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Education forum scheduled for Dec. 18 at Buchholz High School

By on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 18, 2012 at 3:04 pm

The Florida Legislature’s mandated teacher evaluation system is being addressed Tuesday at Buchholz High School auditorium from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

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On first day of school after Friday’s shooting, Alachua County schools increase security

By 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 [...]

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Gov. Scott’s bill provides relocation assistance for victims of sexual battery

By 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.

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An inside perspective of the Republican National Convention

By and 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.

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The state of the American worker in Florida this Labor Day Weekend

By and on August 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:00 pm

WUFT discusses the state of the American worker with the community manager at the Marion County Workforce Connection.

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State education leader talks about new school year

By 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 [...]

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Kids cope with chronic pain through karate class at Shands UF

By 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 [...]

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Live Oak faces long battle to rebuild after Tropical Storm Debby

By 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 [...]

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Dog Days of Summer can be hazardous for dogs

By 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 [...]

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Some residents still need shelter in north Florida

By 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 [...]

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