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Gator herding on game day

By on November 9th, 2012 | Last updated: November 14, 2012 at 10:49 am

By Laura Christmas -WUFT-TV Game day is a major event for police to manage. During a recent gameday, WUFT-TV’s Laura Christmas went behind the scenes to take an in-depth look at how police manage the challenge of a campus area […]

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Paws on parole

By on November 9th, 2012 | Last updated: November 14, 2012 at 10:50 am

By Emily Burris – WUFT-TV Six dogs from Alachua County Animal Services were adopted into new families and loving homes on Friday. But unlike other shelter dogs, people have been lining up for two months to adopt them. WUFT-TV’s Emily […]

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Pedro Bravo charged with murder of Christian Aguilar

By on September 28th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:52 pm

By Kristen Botica – WUFT-FM The Gainesville Police Department announced at a briefing Friday afternoon that Pedro Bravo has been charged with the murder of Christian Aguilar.  Spokesperson Ben Tobias also said at the briefing that the body of Aguilar […]

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FAMU Legacy Torch tours Gainesville

By on August 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:03 pm

The FAMU legacy torch is coming to Gainesville on its tour of the country.

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Adena Springs Ranch water permit application subject of meeting tonight

By on August 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:06 pm

A public meeting is being held tonight by Ocala ranch Adena Springs to discuss its water use application. The meeting comes a few weeks after Adena Springs held a similar meeting that was invitation only. Howard T. Odum Florida Springs […]

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Governor names special group to make changes in higher education

By and on May 4th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:16 am

Governor Rick Scott has created a task force to accelerate the reform of the state university system. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s  Cameron Taylor spoke with Florida Chamber Foundation President Dale Brill about being appointed as the chairman of the Blue Ribbon task force and what […]

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Several Florida counties challenge state medicaid law

By on April 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:38 am

A new state law requiring counties to pay millions in unpaid medicaid bills is being challenged. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta reports the counties are seeking a temporary injunction against the law to keep it from being enforced.

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Gainesville economy is looking up

By on April 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:38 am

New numbers show economic growth in the United States slowed in the first quarter of this year, going from 3% to 2.2%. Locally, though, the economy is faring better. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta spoke with Vice President of Economic Development […]

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Florida Tax Watch releases list of budget turkeys

By on April 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:00 pm

Budget turkeys are items that are in the proposed state budget which it finds to have circumvented typical approval procedures or benefit a limited area.  Chris Peralta spoke with Vice President of Tax Research at Florida Tax Watch Kurt Wenner about […]

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UF grad and CNN programming head describes changes in the news business

By on April 4th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:07 pm

This evening, the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications will be honoring four alumni who have been named alumni of distinction. One of the alumni is CNN Deputy Director of Programming John Antonio. He sat down with Florida’s […]

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