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In the News: Shrinking Services, First Lady, Stowaway Cat, Space Shuttle

By on September 18th, 2012 | Last updated: September 25, 2012 at 11:52 am

Stories that WUFT noticed from around the state: Families grapple with shrinking state services offered to ‘medically fragile’ kids – Tampa Bay Times – The U.S. Department of Justice said the state of Florida has reduced home care for children […]

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Romney supporters seen outside Michelle Obama’s UF rally

By on September 17th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:05 pm

While thousands of attendees at Michelle Obama’s O’Connell Center speech lined up on Monday afternoon, a contingent of Mitt Romney supporters stood on the opposite side of Gale Lemerand Drive, holding signs and voicing opposition to the current administration’s policies.

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On the second day, lines still seen for Obama ticket distribution

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

It’s barely been 24 hours since people learned Michelle Obama is coming to the University of Florida and lines for tickets were still packed this morning.

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UFPD prepares for Michelle Obama visit; no parking restrictions expected

By on September 14th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:06 pm

With First Lady Michelle Obama scheduled to speak at the University of Florida on Monday, many people are wondering how the event will affect things on campus. Maj. Brad Barber said there is no parking restrictions that day although traffic will heavier than normal.

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Alachua County Democratic Party preps for Obama visit

By on September 14th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 3:04 pm

Just under 24 hours after the visit by First Lady Michelle Obama was officially announced, WUFT chatted with John Reiskind, chair of the Alachua County Democratic Party, about the significance of Mrs. Obama’s visit to the community and what impacts […]

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