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Memory man from Miami seals 2nd consecutive national title

By on March 26th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:26 pm

UF Psychology Professor Emeritus Ira Fischler attempting to memorize as many digits of pi as possible in 10 seconds to demonstrate the memory ability of the Miami student who recently won the national memory championship. (photo by Chris Gilmore) In […]

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The proper role of a community’s neighborhood watch program

By on March 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:26 pm

Nearly one month following the death of Trayvon Martin, his killer George Zimmerman hasn’t been arrested after claiming self defense. Zimmerman was a self proclaimed member of his Sanford community’s neighborhood watch, a body designed to prevent crime. Florida’s 89.1, […]

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Monologues with a message take the Hippodrome spotlight

By on March 19th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:38 pm

Community voices are coming to the mainstage in Gainesville with a message of change. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore had the chance to speak with Education Apprentice at the Hippodrome Matt Lindsay about how a local event is giving […]

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Americans on edge following shooting of Afghan civilians by U.S. soldier

By on March 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:11 pm

Just weeks after the alleged Quran burning on a NATO base, an American soldier is accused of firing on civilians in Afghanistan. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore reports on the effects the shootings are having on America’s international standing and the psyche […]

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UF hazing committee developing incident reporting site

By on February 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:14 pm

The University of Florida’s Anti-Hazing Committee met for the third time this year. The group formed in late January just a few weeks after hazing cases at FAMU brought national attention to the initiation practice at many schools. Florida’s 89.1, […]

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Over the Tavern opens at Hippodrome State Theatre

By and on February 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:06 pm

Opening tonight, “Over the Tavern” brings faith, family and fun to Gainesville’s Hippodrome State Theater. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore sat down with actor Nicole Hamilton to discuss the challenges an immigrant family faces trying to balance life and […]

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Segregation in Gainesville: a look back with long-time resident Vivian Filer

By on February 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:17 pm

Seventy-three-year-old retired nursing professor and current chair for the Cotton Club Museum & Cultural Center Restoration Project, Vivian Filer has been a Gainesville Resident for 66 years of her life. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore had the chance to speak […]

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Romancing on a budget

By on February 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:22 pm

The pros of procrastination are out in full force here in Gainesville, as Valentine’s day draws nearer. With a tough economy keeping a loved one satisfied is becoming increasingly more expensive. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Gilmore reports on how deep […]

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Blueberries may be the new orange in North Central Florida

By on February 6th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:25 pm

Florida’s warm winter is not over yet and that means that preparations for blueberry season are in full swing.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Gilmore reports on the unique methods some Florida growers are using to be ready for the upcoming blueberry season:

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While forestry crews fight muck fire, others recall night of crash

By , , , , and on January 30th, 2012 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 10:37 am

  Though traffic is flowing in both the north and southbound lanes of I-75, law enforcement officials continue their investigation into the multiple-vehicle crash that killed 10 people.  On Monday forestry workers could be seen watering the muck fire on Payne’s […]

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