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By WUFT News on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:42 pm
Larry Mann, convicted of the 1981 killing of ten-year-old Elisa Vera Nelson, was executed at the Florida State Prison in Raiford on Wednesday.
By WUFT News on April 11th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 7:33 pm
A virus among houseflies may have a practical use.
By WUFT News on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:40 pm
Tempo Bistro to Go is one of 18 restaurants and other local businesses that recycle their food scraps in partnership with Gainesville Compost.
By WUFT News on April 8th, 2013 | Last updated: April 8, 2013 at 3:54 pm
With a week remaining until the runoff election and early voting underway, Gainesville’s two remaining mayoral candidates – incumbent Craig Lowe and challenger Ed Braddy – both spoke with WUFT on Monday.
By WUFT News on April 7th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 1:43 pm
Thousands strolled the streets of downtown Gainesville Saturday and Sunday to peruse and purchase works of art in the 44th annual Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival.
By WUFT News on April 5th, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:41 pm
Eating family dinners can benefit adolescents’ mental health, according to a professor at McGill University in Montreal.
By WUFT News on April 5th, 2013 | Last updated: April 5, 2013 at 1:46 pm
Since the 1980s, the Food and Drug Administration has banned blood donations from gay men because of the risk of HIV/AIDS transmission. University of Florida student James J. Sadler hopes that ban will be lifted, so he and other gay men can donate blood.
By WUFT News on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:45 pm
Sixty-four-ounce growlers, or beer containers, may have to wait to be available to locals after officials refuse to put the bill for the growlers (SB 1344) on the agenda for the Florida House of Representatives.
By WUFT News on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:41 pm
Hospitalizations and arrests connected to Molly, the powder or crystal form of MDMA, have increased, according to the Drug Abuse Warning Network. The drug is popular among high school and college students who attend music festivals.
By WUFT News on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:16 pm
Residents wishing to get rid of old furniture or electronics can participate in seven collection dates during April and May. Once residents bring the items to the set location, the Marion County Solid Waste Department will transport them to either be recycled or disposed at a landfill.