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Monthly Archives: October 2010
By Alyssa Hayden on October 28th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Rod Smith of Alachua, who is on the state democratic ticket as a lieutenant governor candidate emphasized the importance of early voting in downtown Gainesville today (Thursday). After speaking to a crowd of supporters at the Bo Diddley Plaza, Smith [...]
By Dan Katz on October 28th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:55 pm
A survey on the web site “Liveability.com” ranks Gainesville in the top ten nationwide for its farmers markets. As Dan Katz reports, more Gainesville residents are buying their food locally.
By Jason Hackett on October 28th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:00 pm
The night most kids, and some adults have been waiting for all year is just days away. We’re talking about Halloween. Candy aside, ghosts are a big theme of the holiday. But are they more than just Urban Legends? Florida’s [...]
By Donna Green-Townsend on October 22nd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:00 pm
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection named October as officially Greenways & Trails Month. It’s a way to encourage Floridians and visitors to check out the many trails offered on state-owned property. The number one-ranked area for visitors looking for [...]
By Chris Peralta on October 22nd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:00 pm
The Alachua County Commission district 5 seat is up for grabs as Jim Gabriel challenges incumbent Lee Pinkoson. As 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta reports, both candidates are searching for ways to improve infrastructure and jobs.
By Dan Katz on October 21st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:01 pm
Political strategist James Carvel coined the phrase, ‘Its the economy, stupid” almost 20 years ago. Yet it still rings true today as economic issues are dominating the November election campaigns. While some politicians argue that President Obama’s economic policies have [...]
By Matthew Cretul on October 21st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:08 pm
When the Gator basketball teams take the court this season, there will be the usual freshmen making their collegiate debut in the orange and blue. Both the mens’ and womens’ rosters feature freshmen from all around the world. WUFT-FM’s Matthew [...]
By Jason Hackett on October 21st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:01 pm
Many people wore purple this week to remember the lesbian, gay, bisexual teens who have recently comitted suicide. Meanwhile, the debate over how to deal with bullying in American continues. And as WUFT-FM’s Jason Hackett reports, in Alachua County there [...]
By Jon Perry on October 21st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:01 pm
The Citrus County Commission District 2 seat is being sought by Democrat Phillip Mulrain and Republican John Kenney. WUFT-FM’s Jon Perry has this profile of the candidates.
By Matthew Cretul on October 21st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:01 pm
Services were held yesterday for Harold Nugent at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Gainesville. Mr. Nugent was better known as the “Alligator Man” to the thousands of school children he visited around the state as part of a joint effort [...]