Kennedy Chambers Kennedy is a reporter for WUFT News who can be reached by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing email@example.com. Business and Development Tourism on the rise in north central Florida Kennedy Chambers According to Visit Gainesville, travel and tourism are crucial for the health of the Alachua County economy. Tourism is Florida's primary industry. Business and Development Consumers spending more, according to UF study Jessica Nitti Local businesses, such as consignment shops and furniture stores, are experiencing increased sales and foot traffic, suggesting a growing willingness among consumers to spend. Law and Public Safety Tax season comes with tax fraud Jessica Nitti Law enforcement officials are warning area residents to be aware that criminals target personal information to file fraudulent returns and claim refunds during tax season. Law and Public Safety GPD's K9 unit is reinstated after 10 months Kennedy Chambers The unit will return to the streets on Monday.