Tag Archives: Tallahassee

UF And FSU Students React To Tallahassee Campus Shooting

By 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.

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New Digital Map Launched to Decrease Hunger In Florida

By 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.

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Quincy friends arrested after bottle, knife fight at Gainesville Holiday Inn

By and on January 11th, 2014 | Last updated: January 11, 2014 at 4:12 pm

Two Quincy friends were arrested in Gainesville after a fight involving a knife in a Holiday Inn.

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In The News: Three Gainesville TV Stations Bought Out, Florida Gas Prices Drop, Diana Nyad Goes to NYC, Program Continues Running After Gov. Shutdown

By 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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In the News: Jason Collins gay, Court appearance for Ricin suspect, Ohio student attempts suicide in class, Anthrax scare in Tallahassee

By on April 29th, 2013 | Last updated: April 30, 2013 at 1:02 pm

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 [...]

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Study ranks Gainesville 242nd happiest city in U.S. through tweets

By 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.

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In the News: Santa Fe River water quality funds, City forum, Eastside controversial video, Tallahassee Oscar nominee

By 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 move to tackle ethics issues

By and on November 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 2:49 pm

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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In the News: Shrinking Services, First Lady, Stowaway Cat, Space Shuttle

By 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 [...]

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Salvation Army sends out help to flood victims

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:52 am

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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