By Claudia Marina on April 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 23, 2014 at 9:49 am
House, Senate settle on $47 million in new money for child welfare – Budget negotiators in Tallahassee approved $47.8 million for child welfare that will go toward the planned $75 million budget. Gov. Rick Scott received about $21 million of [...]
By Taylor Frazier on April 21st, 2014 | Last updated: April 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm
Putnam County’s only public transportation system is in danger. Putnam County officials are fighting to save the bus service that provides much-needed rides to doctor’s offices, grocery stores and more.
By Claudia Marina on April 21st, 2014 | Last updated: April 21, 2014 at 10:40 am
4 years later, thousands await BP payouts – Since the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, thousands of Gulf Coast businesses and individuals have filed claims in Florida and are still waiting on reimbursement. Out of the 55,000 claims filed in [...]
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By WUFT Staff on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 22, 2014 at 11:43 am
Cody Eugene Wygant has confessed to suffocating the 16-month-old, whose crying was distracting him from playing.
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Eight months after Gainesville’s City Commission purchased a chunk of land home to three businesses, the localities are discussing their impending move.
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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.
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By Maria Llorens on April 5th, 2014 | Last updated: April 5, 2014 at 4:06 pm
The school is one of nine nationally accredited direct-entry midwifery schools in the country.
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Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, recognized for bringing transparency to Florida politics, died Thursday morning.
By Kathryn Varn on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 4, 2014 at 3:20 pm
Florida’s new lieutenant governor has officially taken office after he was sworn in Monday morning. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, formerly the Miami-Dade County property appraiser, started the job almost a year after Jennifer Carroll resigned following an Internet gambling controversy. He is the [...]
By Claudia Marina on February 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 10:07 am
Universal, Disney report 4th-quarter ride injuries – Universal Orlando reported three cases of people injured or becoming ill while riding Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey. Walt Disney World reported five injuries – three at the Magic Kingdom. This is [...]