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UF alum and Ireland native talks about St. Patricks Day traditions

By on March 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:38 pm

While some Americans see Saint Patrick’s Day as a time of celebration, Irish-Americans see it as a something more. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with Paula Cunniffe who is an Irish native and a recent University of Florida graduate […]

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New Marion County property tax aimed to fund public school costs

By and on March 7th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:37 pm

The Marion County School Board will ask area residents to up the millage rate to pay for school related costs. The proposal would add a one mill tax which would be nearly one dollar for every one-thousand dollars of taxable […]

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“Unconstitutional” pension ruling brings support and opposition

By , and on March 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:54 pm

In a long-awaited ruling, Judge Jackie Fulford today struck down the 3-percent pension charge levied on public employees in the Florida Retirement System prior to last July 1, calling it “Unconstitutional.” Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith spoke with Alachua County […]

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Super Tuesday could decide GOP nominee

By on March 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:51 pm

Ten states are holding their primaries and caucuses tonight for Super Tuesday and more than a third of the 1,144 delegates are at stake. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with Alachua County Republican Party Chairman Stafford Jones about how […]

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Suspect in GHS bomb threat detained in Texas

By and on March 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:52 pm

Gainesville Police Department was notified today that a suspect in the Gainesville High School bomb threat has been arrested in Austin, Texas. The bomb threat was emailed Sunday to GPD. GPD Spokeswoman Corporal Angelina Valuri says the arrest was made […]

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North Central Florida pastor recalls picking up the pieces from tornadoes in Alabama

By on March 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:52 am

The severe weather that has spread across the Southeastern region is reminiscent of the disastrous tornadoes in Alabama last spring. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with New Cross Creek Baptist Church Pastor Charles Litzell about his experience with disaster relief in Alabama last year.

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Florida takes precauations ahead of southeast severe weather

By on March 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:52 am

The National Weather Service says there’s an outbreak of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes for the Southeast region. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor reports, Florida is taking the necessary steps to be prepared.

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Gatornationals: meeting the “need for speed”

By on February 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:04 pm

Gainesville is continuing a tradition of the 43rd Annual National Hot Rod Assocation’s Gatornationals, but this year a milestone is being celebrated.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with Auto Plus Raceway at Gainesville Executive General Manager Don Robertson about what raceway staff members are doing […]

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Armed robbers hold up Bank of America on Newberry Road

By and on February 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:05 pm

An area bank was robbed at gunpoint this morning. The Bank of America on Newberry Road in Gainesville was robbed at around 9:30 a.m.  Alachua County Sheriff’s Spokesperson Art Forgey says the the robbers were armed with a shotgun. Forgey […]

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Google may be tracking you

By on February 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:18 pm

The Wall Street Journal says Google may be tracking iPhone users’ behavior by embedding a special code in their phones and therefore violating privacy laws. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta spoke with University of Florida Media Law Professor Clay Calvert about privacy […]

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