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Soldier’s escort procession today

The following statement is from the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office: Members of the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office will escort the body of Private Lamarol Tucker from the Gainesville Regional Airport to Chestnut Funeral Home today. Private Tucker, of Gainesville, was killed in the line of duty while serving in Afghanistan …

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Paying respect to fallen soldier Lamarol Tucker

The body of a Gainesville soldier who died in the line of duty last week in Afghanistan was returned to Gainesville earlier today. Hundreds of people lined the street as the procession moved from Gainesville Regional Airport to Chestnut Funeral Home in Gainesville. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Alexa Padilla was at …

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Gainesville residents react to new airport security measures

New TSA Regulations recently put in place have brought up issues of security vs privacy. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Jason Hackett went to Gainesville Regional Airport to talk to travelers visiting Gainesville for the Holidays to see what their Airport experiences were like. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPairportscans.mp3]

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The body of a Levy County soldier returns home

Amidst the chaotic media frenzy at the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville over whether Pastor Terry Jones would or wouldn’t go through with burning the Quran on September 11th there was a more somber event unfolding at the Gainesville Regional Airport. Army Specialist Jamie Page came home Thursday from …

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Shorter commute from Gainesville to Miami is official

The commute from Gainesville to South Florida no longer has to take six hours. WUFT-FM’s Andrea Gazmuri reports how American Airlines and Gainesville Regional Airport gave details at a press conference today to say how they are coming together to provide a much needed service. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/flight.mp3]

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