Author Archives: Janny Rodriguez

Changes to Bright Futures scholarships will affect college funding for minorities

By and on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 3:30 pm

Changes to the requirements for Bright Futures scholarship dispersion will affect minority students starting July 1, 2014.

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Home sales, construction recovering from recession

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 4:55 pm

With home values in Alachua County slowly rising at an estimated rate of 5 percent and low interest rates for buyers, many local residents are deciding now is the time to buy a new home.

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Early voting starts today for Gainesville’s mayoral election

By and on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 9:06 pm

Gainesville early voting for the mayoral election opened Monday morning and continues through Sunday, March 17.

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Celebration honors Rosa Parks

By on February 5th, 2013 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Monday marks what would have been civil rights activist Rosa Parks’ 100th birthday.

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Volunteers help students with reading, comprehension skills

By on November 15th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:38 pm

With a grant funded by Carol and Barney Barnett, the United Way of North Central Florida had enough money to launch the reading program this year.

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The risks of being a law enforcement officer

By on January 17th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:40 pm

Around the country, 159 law enforcement officers have been killed. That’s an 11% increase from last year. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Rodriguez reports, some sheriff’s deputies continue to take the risk, even if it means they may never come […]

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