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State supreme court rules for governor

By on March 4th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:08 pm

After the Florida Supreme Court voted to uphold Governor Rick Scott’s decision to reject federal funds for the high speed rail, the controversy has raised questions about the role of government in the matter. WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz spoke with former [...]

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Debt a burden and benefit, UF expert says

By on February 18th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:41 pm

A University of Florida Financial Estate Specialist says America has a problem with debt, especially from a consumer standpoint. U-F Associate Professor Michael Gutter says some debt can be strategic. He says using debt to pay for college, buy a [...]

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UF researchers strive for a better course of therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

By on January 28th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:21 pm

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 10 million baby boomers will soon have to cope with Alzheimer’s Disease. Projections are by 2030 that figure will jump to about 16 million. This is a health concern that touches many American [...]

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Why Florida lags behind the nation in job creation

By on January 21st, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:23 pm

As unemployment continues to be a problem around the country, Florida in particular is searching for ways to create jobs. Governor Rick Scott released a statement on Friday calling Florida’s 12% unemployment rate unacceptable. WUFT’s Dan Katz spoke with economist [...]

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Learning math through hip hop will live on at Duvall Elementary and beyond

By on December 22nd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:15 pm

When asked about hip hop music, many Americans would list all the ways they find it offensive. But as WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz reports, one elementary school math teacher set out to prove the incorporation of music and culture could be [...]

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UF sports pioneer up for award

By on December 7th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:28 pm

The Florida Women’s Hall of Fame has named University of Florida legend Ruth Alexander as one of its ten finalists for its 2010-2011 class. WUFT F-M’s Dan Katz spoke with University of Florida Athletic Association historian Norm Carlson about her [...]

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Remembering Liz Young Mosley and "Mom’s Kitchen"

By on November 30th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:30 pm

Gainesville knew Liz Young Mosley as Mom, as she ran Gainesville’s historic Mom’s kitchen for decades before closing it in 2006 . She passed away today and Gainesville remembers her work in the kitchen and the community. WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz [...]

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UF is on the foreront of a Public Education Revolution

By on November 12th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:52 pm

Many of the nation’s leaders are turning their attention to public education-making it a popular campaign issue point during the mid-term elections. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz sat down with Don Pemberton, the head of the University of Florida’s Lastinger [...]

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World champs with ties to Gainesville?

By on November 9th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:56 pm

The World Series is over. But before you forget about baseball season, WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz reports on a connection between Gainesville and the Giants, even though it’s from many, many years past.

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Farmers markets popularity rises

By on October 28th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:55 pm

A survey on the web site “Liveability.com” ranks Gainesville in the top ten nationwide for its farmers markets. As Dan Katz reports, more Gainesville residents are buying their food locally.

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