• Live Blog: UF Prepares for Richard Spencer

    National Policy Institute's Richard Spencer is scheduled to speak at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Florida campus on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Governor Scott has declared a state of emergency for Alachua County in anticipation of the event. ...

  • Broadcast Bits: Episode 9

    Broadcast television mega mergers have paved the way for a few enormous corporations to dominate the local television landscape. A handful of corporations control a majority of local television news outlets in America. ...

  • UF Greek Life Responds To Richard Spencer

    Sororities and fraternities at the University of Florida are taking measures to prepare for the Thursday event on campus and combat hate speech. ...

  • Protesters Demand Change Ahead Of Spencer Visit

    Protesters with the group "No Nazis At UF " are demanding that university officials change the banned items list for Richard Spencer’s event Thursday. ...

  • Local Religious Leaders Combat Hate With Hope

    The Alachua County Faith Leaders Alliance gathered on Monday afternoon to a delivered remarks praising inclusivity, diversity and acceptance. ...

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Broadcast Bits: Episode 9

Broadcast television mega mergers have paved the way for a few enormous corporations to dominate the local television landscape. A handful of corporations control a majority of local television news outlets in America.

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Broadcast Bits: Episode 9

Broadcast television mega mergers have paved the way for a few enormous corporations to dominate the local television landscape. A handful of corporations control a majority of local television news outlets in America.

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Broadcast Bits: Episode 9

Broadcast television mega mergers have paved the way for a few enormous corporations to dominate the local television landscape. A handful of corporations control a majority of local television news outlets in America.

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Small Town Of Archer Transcends Political Divides

Since 1996, the Democratic nominee for president has won Archer’s precinct each time, usually by a slim margin. In 2016, the two major candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, were only separated by 3.81 percentage points, with the Democratic nominee coming out on top by only 80 votes. However, according to Archer’s citizens, these political differences don’t divide them.

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Oct. 13, 2017: Afternoon News in 90

Concertgoers in Jacksonville were fearful when the fire alarm sounded in the middle of the show. That and more in 90 seconds. Afternoon News in 90, October 13, 2017/WUFT News -- News from North Central Florida's public media stations on http://WUFT.org , 89.1 FM & Florida's 5. Follow WUFT News for more updates: http://www.wuft.org/news/ https://twitter.com/WUFTNews https://www.facebook.com/wuftnews/ https://instagram.com/wuftnews/

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Fire Departments In Alachua County Dealing With Increasing Turnover Rates Due To Lower Salaries

A dual firefighter and emergency medical technician working at the High Springs Fire Department earns an average of $29,704 annually. The same position at Alachua County Fire Rescue equates to $33,357 per year. The salary for the same position at a South Florida town of Boca Raton is $47, 448 per year. “The turnover rate is high for us, compared to what we’ve been at in previous years,” said Harold Pheus, deputy chief of Alachua County Fire Rescue. “That’s one thing that has made us concerned about our wages.”

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