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2012 University of Florida volleyball team concludes successful season

By on December 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 22, 2012 at 6:45 pm

The Gator volleyball team just wrapped up their season by making it to NCAA regionals.

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City golf course hoping to find new management

By on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:09 pm

The Ironwood Golf Course, owned and operated by the city of Gainesville, is hoping to find a new maintenance team for the course to run and improve the state of the course.

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Mindtree is newest addition to Gainesville’s Innovation Square

By on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:01 pm

Company co-founders and Gov. Rick Scott attended the Gainesville grand opening.

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Alachua County voters head to the polls

By and on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:39 pm

We bring you the sights and sounds from around Alachua County’s precincts ahead of Tuesday night’s results.

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Cheshire and Chestnut campaign for District 5 seat

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm

Dean Cheshire and Charles Chestnut IV are running for the county commissioner seat in Alachua County. The two are both Gainesville natives and want to bring fresh ideas to the job.

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Nuclear plant repairs to cost $1.5 billion

By on October 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:47 pm

The out-of-order Crystal River nuclear power plant could cost over a billion dollars to fix, and the repairs will be risky.

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UF alumni Mcgriff and Doering discuss NFL replacement officials

By on September 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:14 pm

WUFT’s Corey Brooks spoke with former NFL players and UF alumni Travis McGriff and Chris Doering about, among other topics, the NFL replacement referees.

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Twenty-year-old Gainesville murder cold case cleared

By on September 25th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:34 pm

The cold case unit of the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office matched a suspect to the 1992 murder of Elizabeth Foster using DNA evidence.

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Lubavitch-Chabad at the University of Florida honors 9/11 victims

By on September 11th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:40 pm

UF, and the city of Gainesville, hosted multiple events on Tuesday to honor and remember the victims of September 11. On campus, the Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student Center and the Lubavitch-Chabad Student Group hosted a “Good Deed Mitzvah Marathon.”

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While Isaac wreaks havoc on Louisiana, Live Oak residents still recovering from Debby

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

      The town of Live Oak is breathing a sigh of relief this week as Hurricane Isaac headed west of Florida.  Live Oak is still picking up the pieces from a series of natural disasters this summer, including Tropical [...]

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