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The Point, Nov. 22, 2022: Alachua County joins GNV zoning lawsuit

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • Mainstreet Daily News: Alachua County joins lawsuit against GNV zoning. “Peggy Carr and Faye L. Williams filed the lawsuit, with support from local nonprofit Gainesville Neighborhood Voices (GNVoices), and a judge will …

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See who won Florida’s 2022 Circuit 8 judge seat runoff

Sean Brewer beat AuBroncee Martin in the race for the 8th Judicial Circuit civil judge slot with 67% of the vote. Brewer raised around $140,000 while Martin raised around $37,000. Each candidate had the goal “to continue to serve justice, fairness and equality to the people.” Current Judge Monica J. …

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43-year-old High Springs cold case reopened after body is identified

Although investigators finally have a name to go with the remains of a man found more than 40 years ago, they have plenty of questions about how Ralph Tufano’s body ended up in the woods near High Springs. In the winter of 1979, James Prince, a Florida Division of Forestry employee, found a skeleton off County Road 236 in High Springs while conducting a controlled burn. Due to the limited technology at the time, the body remained nameless for decades as the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office continued the investigation to identify the victim. 

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UF selects Sasse as its next president; conservative U.S. senator pledges ‘political celibacy’

The University of Florida on Tuesday formally selected Ben Sasse as its next president, setting aside concerns that the appointment of a conservative Republican U.S. senator from Nebraska would further politicize the state’s flagship higher education institution. The university’s board of trustees – largely appointed by Republican governors – voted …

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