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By WUFT News on April 8th, 2013 | Last updated: April 8, 2013 at 3:54 pm
With a week remaining until the runoff election and early voting underway, Gainesville’s two remaining mayoral candidates – incumbent Craig Lowe and challenger Ed Braddy – both spoke with WUFT on Monday.
By WUFT News on April 7th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 1:43 pm
Thousands strolled the streets of downtown Gainesville Saturday and Sunday to peruse and purchase works of art in the 44th annual Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival.
By Karly Kehres on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 9:18 am
Gainesville Regional Utilities customers have received phone calls from scammers who may have claimed to be GRU representatives demanding payment and threatening to suspend service.
By Shaneece Dixon on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 2:44 pm
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By Emily Burris on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 10:16 am
Several chilly nights across North Central Florida have come as a surprise for late March. At the St. Francis House in Gainesville, staff and volunteers are working to ensure that those who can’t always get out of the cold have a place to go.
By Jessica Kegu on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 11:31 am
Monday the Senate gaming committee voted unanimously in support of a bill that would put an outright ban on such cafes. For Internet cafes around Gainesville, on Tuesday it was business as usual.
By Samantha Shavell on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 5:06 pm
An organization that supports brain research has dubbed this week Brain Awareness Week. There will be activities each weekday afternoon on the University of Florida campus put on by the UF Neuroscience Club.
By Alli Langley on March 8th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:29 pm
As one of the six candidates for Gainesville mayor, Ed Braddy said he is running “a pocketbook campaign” focused on bringing fiscal discipline to the city’s budget.
By Alli Langley on March 8th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 5:11 pm
As the only candidate for Gainesville mayor who has lived in the city all his life, Scherwin Henry said he has a different perspective than the other five men running for the spot.
By Shaneece Dixon on March 8th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:17 pm
Several candidates for mayor, such as incumbent Craig Lowe and former city commissioner Ed Braddy already have thousands of dollars in campaign support and years of experience in the political spectrum. Donald Shepherd Sr., though, is foraging ahead alone without much cash and merely a dogged presence.