Author Archives: Katiana Krawchenko

21 sex offenders arrested after week-long special investigation

By on February 7th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:23 pm

North Florida Law enforcement has captured nearly two dozen sex offenders in a special operation. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko reports, the combined effort from various operations made it a success.

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Emotional trauma suffered by first responders at I-75 crash

By on January 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 26, 2013 at 12:59 am

Not only did this weekend’s horrifying crash cause emotional trauma for those who were involved in it, the pain extends to the first emergency responders on the scene. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko reports the stress of it all will be long-lasting.  

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Two Gainesville city commissioners leaving office reflect on accomplishments

By and on January 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 26, 2013 at 1:00 am

Jeanna Mastrodicasa and Sherwin Henry have served the Gainesville City Commission for six years and will be stepping down in May.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko says as the two reflect on their terms as city commissioners they say the transition is […]

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‘It was like waking up from a bad dream’ – An I-75 crash survivor recounts his story

By on January 30th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:57 pm

WUFT-TV’s First at Five talks with one of the survivors of the I-75 crash on Sunday, Steven Camp.

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Clay County Clerk James Jett to run for Congress

By on January 24th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:48 pm

There are now three candidates for a proposed new Congressional seat in North Florida. Florida Senator Steve Oelrich of Cross Creek, Gainesville Veterinarian Ted Yoho, and Clay County Clerk James Jett have announced the intentions to run for the new […]

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SFC beefs up patrols after recent kidnapping

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

At this hour the person who kidnapped an 18-year-old Santa Fe College student last week is still on the loose. Police handed out fliers this morning to students who might know the whereabouts of a man who, according to the victim, kidnapped her […]

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Analyzing the latest primaries

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

It’s been an active week in the GOP race to the presidency with the South Carolina debate last night and resignation of John Hunstman from the campaign trail.  Political scientists are weighing in on the stats of the primary election. Florida’s […]

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Florida Taxwatch optimistic about governor’s second year challenges

By and on January 11th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:43 pm

While Floridians have a mixed reaction about the economy during Governor Rick Scott’s first year in office, one organization is optimistic about the current session and year ahead. Florida Taxwatch President and CEO Dominic Calabro says the governor faced an adjustment into politics […]

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Florida Governor Rick Scott delivers 2nd “State of the State” address

By on January 10th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:44 pm

Governor Rick Scott opened the the state legislative session two months ahead of schedule today addressing issues ranging from education to job creation. He also discussed the pride he feels in what his administration has accomplished in the last year. […]

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Home invasion in Northwest Gainesville leaves victim and suspect in critical condition

By and on January 10th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:45 pm

A 78 year-old male remains in a coma after a home invasion robbery occured late yesterday evening on NW 75th road in the Blues Creek subdivision. A white male and white female  forced their way into the residence of Paul Quandt, he […]

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