• Police Officers Reprimanded After April Traffic Stop


    The Alachua County Sheriffs's Office Lenco BearCat Armored Personnel Carrier.

    Two Alachua County law enforcement officers were reprimanded after using an armored vehicle to pull a man over. Lucas Jewell was on his way home after the Orange and Blue game with one other passenger in his car.


  • Vine Makes Celebrity Out Of Local Actor


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    Gainesville resident Thomas Sanders has produced about 800 Vine videos and amassed an army of 5.8 million followers on the social app. Despite this new-found fame, Sanders is still an active member of the local community.


  • Ichetucknee Springs Reopens Entrance for Memorial Day


    Park visitors enjoy a day in the crystal clear waters at Ichetucknee Springs State Park. Guests can enjoy tubing from the north entrance beginning Memorial Day Weekend.

    Ichetucknee Springs is reopening the northern entrance of the park for Memorial Day weekend. 4,000 are expected to be in attendance during the three-day weekend.


 
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The AP Professional and College News Competition results are in…


Congratulations to all the WUFT news students who were honored in the Associated Press Professional Competition. First place awards for radio segments were received for Best Breaking News, Best General Assignment Reporting, Best Series Reporting, Best Sports Feature, Best Use of Sound, and Best Weather Reporting. In the College Competition, radio first place honors were received for Best Breaking News, Best Sports Feature, Best Use of Sound, Best Radio Newscast Up to 15 Minutes, Best Long Light Feature, and Best Long Hard News Feature (a finalist award was also received in this category).

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