Tag Archives: alcohol

Florida’s Alcohol Sale Laws Remain A Widely-Varying Patchwork

By on August 25th, 2013 | Last updated: August 24, 2013 at 11:57 am

Only three Florida counties remain dry for liquor sales, including Lafayette County, which struggles to retain business. Suwannee County went wet in 2011, though some of its towns did not follow.

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In the News: pope resigns, Hadiya Pendleton murder charges, courthouse shooting, Westminster Dog Show, hangover cure

By on February 11th, 2013 | Last updated: February 12, 2013 at 3:17 pm

The bizarre stories of the four other popes to have resigned in the last 1,000 years – On Feb. 28, Pope Benedict XVI will be the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years. Only four other popes have resigned [...]

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In the News: UT Bomb Scare; Disney Booze; Millionaire Prisoner; Fake Drugs; and Anti-Anti Discrimination

By on September 14th, 2012 | Last updated: September 25, 2012 at 11:56 am

Stories WUFT News staff noticed from around the state and nation: UT President: ‘Thank you all for your patience. We’re safe.’ | The Blotter – University of Texas students and faculty received an “all clear” from police and university officials Friday afternoon [...]

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Study finds alcohol is the new “gateway drug”

By on July 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:11 pm

A new University of Florida study released this week says alcohol — not marijuana — should be considered the gateway drug that can lead teens to greater drug use. UF researchers found that, of a representative sample, 72% of teens [...]

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Summer can be bad time for teens

By on July 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm

More teenagers start drinking and smoking cigarettes and marijuana in June and July than in any other months, U.S. health officials say. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on what factors lead to alcohol and drug use in teens over [...]

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Alachua talks about its alcohol sale policy

By on June 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:08 pm

A final reading for an ordinance to change selling times of alcohol on Sundays in the city of Alachua is scheduled for the end of this month. Florida’s 89 point 1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo spoke with Adam Buchari  assistant to [...]

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