WUFT News http://www.wuft.org/news News and Public Media for North Central Florida from the University of Florida in Gainesville Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:34:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.4 Gainesville’s Jam Set to Close http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/gainesvilles-jam-set-to-close/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/gainesvilles-jam-set-to-close/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:34:56 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=69295 Local bar and music venue The Jam will close its doors this November after lease troubles and other plans for the area.]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/gainesvilles-jam-set-to-close/feed/ 0 UF Homecoming Parade 2014 Brings Music, Floats and Crowds http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/uf-homecoming-parade-2014-brings-music-floats-and-crowds/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/uf-homecoming-parade-2014-brings-music-floats-and-crowds/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:58:32 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=70774 ]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/uf-homecoming-parade-2014-brings-music-floats-and-crowds/feed/ 0 Pizza and Parrot Lovers Come Together http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/local-organization-unites-parrot-lovers-and-birds-seeking-a-home/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/local-organization-unites-parrot-lovers-and-birds-seeking-a-home/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:55:20 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=68979 Parrots and Pizza, a local group that meets monthly at Napolatano's Restaurant in Gainesville, works closely with the Open Wings Rescue and Sanctuary in a joint effort to get attendees of the event to adopt parrots in need of new homes.]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/local-organization-unites-parrot-lovers-and-birds-seeking-a-home/feed/ 0 Santa Fe Apes Get a New Home http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/santa-fe-apes-get-a-new-home/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/santa-fe-apes-get-a-new-home/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:42:30 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=70453 Two-year-old Rainer received her first extreme home makeover, with renovations costing $350,000. Her new space is 70 feet in length, complete with rope courses, trees and tunnels. ]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/santa-fe-apes-get-a-new-home/feed/ 0 Gainesville Hires Third Party for GRU Audit, Examines GREC Contract http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/gainesville-hires-third-party-for-gru-audit-examines-grec-contract/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/gainesville-hires-third-party-for-gru-audit-examines-grec-contract/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:15:52 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=70590 Gainesville Regional Utilities will be audited by a third party to investigate a 30-year contract between the company and the owners of a biomass plant. ]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/17/gainesville-hires-third-party-for-gru-audit-examines-grec-contract/feed/ 0 Marion County Teenager Arrested After Shooting Two Men http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/marion-county-teenager-arrested-after-shooting-two-men/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/marion-county-teenager-arrested-after-shooting-two-men/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:45:14 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=70544 http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/marion-county-teenager-arrested-after-shooting-two-men/feed/ 0 Oct. 16, 2014: Afternoon News in 90 http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/oct-16-2014-afternoon-news-in-90/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/oct-16-2014-afternoon-news-in-90/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:58:20 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=70540 http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/oct-16-2014-afternoon-news-in-90/feed/ 0 Two Organizations Team Up For Second Time On Smokey Bear Park Developement http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/two-organizations-team-up-for-second-time-on-smokey-bear-park-developement/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/two-organizations-team-up-for-second-time-on-smokey-bear-park-developement/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:36:36 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=70458 http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/two-organizations-team-up-for-second-time-on-smokey-bear-park-developement/feed/ 0 Grace Marketplace Worried About Spread Of Illness On Site http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/grace-marketplace-worried-about-spread-of-illness-on-site/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/grace-marketplace-worried-about-spread-of-illness-on-site/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:09:53 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=70369 A resident of local homeless shelter Grace Marketplace diagnosed with scabies is causing concern about disease transmission and control. Grace Marketplace are concerned about a potential outbreak of an airborne disease.]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/grace-marketplace-worried-about-spread-of-illness-on-site/feed/ 0 Local Student Develops Epilepsy App, Wins $75,000 http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/from-science-fair-project-into-award-winning-health-app/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/from-science-fair-project-into-award-winning-health-app/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:00:51 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=68881 http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/10/16/from-science-fair-project-into-award-winning-health-app/feed/ 2