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White Nose Syndrome has not affected UF bat population

By on September 6th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:29 pm

A lethal syndrome affecting bats in other parts of the county hasn’t bothered UF’s 400,000 bats.

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Game day law enforcement gears up

By on August 30th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:28 pm

WUFT reports what game day preparations are taking place for this Saturday.

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UF President gives his final “State of the University” address

By on August 30th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:27 pm

UF President Machen delivered his final “State of the Union” speech this afternoon.

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Isaac causing rising gas prices

By on August 27th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:25 pm

Tropical Storm Isaac has already caused an increase in gas prices.

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Tough times for blue collar workers

By on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:18 pm

While the economy continues with its ups and downs across various areas of the country, for Americans who work with their hands,  life is difficult.  Many blue collar workers are finding it’s a difficult time for them, as they go […]

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Seniors at risk when it comes to having enough food

By on August 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:11 pm

A recent survey by Meals on Wheels Association of America placed Florida as the state with the ninth highest percent of seniors who are going hungry. In Alachua County the fight is still raging to combat food insecurity among this […]

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UF Swampfest: think globally, dance locally

By on July 20th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:42 pm

The University of Florida School of Dance encourages the public to come out tonight and for the next week to enjoy the Swamp Dance Fest. WUFT’s Florida’s 89.1 Elle Newbold has more.

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The effect of negative ads on voter turnout

By on July 19th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 1:58 pm

Election day is looming and as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Elle Newbold reports,  presidential candidates are moving their campaigns to Florida.

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Bats, a natural pest control

By on June 21st, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 1:57 pm

They have their own house on the University of Florida campus, even though they’re not people.  But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Elle Newbold reports, these creatures flying around at night are big helpers in north Florida.

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Recreation department hopes to send message, set world record

By on June 14th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 1:44 pm

Gainesville’s H. Spurgeon Cherry Westside Pool was a host location as part of a Guinness World Record attempt.  As Elle Newbold reports, the goal was to have the World’s Largest Swim Lesson.  

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