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 [...]
By WUFT News on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:14 pm
A study by University of Vermont researchers looking at sentiment analysis of tweets, named Gainesville the 242nd happiest city in the nation. Some local experts say that the study may under-represent the happiness of residents.
By Dana Edwards on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 25, 2013 at 8:14 pm
Growers to receive cost-share funds for water quality and quantity improvements in the Santa Fe River Basin – Several agriculture producers in the Santa Fe River Basin are approved to receive $193,750 in cost-share funds to conserve water and protect [...]
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Florida lawmakers are looking to kill the state’s reputation as the country’s most corrupt. Officials sent out surveys to the state’s counties and localities, asking for suggestions or constructive criticism.
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By Paige Parrinelli 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 [...]
The Salvation Army has deployed seven mobile kitchens to communities flooded by Tropical Storm Debby. Disaster teams from Clay, Marion, Alachua and Citrus Counties as well as Jacksonville and Tallahassee among others are being assembled to begin helping residents affected [...]
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