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Explaining the Role of the News Media in George Zimmerman case

By on July 15th, 2013 | Last updated: July 15, 2013 at 4:37 pm

Experts at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies are explaining their thoughts on why the George Zimmerman case in Sanford became such a high-profile case, and what or who was responsible.

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When and Where Alachua County Students Can Eat Free in Summer 2013

By on June 5th, 2013 | Last updated: June 5, 2013 at 5:18 pm

Alachua County Public Schools is part of the federally-funded Summer Food Service Program that provides all children 18 years old and younger with nutritional breakfasts and lunches.

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April 15, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 1:10 pm

Mayoral election runoff Tuesday; gas prices down; Gov. Scott awards Tebow ‘Great Floridian'; NC university shooting investigated; Maduro wins Venezuelan presidency.

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March 25, 2013: Morning News In 90

By on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: March 25, 2013 at 12:56 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Feb. 25, 2013: Morning News In 90

By on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:51 am

 A woman was attacked Saturday in an Enclave Apartments stairwell. Gainesville Police Department officers are reaching out to residents of the Enclave apartment complex in hopes of gaining more information on the armed robbery and attempted sexual battery. A man named Leonardo […]

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Feb. 11, 2013: Morning News In 90

By on February 11th, 2013 | Last updated: February 12, 2013 at 1:50 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Gov. Rick Scott visits UF, gas prices increase, deadly stampede in India, Pope Benedict XVI to step down, five crew members dead in Canary Islands

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Role of labor unions in United States explored

By on September 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:46 pm

In the festive nature of Labor Day, WUFT spoke with a UF professor on the importance of Labor Unions in today’s society.

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Paying more for gas this week

By on July 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:36 pm

The price of gas is going up in Gainesville and around the state of Florida. Triple A Spokewoman Jessica Brady talked with WUFT-FM’s Fernanda Ponce about the reasons why.  

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Breastfeeding moms to get more support from Shands Hospital for Children

By on July 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:33 am

New mothers will see an increase of baby-friendly hospitals thanks to a National Breastfeeding Program known as the National Best Fed Beginnings program that aims to improve breastfeeding support for mothers. Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida […]

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Concern over the Everglades

By on June 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:09 pm

Over the past years, the runoff from agricultural areas have polluted and caused a quarter of the Everglades to be lost. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Fernanda Ponce reports on a plan that will expand the sizes of treatment facilities to restore […]

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