By Emily Buchanan on April 30th, 2014 | Last updated: April 30, 2014 at 12:55 pm
Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for 26 counties, including Alachua County Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service has issued flood or flash flood warnings in several counties throughout North Central Florida.
By Maria Llorens on April 28th, 2014 | Last updated: April 28, 2014 at 3:55 pm
Students would have to bus an extra 14 miles should Westside Elementary close.
By Cyanne Dunn on April 25th, 2014 | Last updated: April 25, 2014 at 4:43 pm
The Wells Fargo Bank on Newberry Road near the Oaks Mall was robbed Friday afternoon by an unknown white male.
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By Taylor Frazier on April 24th, 2014 | Last updated: April 29, 2014 at 10:28 am
Clay County School District recently implemented iPad technology into its curriculum as part of a district-wide initiative to improve attendance and behavior.
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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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By Perri Konecky on April 14th, 2014 | Last updated: April 14, 2014 at 10:46 pm
Suwannee County School District has the highest number of corporal punishment incidents in Florida for the 2011-12 school year. Founder of Floridians Against Corporal Punishment in Public School has made Suwannee County the next goal of his civil rights campaign.
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By Taylor Gaines on April 14th, 2014 | Last updated: April 14, 2014 at 10:09 am
Suspected white supremacist held in Kansas Jewish center shootings – Three people were killed on Sunday after a 73-year-old white supremacist opened fire on two Jewish community facilities. The suspect was seen shouting “Heil Hitler” on camera upon his arrest. […]
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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 Claudia Marina on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 12:21 am
Buchholz High School students are helping prepare tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.