Author Archives: Kéran Billaud
A $103,000 fumigation project stated Friday at Gainesville’s historic Thomas Center to prevent further termite problems.
A competition called Bad to the Bone had hundreds of law enforcement and rescue officials competing Friday using skills they are sometimes called to employ in the field.
One of the world’s largest blimps, the Spirit of George, rests on the Dunnellon/Marion County Airport airfield just west of Ocala.
Recent statistics show the housing market in Alachua County is bouncing back from the start of the nation’s recession in 2007.
A plan to remove plagued citrus trees from the University of Florida is temporarily halted after a committee in charge bypassed university approval. Six to eight of the infected citrus trees have already been removed by UF’s Physical Plant Division.
UF is one of the latest places to be hit by citrus greening in Florida. The disease has already cost Florida’s economy more than $3.6 billion and 6,600 jobs, according to a 2012 study by researchers from the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Citrus greening reached the University of Florida campus this week. Close to 150 citrus trees may be removed from campus in order to prevent further spreading of the highly contagious disease that stops nutrient flow in the trees.
Students and veterans rally for the second time this week at the University of Florida, demanding peace and the deferral of U.S. military force in the Syrian conflict. WUFT News gathered interviews and gathered reactions from social media.
Vincent Herzog had just taken in the view of the El Yunque rainforest from atop a rock on top of a mountain in Puerto Rico. After a few pops of lightning, he turned to leave the rock.
Voters between the ages of 18 to 24 have been voting more in recent presidential elections, with an approximate 10 percent increase between 1996 and 2008. The statistic would be impressive if this same age group did not still possess the lowest voter turnout rate.