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Meet New NPR Weekend Edition Sunday Host, Lulu Garcia-Navarro

Lulu Garcia-Navarro discusses changing jobs and changing names. One thing that doesn't change, the role of the press: “Our job is to do the job that we’ve always done, which is to try and discern what is happening, report the truth to the best of our ability, and keep the people in power – from whatever party – to account.”

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Construction Brings Delays On NW 8th Ave. In Gainesville

Northwest Eighth Avenue in Gainesville was fully closed for the fourth time in four months over the weekend as construction on the road moves forward. The city does have other partial road closures planned (listed below), including those that started on Monday of this week and will continue through Thursday. But …

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Attorney General Tells Orlando’s Gays: ‘We Stand With You’

Attorney General Loretta Lynch is visiting Orlando to meet with prosecutors, first responders and families of the victims of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The trip Tuesday comes as the Justice Department continues investigating the June 12 massacre at the Pulse nightclub, in which 49 people died and dozens were wounded. Federal investigators who have conducted hundreds of interviews haven't ruled out charges against others in connection with the shooting and say they're still trying to determine why Omar Mateen, who died in a gun battle with police, picked as his target a popular gay nightclub.

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