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In The News: Lawmakers Face Shutdown Realities, Affordable Care Website Lags, Ocala Regional Medical Center Confronts Challenges, Marion County Veterans Treatment Receives Funds

By on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 1:04 pm

Shutdown: Florida lawmakers feud – Members of Florida’s congressional delegation began the first day of the government shutdown by temporarily laying off their own staffers. While some kept their full staff, others asked to have their annual salary be withheld […]

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Veteran Honor Flights Continue Despite Government Shutdown

By on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 1:18 pm

World War II veterans will get to visit the National World War II Memorial on Saturday despite the government shutdown.

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UF Collegiate Veterans Success Center will open April 2

By on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 1, 2013 at 5:07 pm

The University of Florida’s Collegiate Veterans Success Center will open April 2 with an open house and resource fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The space will be a spot for student veterans to hang out, study and support each other.

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After more than 65 years, a WWII veteran finally receives recognition

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:02 pm

Alachua County resident recognized for WWII Bronze Star.

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On Veterans Day, A Tale of Two Marines

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:39 pm

These are the stories of Duane Dewey, Korean War Veteran and Navy Medal of Honor recipient, and Brian Rory Buesing, a son and Marine killed in action.

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Homeless veterans event sees growth in services, volunteers

By on September 13th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 1:13 pm

In its eleventh year, the Homeless Veterans Stand Down had to add more capacity due to an increase in services and volunteers.

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Submariners and other veterans honored in Ocala

By on July 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:35 pm

Veterans from the first nuclear powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, as well as other veterans from other submarines recently met in Ocala for a dedication ceremony to the men who had served on the historical vessel. Florida’s 89-point-one Liana Charles […]

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Veterans remember their service on the U.S.S. Nautilus

By on July 19th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:37 am

Veterans from the first nuclear powered submarine, the U.S.S. Nautilus, as well as other veterans from other submarines recently met in Ocala for a dedication ceremony to the men who had served on the historical vessel. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Liana Charles […]

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Helping military personnel with epilepsy

By on June 7th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:58 pm

Veterans from all types of wars  suffer from traumatic brain injuries. As WUFT-FMs Liana Charles reports, epilepsy is a growing problem for military members coming home from war.  

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North Florida veterans who survived D-Day remember

By on June 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Sixty eight years ago, on this date, hundreds of thousands of American and allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, as they tried to liberate France and end the threat of Adolf Hitler’s attempt of world domination.  Those who were […]

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