Tag Archives: Cedar Key

White man to be sentenced for recent, racially motivated attack at site of massacre of Black residents a century ago

Editor’s note: This story contains censored language that could be considered offensive, including words such as “f—ing,” “n—-r,” b—-,” “g–d—,” “s—,” “motherf——,” etc. Historian Marvin Dunn was surveying land he co-owns in a Florida town called Rosewood – once a haven for Black Americans – as part of plans to …

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Gainesville Regional Utility maintains power for customers amidst severe weather events

Gainesville was nearly unscathed by Idalia. The hurricane left behind debris on the streets.(Jimena Romero/WUFT News)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida and Santa Fe College students received a warm welcome back to Gainesville… literally.   Students were slammed with excessive heat warnings and a hurricane within the first two weeks of classes. As Hurricane Idalia threatened a direct path to Gainesville, students began scrambling to prepare …

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DeSantis requests aid for Big Bend fishing industries

Governor Ron DeSantis requested assistance for North Central Florida’s fishing industry to repair damage from Hurricane Idalia.  He wrote a letter on Wednesday to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to issue a federal fisheries declaration providing federal funding for offshore, nearshore and inshore fisheries to rebuild. In DeSantis’ letter, he …

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