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By Megan Gannon and Rochelle Alleyne on November 21st, 2013 | Last updated: November 22, 2013 at 11:18 pm
Six Gainesville residents talk about where they were and how they found out about former President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.
By Rochelle Alleyne and Jeanna Arroyo on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:41 am
Residents in Turkey Creek said the new biomass plant is too loud and are trying to get local officials involved.
By Rochelle Alleyne on September 27th, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 5:22 pm
The search for new members of the Business Community Coalition’s Public Leadership Institute came to an end on Sept. 27 at its first meeting. In a partnership with the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce, the leadership program allows residents to learn [...]
By Rochelle Alleyne on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 2:47 pm
Gainesville City Commission is considering increasing the number of chickens city residents can own from two to 10.
By Rochelle Alleyne on August 26th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 5:16 pm
“Nothing is ever perfect, and you try to work for that more perfect union,” Don Fuqua recently told WUFT News while reflecting on Florida and the nation’s civil rights progress since the 1960s.
By Rochelle Alleyne on April 25th, 2013 | Last updated: April 25, 2013 at 5:12 pm
The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday which would not allow voter email addresses to be included in state public records. Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel-Vasilinda explained why she was the only person to vote against the bill.
By Rochelle Alleyne on February 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: February 25, 2013 at 9:02 pm
TED-X will be coming to the University of Florida’s Phillips Center on Saturday, Feb. 23, for TED-X UF. Experts in their fields will address the topic “Pursuing Passion.”
By Rochelle Alleyne on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: February 17, 2013 at 10:54 am
A new Burlington Coat Factory store in Ocala could bring at least 75 new jobs to the city. The story is expected to open in a few months.
By Rochelle Alleyne on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:03 pm
Following the Black Friday and Cyber Monday rush, the United Nations Foundation is working to promote a spirit of charitable giving through the hashtag, #GivingTuesday.
By Rochelle Alleyne on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:34 pm
University of Florida students and area organizations are working to spread awareness about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by holding rallies in Turlington Plaza.