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Sales tax holiday is here

Business owners always enjoy the holiday season. Sales go up, and customers try to take advantage of the special deals. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks has the story of a holiday going on right now that will help generate some business and savings as well.  

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Young gymnasts find role models in London

The Summer Olympic Games represent the highest level of sport for many athletes across the globe. While they go out and peform, people back home sit and watch. Some are even inspired. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-Fms Corey Brooks has the story of a group of gymnasts, who see a dream in …

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Gainesville “Dark Knight” fans unaffected but GPD increases security near theatre

Despite the tragic shooting in Auroa Colorado, Gainesville theatre experienced sold out show for the “Dark Knight Rises.”  As Florida 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks reports, people attending the movie today are not linking the tragic shooting with the newest Batman movie. Meanwhile, the Gainesville Police Department is ramping up security in …

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Arrest made in four year old Gainesville rape case

Alachua County sheriff’s officials and other law enforcement agencies announced this afternoon the arrest of a man suspected of a 2008 rape, which occured in the Haile Plantation development in southwest Gainesville.  38 year old Andrew Payne junior was arrested in Georgia around ten this morning.   Authorities credited a new …

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