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SFC fosters entrepreneurship in the community

By on May 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:21 am

Gainesville community leaders discussed the importance of community entrepreneurship training today at Santa Fe College’s Center for Innovation and Economic Development. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis explains how Gainesville is redefining entrepreneurial education.

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Protestors call for UF to “spend reserves” before cutting programs and employees

By on April 25th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:24 am

  Florida Lawmakers cut the University of Florida’s state funding by $36.5 million dollars based on the amount of unrestricted net assets and recent tuition increases. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis reports how the “Save UF, Spend the Reserves Campaign” held a rally on […]

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Ocala hopes to bring unity to the community

By on April 18th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:31 am

Ocala is spotlighting racial issues by responding with racial harmony discussion and cultural awareness. The City of Ocala held an open annual task force meeting at the Ocala Police Department today to promote unity between different cultures in the community. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis reports how Ocala […]

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Ca$hmob farmers market looks to sprout the economy of Alachua County

By on April 11th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:30 pm

CashMobs have sprouted up throughout the United States and are modeled after Flash Mobs, events where large groups of people gather to celebrate artistic expression. Cash mobs add the element of supporting local businesses by encouraging people to spend money. […]

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Making pools fun for everyone

By on April 5th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:06 pm

    When the summer weather begins to melt its way into Gainesville, people look for ways to cool off from the heat. And, community pools can certainly do the trick. However, without the right equipment at these pools, not everyone can to enjoy them. […]

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Alachua County’s Oral Health Coalition helping make smiles brighter

By on March 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:44 pm

Oral health problems consistently rank among the most untreat health issues in the nation, and in Florida that need is higher than most states. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Dina Lewis tells us how the Alachua County’s Oral Health Coalition is working […]

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Slavery, secession and the constitution

By on March 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:28 pm

Slavery was at the center of the secession in 1860 because southern politicians and lawyers focused on constitutional ideas. That was the message of today’s lecture on “Slavery, Secession and the Constitution” at the ninth annual lecture at the University of Florida Levin […]

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Breast cancer prevention through empowerment and education

By on March 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:09 pm

In Alachua County, 30.8% of black women who are 40 years of age and older have received a mammogram in the past year. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis reports on how the Well Florida Council is taking iniatives to empower black women […]

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Eastside high school students learn valuable history lesson

By on February 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:07 pm

Eastside High School in Gainesville received ancient artifacts on Wednesday in honor of Black History Month.  And as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis reports, the students also had the opportunity to learn about the Rosewood Massacre in Levy County.

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A landmark weekend for Gainesville’s Hippodrome

By on February 9th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:55 pm

There’s a special anniversary taking center stage at the Hippodrome Theatre this weekend in Gainesville. Florida’s 89.1 reporter Dina Lewis goes behind the scenes.    

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