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By Samantha Dean on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 3:44 pm
Ocala firefighters responded to a vehicle fire Wednesday afternoon. The fire destroyed the vehicle and halted rush hour traffic.
By Michal Higdon on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 1:14 pm
Palace Entertainment announced Wednesday that Florida’s oldest theme park, Silver Springs, in Ocala, will be absorbed into the state park system. The animal exhibits and some amusement rides may be eliminated.
By Forrest Smith on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: November 2, 2012 at 6:09 pm
Ocala firefighters rescued five victims of carbon monoxide poisoning from a home at 1008 NE 17th Ave. Thursday morning.
By Wade Millward on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 4:35 pm
Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan competed with hot weather and a heated crowd of his opponents’ supporters at a campaign event in Ocala today. The Republican congressman from Wisconsin answered North Central Florida residents’ questions in a town hall style campaign event. The event was held in the Ocala Downtown Square, where the temperature hovered around 87 degrees.
By Brianna Donet on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:39 pm
Marion County schools are heeding the advice of Arne Duncan, U.S. education secretary, by slowly moving away from printed textbooks toward digital versions.
By Forrest Smith on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 3:12 pm
A 22-year-old Marion County man accused of the shooting deaths of his grandmother and great-grandmother is behind bars.
By Front Page Edition on July 19th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 1:43 pm
By Liana Charles – WUFT-FM Veterans from the first nuclear powered submarine, the U.S.S. Nautilus, as well as other veterans from other submarines recently met in Ocala for a dedication ceremony to the men who had served on the historical [...]
By WUFT News on June 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm
Due potential flooding from Tropical Storm Debby the City of Gainesville the Public Works Department is offering sandbags to city residents at the 405 Northwest 39th Avenue facility. The pre-made sandbags are available today until 6 p.m. and will continue [...]
By Front Page Edition on April 25th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 11:18 am
By Chip Skambis- WUFT-FM The City of Ocala is starting a new campaign to unify where people can look for information about downtown events. Graffito Advertising & Marketing Incorporated is in charge of the campaign. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with [...]