Meet another former Olympian living in Gainesville: Byron Dyce
In the past week or so, WUFT-FM has tried to put a local spin on the London 2012 Olympic games. The world will find out who the best athletes are and who will go home disappointed. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on how the Olympics have changed over the years and what a Gainesville man who is a former Olympian feels about the Games now.
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National Women Build Week was May 2-10. Alachua Habitat for Humanity Women Build participated in the weeklong event.