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Courtesy: Letícia Del-Penho Sinedino/Facebook Brazilian students at the University of Florida are supporting protests against the way the budget in Brazil is being spent. President of the Brazilian Student Association (BRASA)Matheus Baseggio said around 90 people came together to show their [...]
The University of Florida was ranked two-and-a-half out of four stars on a report released by the National Council on Teacher Quality.
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At 11 a.m. on Tuesday, the city of Gainesville joined the collaborative effort to try to break the world record for conducting The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson.
The Alachua County Commission has chosen to offer the position of Alachua County Manager to Randy Oliver, current CEO of Oliver and Associates in Pensacola.
Stockton Whitten from Brevard County sent an email to Alachua County Commissioners Monday saying he had chosen to stay in his current job there as deputy county manager.
Robert “Hutch” Hutchinson was the only county commissioner serving when a nationwide search was last conducted to choose Alachua County’s manager.
After several years of no pay raises, University of Florida President Bernie Machen formally announced Monday increases for faculty and staff.
That’s the question the People’s Scientific Conference is going to begin trying to answer this weekend as discussions about how to eliminate health disparities and improve the community’s health get underway at the University of Florida.
World Blood Donor Day comes with another reason for celebration this year at LifeSouth Community Blood Centers Friday, thanks to an approval for a cord blood manufacturing license from the FDA. LifeSouth is the first blood bank in Florida and fifth in the nation to earn the license.
University of Florida professors Jon Mills and Clay Calvert explain what the National Security Agency can and cannot do in collecting information while attempting to thwart terror attacks. Calvert also discussed the media’s role during the past week of NSA leaks.
Michelle Harris, director of the AAA’s Traffic Safety Culture, said although originally created to assist drivers, the distraction brought by hands free features such as voice-to-text technology is increasing risks on the road.
“We’re pressuring. We are ready. We’re telling the community that we’re ready to start the trial,” said Carlos Aguilar, Christian Aguilar’s father, after Pedro Bravo’s third case management court appearance.
University of Florida scientists are hoping they have a second chance to save a rare Florida Keys butterfly.
WUFT recently analyzed salaries and benefits for teachers in select North Central Florida counties. Florida is $10,000 less than the national average, and the situation is equally grim in Alachua, Marion, Putnam and other counties.
A grassroots fundraising campaign could help keep Marion Senior Services running as it had before $78,000 in federal sequestration cuts.
Tropical Storm Andrea made landfall in Florida late Thursday afternoon in the Big Bend region. WUFT provided updates throughout Thursday and Friday to this liveblog.
Low-lying areas in the town can have flooding, with docks and other structures or buildings possibly experiencing damage. City Commissioner Pat O’Neal, who was also an emergency management director, said the city has made preparations and everything is ready in case the storm becomes serious.
Some North Florida Counties are making changes to their preparations for a smoother hurricane season this year.
Potential Alachua County Manager James Bourey has one week to answer the Alachua County Commission. They increased his base salary offer from $160,000 to $165,000.