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Author Archives: Chris Day

Father of a teen killed by a distracted driver will bring his message to Gainesville

By on April 13th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:13 pm

A 3,000 mile bike ride across the country will be nearing its end with one of its final stops in Gainesville. Dr. Robert Okerblum is pedaling the distance to raise awareness of distracted driving. Okerblum’s 19-year old son was killed [...]

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An Oscar win for The King’s Speech brings attention to speech disorders

By on March 2nd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:26 pm

The Best Picture win for the nationally acclaimed “The King’s Speech” is giving attention to speaking disorders. WUFT-FM’s Chris Day reports.

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Alachua County teacher gets recognition for helping special needs children

By on January 6th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:14 pm

Classroom teachers are on the front lines when it comes to educating children. And for one Alachua County teacher, the special efforts and work he’s passionate about is being rewarded with a national award. Dr. Don DeVito talked with WUFT-FM’s [...]

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