Tag Archives: Peace

Gainesville’s noise ordinance debate continues to bring tension between Gainesville city officials and neighbors

Gainesville city commissioners unanimously decided Thursday against hiring a consultant to look over its noise ordinance. Gainesville Police Lt. Lisa Scott has said in the city, “the No. 1 complaint will be noise.” The complaints over the sound of loud cars and concerts in the downtown area remain. Gainesville has …

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The Point, Oct. 30, 2023: Suspect arrested in Ybor City shooting

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • WUFT News: Legal experts say DeSantis’ efforts to shut down pro-Palestinian university groups are likely illegal. “The experts cited a 2010 Supreme Court case that ruled the federal version of the terrorism …

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Pro-Palestine campus event follows UF President Ben Sasse’s email condemning anti-Israel rhetoric

More than 150 Palestinian students and allies gathered on the University of Florida campus Thursday for a “Day of Resistance” event in support of Palestine. The heavily policed event was held after UF President Ben Sasse issued a strong pro-Israel statement Tuesday vowing to protect Jewish students and condemning Hamas. …

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