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UF law school offers clinic to help domestic abuse victims with legal matters

According to recent surveys, one-in-three women in the U.S. has experienced a relationship where their partner tried to control them.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chrissy Mclarty reports, one local program is working to lower these domestic violence numbers. News Sources: The University of Florida’s Levin College of Law’s “The Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic, Program …

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Working with “man’s best friend”

Alachua County’s K-9 department has a very unique police partnership between two officers. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chrissy McLarty reports, some dogs are responsible for putting convicts behind bars, while K-9s help them serve time.

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Occupy Gainesville to join with Occupy UF Wednesday on the Plaza of the Americas

The occupy Gainesville movement is joining hands with Occupy UF for a series of events on Wednesday (today).  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chrissy McLarty reports, organizers of these Occupy movements want people to exercise their first amendement rights. (News sources:  Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Professor and Director, Clay Calvert and Occupy Gainesville Media Group Representative …

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Community support for “green burials” is growing


For the past few months a variety of musicians have performed at a relatively new venue called the “Prairie Creek Lodge” in Southeast Alachua County off County Road 234. Funds raised from the acoustic music concerts go towards two non-profit organizations which support land conservation efforts in the county—Alachua Conservation Trust …

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