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State Representative Dennis Baxley weighs in legislative session

By on May 4th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:22 pm

Republican State Representative from Ocala, Dennis Baxley says he’s pleased with the budget process in Tallahassee, though he admits the economy has taken a toll on a wide variety of workers in the state. Baxley talked with WUFT-FM’s Lisa Stengel.

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Former coaches return to UF basketball program

By on April 12th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:01 pm

University of Florida Men’s Basketball Head Coach Billy Donovan announced two additions to his coaching staff today. John Pelphrey returns to the basketball program while former St. John’s head coach Norm Roberts also joins the staff. The pair brings 19 […]

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Area drug task force makes a huge arrest

By on April 12th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:01 pm

A Gainesville-Alachua County Drug Task force investigation led to an arrest, and the confiscation of a large amount of prescription drugs from a Gainesville residence. More than 1,000 tablets of Roxicodone with an estimated street value of more than $18,000 […]

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NASA announces final homes for retired space shuttles

By on April 12th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:02 pm

On April 12, 1981, NASA Launched the first space shuttle. Now 30 years later NASA has announced the final homes for the retired space shuttle fleet. At least 21 museums across the country were vying to receive one of the […]

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Saturday is the last day for early voting for Gainesville City election

By on March 11th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:11 pm

Gainesville residents still have one more day to cast their early vote for the city election. Early voting runs Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter says anyone in the city who is […]

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Alachua County Sheriff’s budget battle continues with commissioners

By on November 22nd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:31 pm

Alachua County Sheriff, Sadie Darnell will meet with County Commissioners on Tuesday (11/23/10) to discuss the ongoing budget battle her law enforcement agency is facing. WUFT-FM’s Lisa Stengel spoke with Sheriff Darnell about what she plans to present to the […]

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UF forensic specialist reflects on his work in Haiti after the earthquake

By on July 12th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:24 pm

It has been six months since a 7-point magnitude earthquake struck Haiti and destroyed the capital city. Associate Director of the Maples Center for Forensic Medicine, Jason Byrd, went to Haiti four days after the earthquake with the Disaster Mortuary […]

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