WUFT News

Category Archives: In the News

In The News: Time Magazine Honors Ebola Survivors, Doctors; New Gambling Report Doubles Florida Casino Impact; St. Johns County Woman Charged With Grand Theft, Fraud

By on December 10th, 2014 | Last updated: December 10, 2014 at 10:20 am

Time magazine names Ebola survivors, doctors its 2014 ‘Person of the Year’ – Patients and doctors fighting Ebola were named 2014 “Person of the Year” by Time Magazine. “For tireless acts of courage and mercy…the Ebola fighters are Time’s 2014 […]

In the News | Leave a comment

In the News: Protests Sprawl down University, Gainesville Race Seeks Alcohol Sales, Hunting Rifle Silencers Disputed, SeaWorld Sails to Court

By on December 9th, 2014 | Last updated: December 9, 2014 at 9:20 am

Protesters march down University Avenue at rush hour – Gainesville’s University Avenue and 13th Street intersection was shut down for the first time since the 1970s during a demonstration of about 300 to 350 people standing up to say, “Black […]

In the News | Leave a comment

In The News: Obama Suffers From Acid Reflux, Cali. Demonstration Grows Violent, Two South Florida Republicans Seek Re-election, Underage Rape Suspects Named

By and on December 8th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 12:39 pm

  Obama diagnosed with acid reflux after surprise hospital visit – Fifty-three year-old president Barack Obama suffers from acid reflux, his physician confirmed. Smoking is a risk factor for acid reflux, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, and […]

In the News | Leave a comment

In The News: Traffic-Ticket Legislation, Bear Attack, Record Online Job Postings, Spacecraft Launch, Chokehold Decision Inspires Hashtags

By on December 5th, 2014 | Last updated: December 5, 2014 at 10:24 am

Waldo may inspire statewide traffic-ticket policy change – In light of the controversy surrounding the closure of the Waldo Police Department, state Sen. Rob Bradley plans to introduce legislation this week to compel police to be more transparent in the […]

In the News | Leave a comment

In The News: Fishing Therapy Documentary Airs In Florida, Waldo County Owes Alachua, New Orlando Soccer Stadium Fuels Economy, Update On Bill Cosby

By on December 4th, 2014 | Last updated: December 4, 2014 at 10:26 am

PTSD Florida fishing therapy documentary comes to Seminole film fest – A new documentary on PTSD and fish therapy will air on Thursday at the Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival in Seminole. It includes the story of Neal, a veteran, and […]

In the News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

In The News: Hospice Chaplain Faces Molestation Charges, Florida Teacher Pay Not Competitive In Big Districts, Winston Enters Second Day Of Hearings

By on December 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: December 3, 2014 at 1:48 pm

Hospice chaplain arrested on two counts of molestation of girl – Lance Travis, chaplain for Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care in Tavares, Florida, has been arrested for charges of lewd and lascivious molestation of a young girl, according to a warrant […]

In the News | Leave a comment

In The News: Obama Selects New Defense Secretary, NASA To Launch New Spacecraft, Winston’s Conduct Hearing Set, Consumer Group Warns About Choking Hazards

By on December 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: December 2, 2014 at 12:34 pm

Obama selects Ashton Carter as Defense Secretary – Ashton Carter has been selected as the new defense secretary, according to reports. If President Obama moves forward with his nomination and is approved by the Senate, Carter will replace Chuck Hagel, […]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In The News: Florida Ready For Next Hurricane, Girl Scout Cookies To Be Sold Online, Gov. Rick Scott Hosts Jobs Jamboree Barbecues, Obama Encourages Body Cameras For Police

By and on December 1st, 2014 | Last updated: December 1, 2014 at 2:40 pm

Insurers: 9-year calm means Florida is ready for next hurricane – As each hurricane-free hurricane season passes through Florida, the state becomes more financially prepared to face a stronger storm, according to insurers. The state’s Hurricane Catastrophe Fund is thought to […]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In the News: Gators Search For New Coach, Missing Ohio Football Player Found Dead, Amazon Robots Increase Productivity, 2016 Marijuana Legislation Underway

By and on December 1st, 2014 | Last updated: December 1, 2014 at 11:38 am

UF AD Foley Turns Full Attention to Finding Gators Next Football Coach – Will Muschamp’s 2014 season ended with a 6-5 turnout. Now, Jeremy Foley must find his replacement and avoid existing coaches with long-term deals and expensive buyouts. Orlando […]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In The News: Police Kill One, Fire On Unarmed Man, Two Dead In Volusia, Pothole on I-4, BP Oil Spill Indictment in Jacksonville

By on November 26th, 2014 | Last updated: November 26, 2014 at 1:20 pm

Jacksonville Man Killed By Police In Traffic Stop, Unarmed Man Fired Upon By Police – Leonardo Little was killed after fighting with a police officer during a traffic stop for an expired tag on Monday. Brian Dennison, an un-armed man, […]

In the News | Leave a comment

Thank you for your support

WUFT depends on the support of our community — people like you — to help us continue to provide quality programming to North Central Florida.
Become a Sustainer
I want to support FM 89.1/NPR
I want to support Florida's 5/PBS
Donate a Vehicle
Day Sponsorship Payments
Underwriting Payments