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By Cameron Taylor on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 12:58 pm
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.
By Cameron Taylor on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 18, 2012 at 4:36 pm
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.
By Cameron Taylor on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 2:40 pm
Flooding from the storm destroyed property and shut down businesses but also brought people together.
By Cameron Taylor on December 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:43 pm
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 [...]
By Cameron Taylor on December 10th, 2012 | Last updated: December 10, 2012 at 4:43 pm
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.
By Cameron Taylor on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:30 pm
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.
By Christina DeVarona, Danny Gibble and Cameron Taylor on November 1st, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:50 pm
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
By Cameron Taylor on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:48 pm
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.
By Cameron Taylor on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:55 pm
The temperature in Gainesville is expected to drop below 40 degrees Monday evening, prompting Gainesville residents to make preparations.
By Cameron Taylor on October 26th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:59 pm
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.