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Flea market proves perfect place for many to find holiday gifts in North Central Florida

By on December 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 3:55 pm

The Holiday season is well underway and with Christmas around the corner, many people are scrambling to find the perfect gift for their friends and loved ones.

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Foreign parasite discovered in Ocala, could harm horse business

By on November 27th, 2012 | Last updated: November 28, 2012 at 11:22 am

The parasite, which is not normally found in the United States, is a concern for those in the horse business.

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North Central Florida voters say ‘no’ to two taxes

By on November 7th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:38 pm

Alachua County voters rejected the “Fix our Roads” tax by 67 percent. In Marion County, voters decided against a hospital tax that would increase property taxes to fund Munroe Regional Medical Center.

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Alachua County, Gainesville residents to vote on road surtax

By on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:51 pm

With the Nov. 6 general election five days away, Gainesville and Alachua County residents will have to vote on a number local issues. One of the them includes a proposed surtax, which would fund an estimated $337 million in road improvements through a 3/4-cent sales tax.

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University of Florida students react to second 2012 presidential debate

By on October 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:08 pm

Several University of Florida students weighed in on last night’s presidential debate. WUFT-FM’s Clint Holzapfel has the details on what students had to say.

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Suspect in Christian Aguilar disappearance investigation purchased shovel and duct tape

By and on September 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:15 pm

The search for Christian Aguilar continued Wednesday at the Alachua County Fairgrounds. The University of Florida student went missing Thursday, and despite extensive search efforts, no evidence has been found.

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Gainesville’s Thornebrook gallery plans app release

By on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:38 pm

A local gallery will release a new app for smartphones and tablets showcasing its artwork to a digital audience.

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Celebrity endorsements can affect political campaigns, study says

By on September 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:44 pm

Celebrity endorsements and political opinions can affect a candidate’s campaign, according to a recent study from the University of Tennessee.

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Ann Romney speech attempts to motivate female voters

By on August 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:01 pm

Ann Romney aimed her speech at women voters at the Republican National Convention Tuesday night.

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U.S. drought not really affecting North Central Florida growers

By on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:05 pm

While much of the United States has been hit with drought, farmers in the Gainesville area have been able to dodge the bullet for now.  As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Clint Holzapfel reports, steady rains have helped the local produce markets [...]

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