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By Brittany Bassler on April 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 23, 2013 at 12:12 pm
On Monday, Governor Rick Scott signed an education bill that will let the University of Florida offer bachelor’s degrees entirely online. The online degree programs will cost 75 percent of current tuition costs.
By Brittany Bassler on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 12:20 pm
About 400 people watched Saturday as the ground work began in the construction of the new Austin Cary Forest Learning Center.
By Brittany Bassler on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 11:34 am
Sen. Bill Nelson met with doctors, policy makers and researchers at UF’s Institute of Aging Monday to discuss his goals for the future of elderly Americans. “Save Medicare,” he said. “Make it financially feasible given constrained budgets going on in the [...]
By Brittany Bassler on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 3:24 pm
Gov. Rick Scott has announced a plan to have students finish college in four years that would free up space at universities. Scott wants students to experience locked tuition while they are in school in exchange for leaving within four years.
By Brittany Bassler on April 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:18 pm
National Pill Take Back Day is tomorrow and law enforcement agencies around North Central Florida will be participating. Marion County Sheriff’s Office Spokeswoman Jenifer Lowe says the program aims to help the community crack down on prescription drug abuse. Lowe [...]
By Brittany Bassler on April 20th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:28 pm
The recent suicide of a University of Florida student at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium has raised questions about whether the stadium should remain open for public use. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Brittany Bassler says many students aren’t keen on the idea [...]
By Brittany Bassler on April 13th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:21 pm
Dry conditions and strong winds have caused multiple fires throughout Marion County and North Central Florida. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Brittany Bassler reports what the county is doing to protect residents.
By Brittany Bassler on April 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:59 pm
An effort is underway to bridge the University of Florida and community at large around green efforts. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Brittany Bassler says there is produce and promise for the future.