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By Michael Cadigan on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: February 15, 2013 at 10:11 pm
American Airlines and US Airways announced a $11 billion merger on Thursday, and Gainesville businesses as well as the airport are unsure as to what the effects on the local economy will be. American Airlines filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2011 and the merger still waits approval from the bankruptcy courts.
By Michael Cadigan on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 3:30 pm
The American Heart Association’s “Wear Red Day” brings awareness to heart disease in women. Gainesville locals discuss what precautions can be taken to prevent heart disease.
By Michael Cadigan and Paula Bonilla on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 1:17 pm
United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced the lift of a ban on women in combat roles.
By Michael Cadigan on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 3:53 pm
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to hire 100,000 returning service members in the next five years beginning this Memorial Day. Honorably discharged veterans are eligible in their first year off active duty and the plan is aimed at limiting unemployment among local veterans.
By Michael Cadigan on May 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:15 pm
The University of Florida’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is facing $5.9 million in budget cuts in response to reduced state funding in the budget signed last month. The college’s proposal is to lay off staff, freeze faculty hiring [...]
By Michael Cadigan on April 11th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:22 pm
Wildfires in North Central Florida continue to burn with the County Line fire causing most area smoke. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Michael Cadigan says the haze is causing problems along area roadways.
By Michael Cadigan on April 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 3:01 pm
Junior College Athletics doesn’t come with large stadiums or large crowds. But, as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Michael Cadigan reports, Santa Fe College Athletes are just as competitive as their Division One counterparts.
By Michael Cadigan on March 14th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:35 pm
Florida lawmakers are in special session today, with the Senate reworking district lines. University of Florida Law Professor Joseph Little says redistricting is a difficult process because it has to satisfy many different provisions in the Constitution. The special session [...]
By Michael Cadigan on February 29th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:47 pm
Although no one was injured in a kitchen fire at Satchel’s Pizza last night, there was significant structural damage done. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Michael Cadigan says the owner is already reaching out to insurance agencies and employees to get the [...]