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By Whitney Lavaux and Leah Harding on September 5th, 2014 | Last updated: September 8, 2014 at 1:25 pm
The Alachua County Commission held a special meeting Thursday to consider funding renovations and construction for the Alachua County Fairgrounds. The commission, however, wants evidence of a return on the investment. The commissioners debated over very different plans. The first [...]
By Leah Harding on February 15th, 2014 | Last updated: February 15, 2014 at 7:36 pm
The Phillipses have been in love for nearly 60 years.
By Leah Harding on February 10th, 2014 | Last updated: February 10, 2014 at 8:56 pm
Two Syrian refugees visited WUFT to share their accounts of the horror they witnessed in their country during the chemical attacks on Aug. 21.
By Leah Harding on February 5th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 9:47 pm
WUFT News spoke with Patrick Sessions, father of the 20-year-old UF student who disappeared nearly 25 years ago. Police officials are expected to announce a new suspect in the case.
By Leah Harding and Virginia Hamrick on January 9th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 4:38 pm
Some first-time teachers were hired as permanent substitutes as a way to cut district spending, but now Marion County is expected to hire about 100 as full-time teachers.
By Leah Harding on January 8th, 2014 | Last updated: January 9, 2014 at 12:30 pm
Strawberries are being frozen to prevent damage from below-freezing temperatures.
A select group of North Florida agencies and programs are feeling the effects of the government shutdown.
By Leah Harding on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 1, 2013 at 7:54 am
Stuart Eizenstat, former U.S. ambassador to the European Union, will speak tonight at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida on Judaism and global politics. The event starts at 6 p.m. and is open to the public.
By Meghan Pryce, Amber Dawson and Leah Harding on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 11, 2013 at 9:17 am
President Barack Obama delivered a speech Tuesday that urged America to involve itself in the Syrian conflict and take a stand against the use of chemical weapons. Some locals were supportive of Obama, but others still weren’t convinced.
The first African-American school board member in Gainesville describes the atmosphere at the March of Washington and what it was like to be a part of the historic moment.