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Saturday, September 30, 2023



Gainesville weathers vandalism, hate messages against minority groups

But the Florida Department of Law Enforcement has declared three crimes in Gainesville this year to be “hate crimes,” according to Gainesville Police Department records as of Oct. 17. Following vandalism of the National Pan-Hellenic Council Garden, The Pride Community Center of North Central Florida, the Alachua County Democratic Party and a Planned Parenthood center — only one has been given the hate crime designation as of the same date.


The poll worker’s plight

Amid election distrust and new districting criteria, poll workers and election officials are encouraging voters to double-check their precinct information and have confidence in Alachua Countyu2019s election process.


Has Kat Cammack delivered on campaign promises?

The Republican incumbent, who now seeks reelection as the representative for Florida’s 3rd Congressional District in the U.S. House, often voted with her Republican colleagues in her first term but broke away in notable moments. The Alligator looked into some of Cammack’s most notable legislative moments before she faces Democratic challenger Danielle Hawk in the Nov. 8 election. 

A Clothesline project display located in the Gainesville Chamber of Commercefeatures a shirt created by a domestic abuse survivor and an infographic that explains how to get help Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month highlights education on abuse in Gainesville

During the month, the organization held multiple events to promote awareness, including a guest chef cocktail party Oct. 6, which is an annual fundraiser. During the event hosted at Oak Lane Wedding and Events, guests tried food from different vendors and could bid on items in a silent auction. The event raised the organization’s goal of $100,000 to help fund the services Peaceful Paths offers.

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