The Front Page edition of All Things Considered(ATC) today features a report on the return to Gainesville of a soldier killed in Afghanistan and the people who came out to honor him. Also, UF president Bernie Machen talks about a new development at the health complex on campus as well as the governor’s budget. Hosts Olivia Link and Chris Peralta will have these stories and more, plus a feature on the state’s softshell turtles and rules that area allowing a small group to harvest thousands. Join us at 4pm.
The 19-year-old University of Miami student from Fairfax, Virginia, who stepped on an explosive device in Central Park and lost part of his leg is healing and hopes to return to college, his father said Monday. Connor Golden, who is being treated at a Manhattan hospital, was at the park July 3 with friends when he stepped on a rock covering the explosive.