By WUFT News on March 19th, 2015 | Last updated: March 19, 2015 at 5:36 pm
Florida inmates serving life sentences for crimes they committed as juveniles should be resentenced under guidelines that went into effect last year, the Florida Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday.
By WUFT News on March 2nd, 2015 | Last updated: March 2, 2015 at 1:02 pm
The coming Florida session in state politics will have several lawmakers take stances on drug policies. Proposals altering the state’s policy for tobacco, marijuana and alcohol will be under review.
By Katie Campbell on February 18th, 2015 | Last updated: February 18, 2015 at 5:24 pm
Environmental groups across the state sent supporters to the capital on Wednesday to discuss the allocation of funds set aside by Amendment 1, the Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative. The Florida legislative session will begin in March, and the bill will take effect on July 1.
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By Graham Hack on February 10th, 2015 | Last updated: February 10, 2015 at 10:39 am
Gainesville City Commission candidates talk transportation issues – Gainesville Citizens for Active Transportation held a forum Monday evening for Gainesville City Commission candidates to discuss transportation issues and solutions. The Gainesville Sun Bundl launches groundbreaking political contribution app with a […]
By Ryan Jones on December 1st, 2014 | Last updated: December 1, 2014 at 10:21 am
The Florida State Seminoles defeated the University of Florida Gators 24-19 at Doak Campbell Stadium Saturday, November 29, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida.
By Leah Harding on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 11:34 am
University of Florida and Florida State University students react to FSU’s campus shooting, reaching out through social media as hundreds gathered on campus in Tallahassee to hold vigils.
By Billy Jean Louis on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 3:14 pm
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is fighting to decrease hunger and sustain the health of Florida residents. The FDACS has created a new digital map to help locate and determine which areas of Florida have the least amount of access to food and resources.
Two Quincy friends were arrested in Gainesville after a fight involving a knife in a Holiday Inn.
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By Ben Baumer on October 8th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 1:19 pm
$10 million donation to Benefit Head Start – The National Head Start Association has received a $10 million donation to help keep the program running during the federal government shutdown. Head Start programs, which focus on early education for low-income […]
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NBA center Jason Collins comes out: ‘I’m black. And I’m gay’ – Jason Collins, a journeyman free agent basketball player who most recently played center for the Washington Wizards, came out as gay in a Sports Illustrated article. This announcement […]