Monthly Archives: July 2011
The reasons are debatable, but the numbers are clear: minorities have long been ill-represented at the voting booths. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana reports, an NAACP tri-county chapter centered in Levy County has placed getting people in the racial minority to vote […]
Ryan Lochte continued to collect gold medals in Shanghai with two World Championship performances on Thursday in both the 200-meter backstroke and as a member of the 4×200-meter freestyle relay, bringing his victory total to four. With two days of […]
In his day job as a chemistry professor at the University of Florida his students called him the Colonel. At night, he becomes a singer/songwriter and musician. Chuck Martin is the band leader, lead vocalist and lead guitar player of […]
A Williston teenager is dead after a head-on crash Friday morning. Just before 7 a.m. 18-year-old Michael Cuello’s vehicle crossed the center line and hit a pick-up on State Road 121 between 85th street and Wacahoota Road. Cuello was not […]
With the debt plan deadline looming, some have begun raising questions about the consequences of a national default if it were to happen. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Paula Cunniffe spoke with Prudential Florida Managing Broker Richard Cohen to discuss the possible effects […]
As summer comes to a close, hundreds of students are moving out this week. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo spoke with Children’s Home Society of Florida Executive Director Jennifer Anchors about how those students can help area children in need.
Choreographers have flocked to Gainesville from around the world to take part in an intensive four week course which culminates in the Swamp Dance Fest. Matthew Reeves is one of the choreographers and directors of the Dance Fest. He is […]
Congress has less than a week to make a decision regarding the debt ceiling crisis and local banks are feeling the pressure. President and CEO of Florida Bankers Association Alex Sanchez says people are worried about their money just as […]
Medicare has its 46th anniversary in the midst of discussions on whether or not the program should receive cuts. WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta spoke with local advocates of both sides.
Gainesville’s Citizens Disability Advisory Committee held an expo today to celebrate the 21st anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act. The event served as an educational opportunity as the committee handed out information about services available for individuals with disabilities. […]