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By admin on July 28th, 2011 | Last updated: July 28, 2011 at 5:07 am
By Auriel Rolle-Polk – WUFT-FM 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 [...]
By Chris Peralta – WUFT-FM 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.
By Aliciamarie Rodriguez – WUFT-FM 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 [...]
By admin on July 28th, 2011 | Last updated: July 29, 2011 at 11:20 am
Former Gator swimmer Ryan Lochte defended his title and won his second World Championship while also setting a world record in the men’s 200-meter individual medley with a time of 1 minute, 54 seconds flat beating his previous record set [...]
By Samantha Taub – WUFT-FM The Citizens Property Insurance Board voted on Wednesday and approved new rates for sinkhole coverage. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Samantha Taub talked with an attorney representing policy holders on the issue as well as a spokesperson [...]
By Dina Lewis – WUFT-FM Fifteen religious leaders in Gainesville signed a joint open letter to Publix Supermarkets today urging the corporation to help end what they’re calling worker abuse in Florida’s tomato fields. The letter encourages Publix to meet [...]
In 2007, a large granite sculpture of the 10 Commandments found a home in front of the Dixie County Courthouse. Although it’s in a privately owned monument, the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida filed a lawsuit against Dixie County, [...]
Marion-Polk Food Share serves the two counties it is named for. As people turn their attention elsewhere during the summer months, the food bank suffers a yearly low point in food donations. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana reports how the [...]
The limit on the number of meals served at St. Francis House in downtown Gainesville has been a point of contention for years. Right now, an ordinance limits the amount of meals volunteers at St. Francis House can serve to [...]
Residents in rural areas of Alachua County, such as High Springs, Alachua, and Archer, now have a means of regular and dependable travel into Gainesville. WUFT-FM’s Brittany Wienke reports.