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Alachua County Drafts Future To Reconcile Its Past

The Alachua County commission met on Tuesday to hear public comment on the county’s next steps in its truth and reconciliation initiative. The process could take decades, but the county has already found a solid starting point. Concerned citizens worried that this extensive process could inhibit the county from claiming …

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Once Bustling Seat Of Alachua County, Ghost Town Of Newnansville Attracts 19th-Century History Lovers

Once a bustling center of Alachua County's life, the town of Newnansville started declining in population after the Alachua County seat was relocated to Gainesville in 1854 and turned into a ghost town by the 1890s. Now it attracts history lovers from the county and reminds local residents and officials about the necessity to preserve the county's history.

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Q & A With Richard Spencer

National Policy Institute’s President, Richard Spencer, is scheduled to speak on the University of Florida’s campus Oct. 19. Spencer spoke to WUFT's Grace King and expressed his feelings about the speech, public universities and what his ideal country would look like.

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