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By Allison Stendardo on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 1:59 pm
According to the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ Center for Public Issues Education (PIE) website, many Floridians are willing to do their part in conserving water.
By Alexandrea DaCosta on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 12:43 pm
A new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) by the FDA may pose a challenge to farmers who are using an alternative fertilizer.
By Photo Staff on April 15th, 2014 | Last updated: April 15, 2014 at 1:55 pm
Swallowtail Farm held its 5th annual country fair at its farm just north of Alachua on Saturday.
By Sean Stewart-Muniz on April 11th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 11:28 am
Gainesville-based Kinwa Inc.’s Bubble app is one of four final contestants in the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention’s $50,000 contest.
By Logan Ladnyk on March 31st, 2014 | Last updated: March 31, 2014 at 2:46 pm
A 55-acre property in Alachua, Fla., was at the center of a recent code violation. During the weekend of March 15 and 16, more than 15 trees were cut down on the property without a permit, and the city of Alachua [...]
John Raymond Henry’s “Big Max” is joining “Alachua” on the University of Florida campus.
By Dana Edwards on February 5th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 3:36 pm
Local research company Banyan Biomarkers Inc. received a $300,000 grant in January that will go toward continuing studies on protein testing after head injuries. Researchers say the technology will benefit people with a high risk of frequent head trauma, such as athletes and military personnel.
By Bethany Curl on January 27th, 2014 | Last updated: January 30, 2014 at 10:54 am
Students in Florida public schools will take the FCAT this spring despite earlier plans to phase out that test in favor of one that measures the new Common Core curriculum, which some districts have already implemented.
By Michael Pappa Jr. and Ethan Magoc on December 20th, 2013 | Last updated: December 20, 2013 at 11:36 am
Of 24 towns contacted in North Central Florida, 18 sent their mayor’s emails free of charge to WUFT. The others posed fees, lack of archived emails and other problems when confronted with a request for the public records.
By Zak Dahlheimer on November 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 8:58 am
WUFT News measured this past month the noise in areas near Gainesville Renewable Energy Center’s biomass plant, which some locals said disrupts their daily lives.