Author Archives: Cameron Taylor
In response to the Sandy Hook tragedy, Florida Senate bill 514 in legislature would allow counties to create independent districts that impose taxes to pay for school safety and mental health services.
Since Friday’s shooting in Newtown, Conn., lawmakers and residents across the country are now bringing up the issue of gun control in schools. The tragedy has school and law enforcement officials reconsidering safety plans for emergencies.
Flooding from the storm destroyed property and shut down businesses but also brought people together.
While Friday’s elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., struck many emotions for people across the United States, the media’s coverage of the shooting faced criticism in some circles. WUFT spoke with Kelly McBride, senior faculty member in ethics, reporting and […]
What if you could easily follow the money Florida spends on one website with ease? That’s the idea behind a budget transparency program that has been around for a year, cost $5 million in taxpayer dollars and remains under review in the Florida Senate.
Forty University of Florida students, two advisers and one 16-hour bus ride to New York. That’s all it took for the University of Florida’s chapter of Hillel to organize a trip to help rebuild neighborhoods damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
A recap of WUFT’s social media coverage of Biden’s speech follows. http://storify.com/wuftnews/joe-biden-visits-ocala-a-week-before-election-day#publicize
A nuclear power plant license will be the discussion of a hearing Wednesday after two advocacy groups have contested the licenses. An expert review board will review the arguments and previous reviews of the application for nuclear reactor licenses.
The temperature in Gainesville is expected to drop below 40 degrees Monday evening, prompting Gainesville residents to make preparations.
Two candidates are squaring off in the Alachua County Sheriff’s race. Both have different views for the sheriff’s office but say their experience will help them do the job well.