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By Alex de Armas on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 1:34 pm
Nicolas Maduro, Hugo Chavez’s successor, beat candidate Henrique Capriles by a margin of less than one percent in the Venezuelan presidential elections on Sunday.
By Alex de Armas on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 2:49 pm
About 500 troops from around the country have been training in Ocala for the last 70 days to respond to natural disasters and terrorist attacks. Their training included practicing rescues from various locations and getting familiar with the decontamination process used after a biological weapon attack.
By Adam Pages, Alex de Armas and Bobby Scheppske on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 10:40 am
The Gainesville Police Department is asking the public for any information in an attempted sexual battery and armed robbery case that happened at The Enclave Apartments complex early Saturday morning.
By Alex de Armas on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: January 29, 2013 at 10:25 am
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office caught three Gainesville men this weekend in an online sexual predator sting.
By Alex de Armas on October 11th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:37 pm
The connection between Agent Orange and Parkinson’s disease has brought answers to many families, including Lieutenant Colonel Bill Holloway’s family.
By Alex de Armas on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm
Jon Anderson can’t run like he used to. The 66-year-old Vietnam veteran has been running marathons since 1976 and ultra marathons since 2003. But in 2008, Anderson stopped running, four years after he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
By Alex de Armas on May 9th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:14 pm
While many businesses went under after the economic crash that affected the country, one area business somehow managed to survive. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Alex de Armas reports, a local hardware store in High Springs has been up and running [...]
By Alex de Armas on April 18th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:19 pm
The size and scope of a community’s controversy is relative. A bigger city like Gainesville can become divided over things like tax hikes, biomass and bike paths, but Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Alex de Armas reports in High Springs, an antebellum [...]
By Alex de Armas on March 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:37 pm
Today marks the beginning of Gator Nationals in Gainesville. WUFT FM’s Alex de Armas spoke to one of the racers and got an inside look at the life of a driver.
By Alex de Armas on March 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:52 pm
Alzheimer’s disease is the fifth-leading cause of death for people aged 65 and older in the United States. As a result, the Obama Administration is pushing for an increase in Alzheimer research. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alex de Armas tells us [...]