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Author Archives: Stephanie Jones

Marion County escapee back in court

By on April 27th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:28 pm

Yarnel Bagley had his first appearance this morning in Marion County after being arrested in Jacksonville yesterday. 17-year-old Bagley escaped from the Marion County Jail for the second time on April 19. Marion County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Jennifer Lowe says [...]

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Man finally receives his degree three decades later

By on April 27th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:43 pm

Many University of Florida students will be participating in this weekend’s commencement ceremonies. Among them is Roger Blum who left UF in 1978. Now 33 years later he’s back in Gainesville to walk across the stage to receive his bachelor’s [...]

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Lawmakers pass measure to limit media on video of murders

By on April 13th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm

A bill that would exempt footage of killings from the public was approved yesterday (Tuesday). As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Jones reports, the bill would prevent the media from requesting footage.

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Ex-felons may receive help to get back on track

By on March 25th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:19 pm

Ex-felons now have more opportunities available to help themselves. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Jones reports, the Florida Senate unanimously passed legislation to help get ex-convicts back on the right track.

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NASA enthusiast Keith McInnis gives a presentation on the cost and benefits of NASA

By on March 3rd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:24 pm

Independent aerospace writer and analyst Keith McInnis presented the costs and benefits of America’s space program on Wednesday at the Civic Media Center in Gainesville. McInnis says he is concerned about the end of the United States involvement in the [...]

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