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UF Removes Aaron Hernandez’s Name From Heavener Complex Stone And Other Spots

By and on July 25th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:03 pm

Workers with All Seasons Planning, Inc. hammered, chiseled and sawed out the stone Thursday morning bearing Aaron Hernandez’s name in front of the Heavener Complex at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

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Boston residents, those with area connections closely monitor hunt for bombing suspect

By and on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:03 pm

While Boston remains on lockdown during a search for a suspect in the Boston marathon bombing that took place earlier this week, WUFT speaks with those close to the event.

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Proposed Florida bill to make parents liable for juvenile crime

By on April 8th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:04 pm

Under the proposed bill, parents could get their driver’s license taken away if they do not pay restitution for a child’s crime.

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Gas prices drop for second straight week

By on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:07 pm

The price break at the pump is a relief after a month of rising prices.

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Former New York Times executive editor to speak at UF

By on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:07 pm

Howell Raines will speak at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service in Pugh Hall tonight at 6 p.m. The event will be streamed live online at www.bobgrahamcenter.ufl.edu.

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Obama sworn in on MLK Day

By on January 21st, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm

President Barack Obama’s second inauguration took place on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. University of Florida history professor Paul Ortiz reflects on the similarities between two men.

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Construction to begin on Archer to Gainesville bike trail

By on January 9th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm

Construction to begin Thursday on six-mile walking and biking trail.

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Olympic committee considers Newberry archery facility as 2016 training site

By and on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm

The United States Olympic Committee was in North Central Florida Monday, visiting Newberry’s Easton Sports Complex to consider its archery facility for a role as an official Olympic training site for the 2016 summer games.

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Media coverage reaches new level on Election Night 2012

By on November 7th, 2012 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm

The media frenzy during Election Night could be seen and heard throughout the country thanks to social media sites and around-the-clock election coverage on TV. The result: praise for television networks and 20 million tweets about Election Day 2012, making it the most-tweeted event in U.S. political history.

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Jacksonville prepares for Florida/Georgia weekend

By on October 24th, 2012 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:05 pm

The annual Florida/Georgia game will begin at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Jacksonville. Snoop Dogg will perform for a crowd of Gator fans and Bulldog fans at the Jacksonville Landing this weekend.

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