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UF rhetoric scholar praises President Obama’s Arizona address

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President Barrack Obama faced a difficult task Wednesday night in Tuscon, Arizona, as he spoke at a memorial for the victims of Saturday’s shooting of a member of congress, and several other people. Pundits had worried that the talk would be too political. But University of Florida rhetoric scholar Ron Carpenter told WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski that the president rose to the challenge.

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A group of UF students studying abroad in Cuba this summer. After returning from the Isle of Youth, their bus back to Havana was no where to be found, so the professors arranged a caravan of classic cars to drive the students back to the capital. "Couldn’t have planned that one better and we’ll be taking the cars next year instead of the bus," professor Donald Behringer said. Photo courtesy of Donald Behringer.

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