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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fans and voice of the Gators anticipate tomorrow’s big game

By on September 30th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:42 pm

Saturday’s matchup against 3rd-ranked Alabama will pit the 12th-ranked Gators against their toughest opponent yet. Despite the fact that the game is still more than 24-hours away, the excitement in Gainesville is already palpable. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman, talks [...]

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CBS Sports prepares for the big UF-Bama game

By on September 30th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:42 pm

While the Gators and Crimson Tide prepare for the big game, CBS Sports is doing the same. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Caitlin Lawrence spoke with “the faces” of CBS Sports.

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8-year-old cancer survivor to meet Dierks Bentley

By on September 30th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:42 pm

University of Florida Student Government Productions is hosting Dierks Bentley at the O’Connell Center for a concert tonight. SGP paired up with Shands Hospital for Children to get backstage passes for Ava Mason and her family. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s, Meredith [...]

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Solving seafood confusion

By on September 29th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:42 pm

The Florida Musuem of Natural History is hosting Seafood Choices: Why am I confused? A Science Cafe focusing on seafood industry changes and the effect on  consumers. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Veronica Vilar reports. “Seafood Choices:  Why Am I Confused” gets underway [...]

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First execution ordered by Governor Rick Scott draws mixed emotions

By on September 29th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:42 pm

After more than three decades, one Florida murder case has finally come to a close with the first lethal injection since Governor Rick Scott took office. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo reports that after a last-minute appeal to the Supreme [...]

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Victims of sexual assualt to get support through new ten-week session

By on September 29th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:42 pm

This Friday the Alachua County Victims’ Services and Rape Crisis Center will start a ten-week session aimed at helping groups of women who are victims of sexual assault. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko tells us how the sessions are even [...]

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Gainesville’s new Senior Center opens door to new opportunities

By on September 29th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:42 pm

A new place in town offers seniors somewhere to socialize, exercise and learn. The Senior Recreation Center is situated in Northside Park in Gainesville. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Bechara takes us inside a tour of the newly opened center.

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Libraries keeping up with the technological times

By on September 29th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:43 pm

The digital era isn’t holding back Alachua County’s Library System. WUFT-FM’s Juliana Valencia reports on the technological changes the County libraries have made to meet members’ needs and keep them up to date.

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Gainesville Jewish community celebrates Rosh Hashana

By on September 29th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:43 pm

People all over the world are ringing in the Jewish New Year Wednesday night. A local Jewish community center has plans to celebrate this special holiday.

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Ocala foodbank struggles to help all those in need

By on September 29th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:43 pm

When families are financially struggling, food banks have become an extra helping hand. But, an Ocala foodbank is battling to meet the needs of the community. Florida 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alyssa Averette reports on the Ocala foodbank which feeds more than [...]

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