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Drought in middle America could hurt Floridians

The drought plaguing the Midwest is the worst since the 1950s. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Alexys Martinez spoke with Frankie Hall, the director for the Agricultural Policy Division for the Florida Farm Bureau, about how the dry spell is affecting us here in Florida. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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FAMU president resigning immediately

Florida A&M University President James Ammons is stepping down immediately after the school’s board voted to pay him more than $100,000 dollars in bonuses in exchange for leaving sooner. Ammons is the latest to resign in the wake of a hazing scandal and administrative problems plaguing the school but he …

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Gators ready to cross the pond

The University of Florida marching band is just weeks away from its debut at the Summer Olympics. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Alexys Martinez spoke with the Director of the Gator Marching Band, Jay Watkins, who says the band is honored to attend this year’s games in London. [Audio clip: view full post …

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Helping children maintain a healthy weight

By Alexis Martinez – WUFT-FM The school year has just ended for most public schools.  But one issue remains, obesity in children.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alexis Martinez reports, while schools are trying, a nutritionist says more people need to get involved. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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