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By WUFT News on December 12th, 2014 | Last updated: December 15, 2014 at 1:01 pm
Demonstrators from the University of Florida Dream Defenders and UF Students for a Democratic Society protested for two hours outside of the O’Connell Center on Friday in response to the police actions in Ferguson and New York that lead to the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
By WUFT News on December 11th, 2014 | Last updated: December 11, 2014 at 6:15 pm
Dr. Owen Roberts plans to tackle the issue of mandated testing, among other things, on his mission to reshape the school system.
By WUFT News on December 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: December 3, 2014 at 5:52 pm
After volunteering his services to the Rotary Club of Gainesville for many years, Brent Williams, 63, received the Service Above Self Award at a club luncheon Tuesday. Williams, who suffers from the neurodegenerative disease ALS, has not let that stop his work to support the community.
By WUFT News on November 16th, 2014 | Last updated: November 16, 2014 at 12:23 pm
ESPN 850 WRUF has also confirmed media reports that head football Coach Will Muschamp will be leaving his post at the end of this season. No official word on when the University Athletic Association will make an announcement. Follow along on this developing story.
By WUFT News on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 3:07 pm
Independent music festival FEST celebrated its 13th year this weekend in downtown Gainesville.
By WUFT News on October 31st, 2014 | Last updated: October 31, 2014 at 10:09 am
Charlie Crist made a stop on the University of Florida campus to rally support and encourage students and Gainesville residents to vote. The race will come to an end on November 4 when voters will cast their vote for governor.
By WUFT News on October 30th, 2014 | Last updated: October 31, 2014 at 11:34 am
Voting machines accepted by the Americans with Disabilities Act encourage individuals with disabilities to cast their vote.
By WUFT News on October 14th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 5:11 pm
On Monday, the search for the University of Florida’s next president was narrowed from 15 candidates to three. The candidates, Wesley Fuchs, David McLaughlin and Sibrandes Poppema, had their photos taken at Weimer and were interviewed to help make the final decision.
By WUFT News on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 2:07 pm
Gainesville officials reassure residents of their knowledge of safety procedures taken in the case of a local Ebola case. Experts said residents shouldn’t worry about the spread of the infectious disease in Gainesville.
By WUFT News on October 10th, 2014 | Last updated: October 11, 2014 at 1:29 pm
The woman who has accused Florida freshman quarterback Treon Harris of sexual battery has withdrawn her charge. Harris has been allowed to return to all University and University Athletic Association activities, according to statements from the University of Florida and […]