Tag Archives: Obama

In The News: Free Parks Admission Tuesday, Hernando Today Closing Its Doors, Obama Backs Net Neutrality, Group Advocates For Body-Mounted Cameras

By on November 10th, 2014 | Last updated: November 10, 2014 at 4:31 pm

Free admission to state parks offered Tuesday – Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday Florida’s state parks will be admission-free on Tuesday in honor of Veterans Day. More than 170 parks are participating, including veteran memorials like Orman House Historic State Park’s Three [...]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In The News: Congress Stops Payment Cuts For Doctors Serving Medicare Patients, Gas Prices Highest In Florida, Hampton Residents Save City, Local Teacher Runs For Congress, Florida Leads Obamacare Enrollment

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 10:57 am

Congress Passes Bill To Stop Payment Cuts To Medicare Doctors – The bill halts a 24 percent cut in the payments that would have started today. Congress acknowledges that the bill is a temporary, one-year delay and does not solve [...]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

In The News: Soldiers Shave Heads for Cancer, Walmart Cheapens Gainesville Gas, Gov. Scott Proposes Flood Insurance Delay, Teacher Evaluations Made Public

By and on February 25th, 2014 | Last updated: February 25, 2014 at 10:42 am

Soldiers support Florida boy with cancer – all the way from Afghanistan  – A West Palm Beach-based group of soldiers in Afghanistan shaved their heads to support a Mount Plymouth 7-year-old diagnosed with cancer. The men from Florida are a [...]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Obama Should Improve Job Prospects for Floridians, Says NAACP Leader

By and on January 29th, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 9:18 am

Florida NAACP leader Torey Alston, the chair of economic development, hopes President Obama’s leadership will improve home ownership and unemployment prospects for African Americans and Latinos.

Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In The News: Two Arrested from Target Hack, House Candidate Tweets For Obama’s Hanging, Obama’s Former Campaign Manager Joins Charlie Crist

By on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 21, 2014 at 11:41 am

Alex Sink will talk flood insurance today at “high-risk” Pinellas home  – Alex Sink, Democratic candidate for Florida’s Congressional District 13, will discuss reformation plans for the National Flood Insurance Program at 2 p.m. in St. Petersburg. A 2012 act affected [...]

In the News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

In the News: Hospital Shooter, Fla. Sinkhole, Obama’s Healthcare, Fla. Murderer Executed

By on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 7:50 am

Police shoot armed man during arrest at Wisconsin hospital – An armed man was shot and injured by police after he took out a handgun in the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin on Thursday. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke said the [...]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In the News: lead poisoning, Social Security, morning-after pill

By on April 5th, 2013 | Last updated: April 5, 2013 at 2:53 pm

Lead poisoning estimate increases to 1 in 38 children – The high estimate of lead poisoning among children has doubled after the threshold for lead poisoning was lowered last year. Experts suggest a need for testing and prevention. Tampa Bay [...]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In the News: Gov. Scott honors locals, possible parking fee changes, cold weather affects travel, Supreme Court to discuss Proposition 8

By on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 10:48 am

Newberry student honored by Governor Rick Scott – A sixth-grader at Newberry’s Oak View Middle School and a teacher at Gainesville’s Myra Terwilliger Elementary School were honored by Gov. Rick Scott as part of Florida’s Black History Month celebration. Khary [...]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

March 21, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 1:48 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

News in 90 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

In the News: Sushi restaurant opens, bridge mends Everglades, poll shows Crist ahead of Scott, Obama begins visit in Israel

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 10:44 am

Custom sushi restaurant opens in Gainesville – The How Do You Roll? sushi restaurant opened at the Stadium Club located at 1802 W. University Ave. on Wednesday. The restaurant, which features rolls from $3 to $7, lets customers create their own [...]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thank you for your support

WUFT depends on the support of our community — people like you — to help us continue to provide quality programming to North Central Florida.
Become a Sustainer
I want to support FM 89.1/NPR
I want to support Florida's 5/PBS
Donate a Vehicle
Day Sponsorship Payments
Underwriting Payments