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The proper role of a community’s neighborhood watch program

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, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore spoke with Gainesville Police Department Crime …

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UF hazing committee developing incident reporting site

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, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore has more on how the committee …

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Over the Tavern opens at Hippodrome State Theatre

The Hippodrome State Theatre's new play.  (photo courtesy of the Hippodrome State Theatre)

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 religion.   

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Romancing on a budget

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 some in town are willing to dig for love.

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

Cars braking during dense smoke on I-75 on the night of the multi-vehicle accident (photo by Ronny Herrera)

  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 Prairie that caused the smokey conditions the night of the …

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