WUFT News

Author Archives: Dan Katz

Florida’s abortion laws are in for a change

By on May 6th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:11 pm

As the Florida Legislature comes to the end of its latest session, abortion laws in Florida will be affected. WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz reports.

Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Memorial planned for murdered teen while Marion County residents remain in shock

By on April 22nd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:07 pm

A memorial service is planned for tomorrow for 15 year old Seath Jackson, the victim of a first degree murder that took place last Sunday. The service is scheduled for 4 p.m at the First Baptist Church of Summerfield. Meanwhile […]

Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Politics and the future of nuclear energy

By on April 22nd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:48 pm

By Dan Katz – WUFT-FM The nuclear tragedy in Japan has raised many questions about the future of American energy policy. As WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz reports, fear of disaster striking at home may play a big role in the politics […]

Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Citrus County remembers famous Elvis movie scene filmed in their historic courthouse

By on April 15th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:48 pm

If you happen to be in Inverness this Saturday, you might run into Elvis… or at least a lot of Elvis impersonators. Residents in Inverness are going to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the movie “Follow that Dream,” which was […]

Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Enforcement of Alachua County’s airboat curfew raises interesting questions

By on April 12th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Alachua County’s airboat curfew has been in effect since January 1st. WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz looks into how enforcement of the curfew raises some unique issues.

Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Local Democrats, Republicans weigh in on the potential federal government shutdown

By on April 8th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:13 pm

As a midnight deadline approaches, the federal government is facing the prospect of a shutdown. WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz spoke with the chairmen of both the Alachua County Democrats and Republicans on the negotiation standstill.

Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Orange and blue game among many activities in Gainesville this weekend

By and on April 8th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:13 pm

Gator fans have a chance to size up their new head football coach and their new look football team this weekend. Dan Katz reports.

Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Gainesville pastor blamed for killings by Afghans

By on April 1st, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:32 pm

Afghan officials say eight foreigners and four Afghan protesters were killed at a United Nations compound in Northern Afghanistan Friday. The attackers were retaliating after news reports surfaced that Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville […]

World | Leave a comment

Former Senator Graham wants to see better energy policy come out of Japan disaster

By on March 25th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:18 pm

As the nuclear crisis in Japan continues to unfold, it is still unclear how it will affect energy policy in the United States. WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz spoke with former United States Senator Bob Graham about the politics of nuclear energy […]

Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Energy expert weighs in on Japan’s nuclear crisis

By on March 25th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:18 pm

After the word “deadzone” has begun to surface in predictions for the aftermath of Japan’s Nuclear Crisis, Experts are worrying how grave the situation will become. WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz spoke with Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Program Director Sara Barczack […]

Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Thank you for your support

WUFT depends on the support of our community — people like you — to help us continue to provide quality programming to North Central Florida.
Become a Sustainer
I want to support FM 89.1/NPR
I want to support Florida's 5/PBS
Donate a Vehicle
Day Sponsorship Payments
Underwriting Payments