Tag Archives: White House

In The News: Fla. Gov. Race Adds Libertarian Candidate, New Tolls Planned For Multiple Cities, Troubled Veteran Intrudes White House

By on September 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: September 22, 2014 at 3:02 pm

More voters turn to first Libertarian candidate for governor – Polls show Adrian Wyllie with 5 percent of the vote, a Florida record. Though it is a small portion, Wyllie is gaining support among frustrated voters. St. Peters Blog Additional […]

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In the News: high local STD rate, state seeks $6 billion from BP, AP’s twitter hacked, U.S. revises sexual assault case procedures

By 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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Mar. 19, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 12:34 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Gainesville city elections are today, Sears Holdings Corp. to establish “Center of Excellence” in Gainesville, Ross Allen Island closed, Pope Francis officially began his papacy, annual White House Easter Egg Roll may be canceled

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White House’s sequester plan would affect budgets of Alachua County programs

By on February 28th, 2013 | Last updated: February 28, 2013 at 4:27 pm

The White House’s newly released sequester, or governmental budget cuts plan, will affect Alachua County and Florida programs.

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In the News: Pope Benedict, Miami-Dade shooting, Girl missing, Sequester effects

By on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 12:51 pm

Eighth-grade girl, 14-year-old BreeAnn Allyson Brooks, reported missing – BreeAnn Allyson Brooks, 14, was reported missing. Her family said she hasn’t been seen since 10:45 p.m. Sunday. The Gainesville Police Department considers Brooks a habitual runaway and has notified area law […]

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New interactive discussion to follow State of the Union address

By and on February 12th, 2013 | Last updated: February 15, 2013 at 10:23 pm

The speech will not only be broadcast on TV, but also on the White House website, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Hulu and Ustream.

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Michelle Obama to visit Gainesville on Monday — details confirmed

By and on September 13th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 2:38 pm

Updated 3:10 p.m. Obama for America has confirmed that First Lady Michelle Obama will be speaking at the O’Connell Center Monday at 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, however tickets are required due to the limited space.

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Race for the White House takes a new turn

By on August 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:06 pm

Over the weekend, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced his running mate: Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo spoke with University of South Florida political science professor, Susan McManus, about the new candidate for vice president and what it means for […]

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