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Honoring King’s legacy, two lauded at downtown event

On what would have been Martin Luther King's 84th birthday, people around the nation are celebrating his life, as well as the second inauguration of President Barack Obama. The Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Florida hosted a variety of events today to mark the occasion at the memorial gardens bearing his name in downtown Gainesville.

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Sunday rally’s speakers encourage early voting

The Political Action Committee for the African American Accountability Alliance hosted the Empowerment Sunday rally at Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville. The rally focused on the importance of early voting. Speakers included Georgia Congressman John Lewis and civil rights leader Jesse Jackson.

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