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Palatka to install cameras at select red lights

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Palatka drivers might notice off-white, semi-circular, oblong-shaped boxes stationed high above intersections around town. Local law enforcement hopes those new additions will make drivers think twice about running red lights.

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Florida oyster fisheries experiencing above-average losses this season

By on October 10th, 2012 | Last updated: June 13, 2013 at 11:35 am

Florida oyster farmers have had a lack of crop this fishing season and oysters are affecting many jobs and businesses in the industry. Gov. Rick Scott has caught onto the problem and has asked for help from federal authorities. Meanwhile, business owners such as those in Cedar Key are suffering losses.

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Levy County awaits power plant license as Florida’s Supreme Court reviews Florida’s Energy Act

By on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: October 22, 2012 at 11:04 am

As a law allowing utilities to charge customers in advance for the construction of nuclear power plants is under review, the Levy County waits for approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to build a nuclear power plant.

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Michelle Obama speaks to crowd of 10,000-plus at University of Florida

By and on September 17th, 2012 | Last updated: November 14, 2012 at 2:42 pm

The first lady spoke to the crowd about the importance of the vote in Florida this election. Listen to an audio report and read a complete recap about her visit.

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Pastor Terry Jones discusses deadly Libyan protest

By and on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:38 pm

A UF professor and local Gainesville pastor talks about Libyan protest.

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Politics should stay out of Supreme Court, former judge says

By on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:42 pm

A former Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice spoke to the Gainesville community about the role of politics in judicial elections as part of a lecture series which comes right on the heels of the Florida judicial elections.

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Some Gainesville residents take it easy on Labor Day

By on September 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Gainesville locals take the time to grill, take a break and spend time with their families on Labor Day.

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The latest from the Republican National Convention

By and on August 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:01 pm

WUFT reports on the final night of the Republican National Convention.

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Slideshow: Tampa, GOP prepare for Isaac-threatened convention

By on August 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:47 pm

WUFT reports on how Tropical Storm Isaac has affected the Republican National Convention thus far.

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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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