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 […]
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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