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Gainesville bank robbery

By on December 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 12, 2012 at 7:45 am

The Gainesville Police Department is continuing to look for a man who robbed a bank Tuesday and is still at large.   Police officers say a man wearing camouflage pants walked into the Capital City Bank at 1417 North Main Street […]

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Killer executed

By on December 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 12, 2012 at 4:11 am

After he spent nearly 25 years on death row, the State of Florida has executed a former police officer who murdered nine people in 1986.  Investigtors at the time said it was during a three month crime spree, and that […]

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Man struck by train, in critical condition

By on December 10th, 2012 | Last updated: December 11, 2012 at 1:54 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that a 25-year old Marion County man is in critical condition after a train hit his car Sunday.

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Deputies investigate death in northern Gainesville

By on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 4, 2012 at 4:16 pm

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the person responsible for shooting a man in northern Gainesville.

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Aggressive driving around 18-wheelers could mean ticket

By on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:01 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol is cracking down on aggressive driving around 18-wheeler rigs.

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Gainesville race to support veterans

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: November 13, 2012 at 11:03 am

Race on UF campus ran in honor of veterans.

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Remembering veterans of generations past

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: November 13, 2012 at 10:57 am

Members of the Gainesville community spend their Sunday at the Evergreen Cemetery to honor Veteran’s Day.

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High Springs salutes veterans

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: November 13, 2012 at 11:05 am

Celebration in High Springs recognized area veterans.

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Homecoming parade road closures

By on November 9th, 2012 | Last updated: November 14, 2012 at 10:52 am

By WUFT Staff A major parade means major road closings.  If you plan to travel through parts of Gainesville today, you’ll have to adjust your route starting at 10:00am, when these roads will be closed for the University of Florida […]

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Event raises money to fight leukemia and lymphoma

By on November 9th, 2012 | Last updated: November 14, 2012 at 10:53 am

By Ryanne Doumet–WUFT-FM Every year, people come together to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk Event. The event takes place in communities all across North America including right here in Gainesville. During the event, […]

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