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43-year-old High Springs cold case reopened after body is identified

Although investigators finally have a name to go with the remains of a man found more than 40 years ago, they have plenty of questions about how Ralph Tufano’s body ended up in the woods near High Springs. In the winter of 1979, James Prince, a Florida Division of Forestry employee, found a skeleton off County Road 236 in High Springs while conducting a controlled burn. Due to the limited technology at the time, the body remained nameless for decades as the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office continued the investigation to identify the victim. 

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Voter guide: Gainesville’s 2022 election races

The contentious Gainesville mayoral race has generated over $100,000 in total campaign contributions; Bielarski has fundraised more than $58,000, while Ward has collected more than $63,000. Ward, currently in his second term as a Gainesville City Commissioner, voted in January to fire Bielarski as general manager of Gainesville Regional Utilities. …

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The Point, Oct. 27, 2022: Alachua NAACP wants to pursue legal action for ‘deceptive’ political ads

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • WUFT News: Local NAACP to pursue legal action for ‘deceptive’ political advertisements on single-member districting; GOP rejects accusations. “The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s chapter for Alachua County announced …

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Ocala equestrian community raises funds and supplies for Southwest Florida community

Louisa Barton had no idea that one Facebook message would change the trajectory of her next few weeks. Immediately after Hurricane Ian hit Southwest Florida, Barton opened her phone up to a direct message from Kelly Moore, a member of the Ocala Equestrian Community. Moore reached out to get support …

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