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By Shaneece Dixon on June 7th, 2013 | Last updated: June 7, 2013 at 2:59 pm
WUFT recently analyzed salaries and benefits for teachers in select North Central Florida counties. Florida is $10,000 less than the national average, and the situation is equally grim in Alachua, Marion, Putnam and other counties.
By Shaneece Dixon on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 1:38 pm
Gainesville police are investigating an armed burglary and sexual battery at a home in the 400 block of Southwest 10th Street that occurred around 4 a.m. Monday. After sexually assaulting the female resident, the burglar took two MacBook Pros, an [...]
Gainesville residents can begin early voting today for the runoff election between mayoral candidates Craig Lowe and Ed Braddy. Florida’s gas price fell an average of 5 cents last week to $3.59. AAA says prices should continue to fall in [...]
By Shaneece Dixon on April 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm
In addition to the multimillion dollar changes Gov. Rick Scott has proposed to reform the state education system, the Florida Senate Committee on Education recently approved Senate Bill 980, which seeks to link teachers’ evaluations to the students they teach.
By Shaneece Dixon on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 2:44 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida:
By Shaneece Dixon on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: March 25, 2013 at 5:02 pm
Europe comes to Gainesville with the second annual “Viva Europe!” festival held in Bo Diddley Community Plaza over the weekend.
By Shaneece Dixon on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 5:29 pm
The UF Center for European Studies, the International Center and Santa Fe College will host its second annual “Viva Europe!” festival this weekend to educate Gainesville residents about Europe and the EU.
By Shaneece Dixon on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 2:45 pm
Cole Bros. Circus performing at The Oaks Mall in Gainesville. Toxic allgae kills 184 manatees. UCLA finds children living near busy roads more likely to develope autism. Vice president, Joe Biden, arrives in Rome to meet Italy’s president and prime minister. Afghanistan [...]
By Shaneece Dixon on March 14th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 2:31 pm
WUFT’s Twitter coverage of the final forum, hosted at Sante Fe College’s downtown campus.