WUFT News http://www.wuft.org/news News and Public Media for North Central Florida from the University of Florida in Gainesville Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:42:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.4 Labor Daze Fest Provides Venue for Music and Politics http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/09/01/labor-daze-fest-provides-venue-for-music-and-politics/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/09/01/labor-daze-fest-provides-venue-for-music-and-politics/#comments Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:06:01 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=65918 Gainesville's annual Labor Day event, Labor Daze Fest, attracted visitors for fun as well as for political conversation. Minimum wage and labor unions were among the topics some attendees hoped to hear more about. ]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/09/01/labor-daze-fest-provides-venue-for-music-and-politics/feed/ 0 Spoof Website Turns Attention to Williston Police Department http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/09/01/spoof-website-turns-attention-to-williston-police-department/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/09/01/spoof-website-turns-attention-to-williston-police-department/#comments Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:13:14 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=65908 National Report, a satirical news website, drew attention to the Williston Police Department after publishing an article about a deal made with Walmart to supply the town with a new, privatized police force. Williston PD pointed out the satirical nature of the story on Facebook. ]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/09/01/spoof-website-turns-attention-to-williston-police-department/feed/ 0 GALLERY: Groundskeeping for the Gators http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/09/01/gallery-groundskeeping-for-the-gators/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/09/01/gallery-groundskeeping-for-the-gators/#comments Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:21:58 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=65898 ]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/09/01/gallery-groundskeeping-for-the-gators/feed/ 0 Alachua County Sheriff’s Office To Supervise Waldo After Ticketing Charges http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/30/alachua-county-sheriffs-office-to-supervise-waldo-after-ticketing-charges/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/30/alachua-county-sheriffs-office-to-supervise-waldo-after-ticketing-charges/#comments Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:59:12 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=65844 http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/30/alachua-county-sheriffs-office-to-supervise-waldo-after-ticketing-charges/feed/ 0 Risque Photo of University of Florida Sorority Makes Rounds on Twitter http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/29/risque-photo-of-university-of-florida-sorority-makes-rounds-on-twitter/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/29/risque-photo-of-university-of-florida-sorority-makes-rounds-on-twitter/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:50:53 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=65858 A risqué picture attributed as picturing some members of the University of Florida Alpha Omicron Pi sorority surfaced on Twitter this week. UF officials have not confirmed the image pictures members of the sorority, but they believe it does.]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/29/risque-photo-of-university-of-florida-sorority-makes-rounds-on-twitter/feed/ 16 University of Florida President Delivers State of the University Address http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/28/university-of-florida-president-delivers-state-of-the-university-address/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/28/university-of-florida-president-delivers-state-of-the-university-address/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:47:03 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=65840 http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/28/university-of-florida-president-delivers-state-of-the-university-address/feed/ 1 Sketch Released of Suspected Villages Bank Robber http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/27/sketch-released-of-suspected-villages-bank-robber/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/27/sketch-released-of-suspected-villages-bank-robber/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:22:20 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=65816 Marion County Sheriff’s Office has released a first sketch of a man suspected of robbing Citizens First Bank in The Villages on Aug. 13.]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/27/sketch-released-of-suspected-villages-bank-robber/feed/ 1 Former Waldo Police Chief Accused of Unlawful Ticket Quota http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/27/former-waldo-police-chief-accused-of-unlawful-ticket-quota/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/27/former-waldo-police-chief-accused-of-unlawful-ticket-quota/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:14:24 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=65819 Former Waldo Police Chief Mike Szabo and current Cpl. Kenneth Smith have been accused of misrepresentation, fraud and enforcing unlawful ticketing quotas among other allegations made by current Waldo police officers.]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/27/former-waldo-police-chief-accused-of-unlawful-ticket-quota/feed/ 1 Elderly Man Attacked After Denying Assailant Permission to Marry http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/27/elderly-man-attacked-after-denying-assailant-permission-to-marry/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/27/elderly-man-attacked-after-denying-assailant-permission-to-marry/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:51:00 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=65803 A Marion County man was arrested Monday after he beat a 72-year-old man. Authorities said James Kane attacked the victim after he denied Kane permission to marry his girlfriend. ]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/27/elderly-man-attacked-after-denying-assailant-permission-to-marry/feed/ 1 Yoho Takes GOP Primary Over Rush; Alachua Voting Results http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/26/yoho-claims-congressional-seat-alachua-primary-results/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/26/yoho-claims-congressional-seat-alachua-primary-results/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:16:04 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=65786 Congressman Ted Yoho claimed his seat in the August primary on Tuesday amid delay in voting results. Alachua County tallied up the votes in its primary elections, naming Lee Pinkoson, Ken Cornell and Gunnar Paulson among the winners. ]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2014/08/26/yoho-claims-congressional-seat-alachua-primary-results/feed/ 0