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‘Unsung heroes’ keep Gainesville golf courses on par

By on December 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:49 pm

Tree trimming, bunker raking and pin placement are part of Ian Ring’s daily routine that keeps Gainesville’s Mark Bostic Golf Course in prime shape.

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Two North Central Florida football teams head to 2012 state championships

By and on December 14th, 2012 | Last updated: December 14, 2012 at 3:01 pm

Both the Gainesville and Trenton high school football teams made it to state championship games this fall. We profile both.

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Rowdy Reptiles help push Florida’s athletic teams to success

By on December 13th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:10 pm

The University of Florida’s Rowdy Reptiles have made the O’Connell Center one of the hardest places to play in college basketball.

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District 21 race pits two Florida natives, Keith Perry and Andrew Morey

By on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:51 pm

The District 21 state house race in Florida offers Republican incumbent Keith Perry and Democratic newcomer Andrew Morey. Both candidates have a Florida background and based their careers outside politics in Alachua County.

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For many athletes, superstitions and routines are key ingredients for Gator wins

By on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:41 pm

From lucky socks to Buckeye nuts, University of Florida athletes talk about their tokens and rituals for game day.

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PALS, Rockey’s host dueling piano event in Gainesville

By on September 18th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:05 pm

Rockey’s Dueling Piano Bar will host an event for PALS (Partners In Adolescent Life Support).

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Ocala park hosts 9/11 event

By on September 11th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:42 pm

The event, with almost 3,000 American flags and a live bald eagle, takes place Tuesday evening at Highland Memorial Park

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Politics and the tropics

By on August 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:02 pm

WUFT reports how Tropical Storm Isaac will affect the Republican National Convention in Tampa.

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Lawmakers may tackle bill over winter break vs. Christmas break

By , and on December 9th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:05 pm

The debate between Christmas Break and Winter Break has resurfaced with a new bill in Florida state senate. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman has more on this holiday controversy.

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Marion County puts ease into recycling

By and on December 9th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:05 pm

Ocala City Council is entering a new contract with WastePro to bring easy curbside recycling to Marion County residents. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman has more on the costs and logistics of the new collection plan.

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