among the UF community. UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes said, “It’s unfortunate, but these are the kinds of things that are happening on university campuses nationwide.”

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