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Noah’s Endeavor in Gainesville provides accessibility opportunities

By on December 7th, 2012 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 4:13 pm

Noah Voelker died in 2009, but his family has given his active life a legacy with the group Noah’s Endeavor. Shauna Mackey has more on the organization, which gives children with special needs many accessibility opportunities.

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UF chemical lab remains closed following explosion

By on January 12th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:43 pm

An explosion in Sisler Hall at University of Florida may force the chemical lab to remain closed through the Martin Luther King holiday. University of Florida spokeswoman Janine Sykes says they want to ensure it is safe before any students or staff return. […]

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The face of the graduating class

By and on December 13th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:31 pm

With graduation this weekend at the University of Florida, many students will be ready to join the work force, but not all graduates will follow the “traditional” path.  As WUFT-FM’s Shauna Mackey and Ricki Albritton report, there are many paths […]

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“Power Plant” for jobs hopes to bring in business

By on November 18th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:02 pm

Despite October’s unemployment rate dropping in Florida, some areas are still struggling to create jobs. WUFT-FM’s Shauna Mackey says the Ocala/Marion County may have found a way to help.

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Parade marches Gator spirit downtown

By and on November 4th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 2:53 pm

The Gator Nation has come together along the streets of University Avenue.  WUFT-FM’s Shauna Mackey says no time was spared getting a good seat for today’s parade. WUFT-FM’s Bothaina Saleh says crowds along the street mean Gator merchandise flying off […]

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Gainesville’s Pride Festival celebrates all community members

By on October 21st, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 2:21 pm

Gainesville’s annual Pride Festival will take place tomorrow afternoon at the Bo Diddley Community Plaza. North Central Florida Pride Community Center Co-President Terry Fleming says this festival helps younger people gain support from the community. The festival will feature a […]

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Drug bust in Ocala puts 22 people behind bars

By on September 16th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:19 pm

Florida Law Enforcement is constantly battling with drug trafficking in the state. As WUFT-FM’s Shauna Mahkey reports, that fight saw some justice with a number of arrests yesterday.

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