Author Archives: Denise Burgess

Paralyzed UF student shares her story of struggle and survival

By on December 21st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:53 pm

As the Fall semester draws to a close, many college freshmen are no doubt reflecting on their first semester of college. WUFT-FM’s Denise Burgess has the story of one University of florida freshman who has had a very different experience […]

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Whooping crane migration slowed down by windy weather

By on December 14th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:49 pm

The annual whooping crane migration is underway but the birds have been held up in North Florida for the past few days due to windy conditions. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Denise Burgess spoke with Operation Migration lead pilot Joseph Duff about […]

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Higher cotton prices to come

By on November 9th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:57 pm

Cotton prices have increased drastically due to a series of events in Asia. Three of the world’s top cotton producers reduced supply to the U.S. A drought in China damaged crops, India restricted exports to protect its domestic market and […]

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UF surgeons, particle engineers receive federal grants to research breast cancer treatments

By on September 28th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:07 pm

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a University of Florida surgeon and the College of Engineering with a grant to do additional research on breast cancer treatments that may eliminate the need for radiation. Denise Burgess reports.

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