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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Cowboy art with a conservation message

By on November 12th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:51 pm

Sean Sexton is this year’s keynote speaker at this Sunday’s Conservation Trust For Florida Round-up and Awards Celebration at the Whitehurst Horse Prairie Ranch off County Road 346 near Archer. Sexton’s 600-acre cattle ranch in Indian River County has a [...]

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Conservation Trust For Florida honors the late UF biologist Larry Harris

By on November 12th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:51 pm

It’s that time of year again…. time for the annual Fall Round Up and Awards Celebration by the Conservation Trust for Florida. Each year this not-for-profit organization honors a Floridian who has made a difference in the effort to conserve [...]

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UF is on the foreront of a Public Education Revolution

By on November 12th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:52 pm

Many of the nation’s leaders are turning their attention to public education-making it a popular campaign issue point during the mid-term elections. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz sat down with Don Pemberton, the head of the University of Florida’s Lastinger [...]

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Remembering those who sacrificed

By on November 11th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:56 pm

This summer marked 65 years since World War Two ended. An entire generation who holds the memories that made that war is disappearing every day. There are millions of men and women, those who weren’t the celebrities, who still remember [...]

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WW II vets—-the "greatest generation"

By on November 11th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:52 pm

Nicknamed the “Greatest Generation,” American World War II veterans are getting older and older. In fact, experts estimate about 1,000 of them die each day. And as these men and women pass away, their great American stories often perish with [...]

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Gainesville, Alachua County honor vets

By on November 11th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Among the many Veterans Day celebrations today (Thursday), an especially touching ceremony happened at Kanapaha Park in Gainesville. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Kara Van Hoose has more on the event and the veterans it touched. Reporters Gillian Finklea and Alyssa [...]

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World champs with ties to Gainesville?

By on November 9th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:56 pm

The World Series is over. But before you forget about baseball season, WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz reports on a connection between Gainesville and the Giants, even though it’s from many, many years past.

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Bridging the achievement gap

By on November 9th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:56 pm

A new report released today(Tuesday) shows troubling findings among black male students in public schools. According to the report, the gap between black male students and everyone else is widening. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jason Hackett has more on a program [...]

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Higher cotton prices to come

By on November 9th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:57 pm

Cotton prices have increased drastically due to a series of events in Asia. Three of the world’s top cotton producers reduced supply to the U.S. A drought in China damaged crops, India restricted exports to protect its domestic market and [...]

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Studio 31:8…. Art that speaks for the silent victims of sex trafficking

By on November 8th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:52 pm

Just last week, John “Casper” Morgan of Ocala was arrested on charges of domestic minor sex trafficking after forcing a thirteen and a sixteen year old to prostitute themselves in Marion County. Sex slavery is a growing problem, not just [...]

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