WUFT News http://www.wuft.org/news News and Public Media for North Central Florida from the University of Florida in Gainesville Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:30:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Two Years After Grant Ends, Alachua County Schools See Little Improvement http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/18/two-years-after-grant-ends-alachua-county-schools-see-little-improvement/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/18/two-years-after-grant-ends-alachua-county-schools-see-little-improvement/#comments Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:30:43 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=85267 Alachua County schools received a $2 million grant five years ago. Three of the schools that benefited greatly from the money haven't seen much improvement in their school grades. ]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/18/two-years-after-grant-ends-alachua-county-schools-see-little-improvement/feed/ 0 Vietnam War Veteran Rejects Violence, Embraces Peace http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/17/vietnam-war-veteran-rejects-violence-embraces-peace/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/17/vietnam-war-veteran-rejects-violence-embraces-peace/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:52:16 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=85391 Vietnam War veteran Scott Camil once believed the war to be right and honorable. Now, Camil is the founder of Gainesville Veterans for Peace, an organization that partners with other organizations around the area to promote peace. ]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/17/vietnam-war-veteran-rejects-violence-embraces-peace/feed/ 0 April 17, 2015: Afternoon News In 90 http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/17/april-17-2015-afternoon-news-in-90/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/17/april-17-2015-afternoon-news-in-90/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:08:37 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=85937 http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/17/april-17-2015-afternoon-news-in-90/feed/ 0 April 17, 2015: Morning News In 90 http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/17/april-17-2015-morning-news-in-90/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/17/april-17-2015-morning-news-in-90/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:49:15 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=85888 http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/17/april-17-2015-morning-news-in-90/feed/ 1 Suwannee Lake Renovations Still Progressing http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/17/suwannee-lake-renovations-still-progressing/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/17/suwannee-lake-renovations-still-progressing/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:30:43 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=85233 Almost two years after the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission closed Suwannee Lake to the public for renovations, some of the changes are now visible. For almost 50 years, the lake has provided a natural habitat for wildlife in […]]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/17/suwannee-lake-renovations-still-progressing/feed/ 0 Undercover Program Targets Underage Sales Of Alcohol http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/undercover-program-targets-underage-sales-of-alcohol/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/undercover-program-targets-underage-sales-of-alcohol/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:22:59 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=84921 The Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco has a program where students go undercover to curb businesses selling alcohol to minors. Some feel that this program is ineffective at catching people who regularly sell to minors. ]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/undercover-program-targets-underage-sales-of-alcohol/feed/ 0 New Program Hopes To Bring Nutritional Education To Elementary Schools http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/new-program-hopes-to-bring-nutritional-education-to-elementary-schools/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/new-program-hopes-to-bring-nutritional-education-to-elementary-schools/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:15:49 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=83484 Stephen Foster Elementary School is the first elementary school to participate in Kids in the Kitchen, a program that teaches students about nutritional food options and food preparation. The program was started by Pamela McMahon, Ph.D., a retired University of Florida faculty member and registered dietician.]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/new-program-hopes-to-bring-nutritional-education-to-elementary-schools/feed/ 0 April 16, 2015: Afternoon News In 90 http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/april-16-2015-afternoon-news-in-90/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/april-16-2015-afternoon-news-in-90/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:33:01 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=85794 http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/april-16-2015-afternoon-news-in-90/feed/ 0 Experts Caution Against Bear Hunting in Alachua County http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/experts-caution-against-bear-hunting-in-alachua-county/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/experts-caution-against-bear-hunting-in-alachua-county/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:15:52 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=85655 The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission met yesterday to review a proposal which would allow bear hunting on specific areas throughout Florida. Wildlife groups question if hunting is the solution to an increasing number of bear encounters.]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/experts-caution-against-bear-hunting-in-alachua-county/feed/ 1 GPD and UF Report Prowling And Exposure Incident http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/gpd-and-uf-report-prowling-and-exposure-incident/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/gpd-and-uf-report-prowling-and-exposure-incident/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:50:06 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=85791 http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/04/16/gpd-and-uf-report-prowling-and-exposure-incident/feed/ 0