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By Jillian Baach on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Hector Picard, a double-armed amputee, doesn’t let his lost limbs keep him from competing. The Ironman competitor inspires others to push through adversity to reach a goal.
A woman at Campus Lodge Apartments fended off an attacker by kicking him and running to her apartment Tuesday, escaping an attempted kidnapping.
By Jillian Baach on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 12:05 pm
Beginning April 25, the Transportation Security Administration’s ban on small knives while traveling by airplane will be lifted.
By Jillian Baach on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:02 pm
Though some local high school swim teams have already made their first splashes into the postseason, Class 2 squads from Gainesville and the surrounding area will have their turn in the pool Friday morning to compete for the District 4 Championship.
By Jillian Baach on September 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:15 pm
After a decade as a National Collegiate Equestrian Association sport, equestrian has become the 21st conference sport to join the Southeastern Conference. The inaugural season of SEC equestrian begins Saturday.
An increase in Charter School enrollment nationwide may be drawing money away from public school. Alachua County School Board Member Gunnar Paulson says funding has increased for the charter schools in Alachua County, leaving public schools behind. He says the [...]
By Jillian Baach on March 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:53 pm
Herds of American Bison can be traced back to Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park for hundreds of years. In early February, a roundup process began to thin the herd. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jillian Baach reports on the impact the removal [...]