A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
By Bianca Ventura on February 28th, 2013 | Last updated: February 28, 2013 at 7:30 pm
At 2 p.m. EST (8 p.m. in Rome), Pope Benedict XVI officially ended his papacy, becoming the first pope in 600 years to resign. WUFT’s Bianca Ventura spoke with local Catholics for their thoughts.
By Bridget Grogan on February 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:33 am
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: sequester cuts, clothing for veterans, bullied autistic teen, Syrian opposition, Pope Benedict XVI.
By Jewel Midelis on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: February 27, 2013 at 12:26 pm
Maya Angelou will speak Wednesday – Maya Angelou will talk to students and local residents Wednesday night at the Phillips Center for Performing Arts. The free event is sponsored by Accent Speaker’s Bureau, Black History Month and Women’s History Month. [...]
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By Bridget Grogan on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:42 am
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: pothole repair, airport renovation, women attacked, Iran nuclear program, Pope Benedict XVI.
By Alyssa Hayden on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:40 am
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: GED testing, Trayvon Martin, spending cuts, Gaza rocket, Pope Benedict XVI.
By Kristen Morrell on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 12:51 pm
Eighth-grade girl, 14-year-old BreeAnn Allyson Brooks, reported missing – BreeAnn Allyson Brooks, 14, was reported missing. Her family said she hasn’t been seen since 10:45 p.m. Sunday. The Gainesville Police Department considers Brooks a habitual runaway and has notified area law [...]
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The bizarre stories of the four other popes to have resigned in the last 1,000 years – On Feb. 28, Pope Benedict XVI will be the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years. Only four other popes have resigned [...]
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While speaking to the College of Cardinals the morning of Feb. 11, Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation, citing health reasons that limit his abilities.
By Dana Edwards on February 11th, 2013 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 9:29 am
With millions at stake, tutoring lobby goes into action – Every year for nearly a decade, private tutoring companies have made millions in Florida because the federal government required school districts to hire them. That was in danger of changing [...]
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