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Gov. DeSantis’ presence at Republican fundraiser draws protests by progressive advocacy groups

About 30 protestors from a coalition of progressive activist groups protested Gov. Ron DeSantis’ positions on abortion and LGBTQ rights as the governor spoke at an Alachua GOP fundraising event Thursday. DeSantis was a keynote speaker at the 20th annual Ronald Reagan Black Tie Blue Jeans fundraising event for the Alachua County Republican Executive Committee. 

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Elected official accused by police of carving gay slur in SUV; he denies it

An Alachua County elected official running for reelection next month is accused by police of carving a gay slur into an SUV parked across the street from his family’s former home. Daniel "Danny" Taylor Gordon, 41, of Gainesville is formally accused in Alachua County Circuit Court of misdemeanor property damage and criminal mischief, according to court records filed Tuesday. Police said Gordon was caught on video by a nearby surveillance camera, which he then stole. He denies it.

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New surveys of Florida colleges, universities fail to support concerns over anti-conservative sentiment

Concerned about what they worried was anti-conservative sentiment on college and university campuses, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida lawmakers ordered a survey of nearly 2 million students, faculty and staff across the state. Results are in, and they did not go as expected. Most faculty, instructional staff and administrators who …

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