By Kelly Audette on December 11th, 2014 | Last updated: December 11, 2014 at 6:13 pm
Gainesville Mayor Ed Braddy entered a heated debate over Northwest 8th Avenue with unhappy community members on Twitter.
By Kaitlyn Pearson on December 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: December 3, 2014 at 4:08 pm
UF received low level shooting threats from 15 separate Twitter accounts Tuesday night. The FBI and UFPD are currently investigating the author of the tweets. The University of Louisville received a similar threat on Monday.
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By WUFT News on May 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: May 2, 2013 at 2:29 pm
From giant snails to lionfish, Florida has become home to a variety of invasive species in recent years.
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By Jewel Midelis on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 11:53 am
Alachua County carries high STD rate in the state – The Florida Department of Health released data revealing that Alachua County residents have the fourth highest rate of sexually transmitted diseases in Florida. The Independent Florida Alligator Florida Attorney General seeks nearly […]
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By Wade Millward on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 4:02 pm
A video bringing together the top local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: ATM scam, baseball card theft, Burger King Twitter back to normal, washing machine rescue, Student Government elections.
The speech will not only be broadcast on TV, but also on the White House website, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Hulu and Ustream.
By Wade Millward on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 10, 2013 at 8:05 pm
According to a Florida Highway Patrol spokesman, there will be no vehicle checkpoints in West Central Florida this month.
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By Sami Main on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 4, 2012 at 2:10 pm
Pope Benedict XVI is now on Twitter and will begin to post on Dec. 12.
By Mina Radman on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 10:38 am
Gov. Rick Scott headed to Colombia with huge delegation to promote Florida business – Gov. Rick Scott heads to Colombia today to drum up business with Florida’s second-largest trading partner, his seventh overseas trip since taking office. The Tampa Bay […]
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By Shane Chernoff on November 7th, 2012 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:06 pm
The media frenzy during Election Night could be seen and heard throughout the country thanks to social media sites and around-the-clock election coverage on TV. The result: praise for television networks and 20 million tweets about Election Day 2012, making it the most-tweeted event in U.S. political history.