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By Paul David Mate and Stephanie Denardo on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 11, 2014 at 7:24 am
The new upgrades in equipment at the North Central Florida YMCA are not only arousing excitement for members, but it is also a crucial part of many changes that the gym is undergoing.
By Perri Konecky on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 11, 2014 at 7:18 am
The center will be located at the former Gainesville Correctional Institute.
By Paul David Mate on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 11, 2014 at 7:15 am
A skateboarder is currently in critical condition at UF Health after being hit by a car, and officials discuss ways to prevent such accidents from occurring again.
By Paul David Mate on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 10, 2014 at 11:09 am
Elections for the City of Gainesville are coming up next month, and Monday is the last opportunity for local residents to register to vote.
By Megan Reeves on February 6th, 2014 | Last updated: February 7, 2014 at 9:47 am
Fifth-grade student is giving back by collecting shoes for people in South America and Africa.
By Leah Harding on February 5th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 9:47 pm
WUFT News spoke with Patrick Sessions, father of the 20-year-old UF student who disappeared nearly 25 years ago. Police officials are expected to announce a new suspect in the case.
By WUFT News on February 5th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 12:49 pm
GRU and area agencies are discontinuing the special hotline for complaints about noise from the biomass plant.
By Angela Skane on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 5, 2014 at 8:54 am
Lauren Ogburn has been perfecting her autograph since she was 15. She’ll be able to put it to use soon though — because she’s going to Hollywood. Ogburn, 19, from Lake City, auditioned for season 13 of “American Idol” on [...]
By Taylor Gaines on February 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 3:51 pm
The Marion County commission will hear from a task force on tethering dogs, which will recommend prohibiting 24/7 and vacant lot tethering. The Marion County Human Society, heading up the effort, is targeting neglectful dog owners who leave their pets tied up outside for long periods of time.
By Marisa Ross on January 31st, 2014 | Last updated: February 1, 2014 at 7:57 pm
Charles Hahn, executive chef at Vellos Brickstreet Grill, is among 20 international chefs selected to participate in the World Gourmet Society Festival. From Jan. 20 through Feb. 20, there is a special menu offered at the restaurant.