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WATCH NOW: Video of interfaith service dedicated to the Boston Marathon bombing victims

By on April 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 18, 2013 at 11:36 am

Watch video of Healing Our City: an interfaith service in Boston. President Obama will speak.

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Ron Paul at UF: youth support marks career highlight

By on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 1:42 pm

Ron Paul said Monday night that the pinnacle of a decades-long political career has been “being well received on college campuses.”

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Police searching apartment after 3 killed, 140+ injured in Boston Marathon blasts

By and on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 27, 2013 at 8:55 pm

Two explosions went off near the finish line at the Boston Marathon; reports say 3 dead and more than 140 injured in the blasts.

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Larry Mann executed for 1981 killing of 10-year-old girl

By 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.

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Gainesville researcher preventing housefly reproduction with a virus

By on April 11th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 7:33 pm

A virus among houseflies may have a practical use.

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Gainesville restaurant sells soil back to farmers

By 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.

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Interviews with Craig Lowe and Ed Braddy, Gainesville runoff election candidates

By 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.

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Photos: Gainesville’s 44th annual Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival

By 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.

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Family dinners affect adolescent mental health, study says

By 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.

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In wake of gay marriage debate, UF student questions FDA blood donation policy

By 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.

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