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By Sarah Samuels on April 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 18, 2013 at 10:58 am
The Florida Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would ban texting while driving if passed by the Florida House of Representatives by May 3.
By Sarah Samuels on February 28th, 2013 | Last updated: February 28, 2013 at 4:27 pm
The White House’s newly released sequester, or governmental budget cuts plan, will affect Alachua County and Florida programs.
By Sarah Samuels on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 3:47 pm
In light of recent events in Newtown, Conn. schools are evaluating their own safety protocols. At the University of Florida, police said studthey are prepared to protect students and faculty in case a shooter situation were to occur.
By Sarah Samuels on December 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:05 pm
A local bouncer explains the most obvious forms of fake ID that underage students in Gainesville try to use. Out-of-state licenses, cheap-looking photos and ID’s claiming to be “authentic” are most common.
By Sarah Samuels on December 16th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:16 pm
WUFT-FM’s Sarah Samuels captured video at Ganga Sheth’s Odissi Dance graduation.
By Sarah Samuels on December 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 12, 2012 at 5:29 pm
The University of Florida will hold test trials to implant deep brain stimulation devices to slow, stop or possibly fix memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients.
By Sarah Samuels and George Pappas on November 29th, 2012 | Last updated: November 29, 2012 at 3:29 pm
A growing group of college students around the country illegally use prescription drugs like Adderall to help them excel in the classroom.
By Sarah Samuels on November 8th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:36 pm
The University of Florida’s Homecoming will be taking on a patriotic theme since Veteran’s Day is right around the corner.
By Sarah Samuels on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:48 pm
As educational budget cuts loom over school districts statewide, including Marion County, Diana Greene and George Tomyn will face off Tuesday to become the county’s newest superintendent of public schools.
By Sarah Samuels on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm
While shows like “CSI” may suggest that police departments have large investigation teams to solve disappearances like Christian Aguilar’s, that’s not often the case. The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Cold Case unit has one lone detective. Detective Heather Phillips said [...]