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By Catherine Awasthi on December 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:57 pm
Today is the first day back to school after the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., that took the lives of 27 people, 20 of which were children. WUFT’s Catherine Awasthi takes a look at how Alachua County is working [...]
By Catherine Awasthi on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:41 pm
A Florida House bill entitles victims of sexual battery to as much as $1,500 to help them relocate to a safer residence beginning in October.
By Sarah Samuels and Catherine Awasthi on August 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:59 am
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney finished up the RNC with an acceptance speech. WUFT recaps the event with a Florida Public Radio official.
WUFT discusses the state of the American worker with the community manager at the Marion County Workforce Connection.
By Catherine Awasthi on August 14th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:30 pm
As school supplies are flying off the shelves and lesson plans are perfected, the Florida Department of Education is also making some final preparations for the start of the new public school year. It has been a very active past [...]
By Catherine Awasthi on August 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:06 pm
Ranked in the top-50 pediatric hospitals in the country in a variety of specialties by US News & World Report, Shands Hospital for Children at UF provides the full spectrum of pediatric specialty services. The Shands Arts in Medicine program [...]
By Catherine Awasthi on July 25th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:34 pm
Three weeks after Tropical Storm Debby, the streets of Live Oak are lined with debris as people work to rebuild homes and businesses which suffered severe flood damage. As you’ll see in snapshots included in this tv story, floodwaters were [...]
By Catherine Awasthi on July 13th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:29 pm
The Summer heat can be hazardous for dogs if owners don’t alter their routines to make sure their pets are never stuck in hot cars. Despite common sense and a local ordinance, law enforcement gets a few emergency calls each [...]
By Catherine Awasthi on July 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm
One week ago, a tropical storm swept across North Central Florida, flooding many homes and sending resident out of their homes and into shelters. WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi reports how the Red Cross is still providing shelter for those waiting to go [...]