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By Michal Higdon on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:51 am
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: UF to play FGCU tonight, Lowe enters plea of not guilty, anthropologists in Florida wait for court order to exhume boys’ remains, solar-powered plane to fly across North America
By Michal Higdon on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 5:30 pm
Ted Yoho filed his first bill that, if passed, would prohibit any members of Congress convicted of any felony while in office from profiting from their congressional service.
By Michal Higdon on February 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: February 22, 2013 at 4:54 pm
King O’ The Moon is the new show opening Friday night at the Hippodrome in Gainesville. Even though the play is a sequel to a show from the Hipp’s season last year, you don’t have to see the first one [...]
By Sanika Dange and Michal Higdon on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 21, 2013 at 4:19 pm
A measure moving through the Florida House will allow voters to authorize counties to levy a special tax for providing more security for school. WUFT’s Sonika Dange takes a look at the bill and the perspective of some who say this move is not enough.
By Michal Higdon on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: February 15, 2013 at 3:00 pm
January marked the fifth month in a row Florida has lead the nation in foreclosures. With one in every 300 households having a foreclosure filing in January, Florida more than doubled the national average, according to a report by RealtyTrac. RealtyTrac is an [...]
By Michal Higdon on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 12, 2013 at 12:18 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: texting while driving, homeless donations, Northeast snow storm, French troops in Mali, Lunar New Year migration.
By Michal Higdon on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 9:47 am
Palace Entertainment announced Wednesday that Florida’s oldest theme park, Silver Springs, in Ocala, will be absorbed into the state park system. The animal exhibits and some amusement rides may be eliminated.
By Michal Higdon on January 17th, 2013 | Last updated: January 17, 2013 at 5:15 pm
Among other positive changes in higher education governance, the University of Florida is awarded $3.75 million for high performance.
By Michal Higdon on January 16th, 2013 | Last updated: January 16, 2013 at 4:48 pm
Thrift Week teaches the youth the value of a dollar.
By Michal Higdon on December 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 12, 2012 at 4:47 pm
Researchers at the University of Florida discovered that people at risk for Type 1 diabetes may have smaller pancreases