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Santa Fe College President Jackson Sasser says SFC is reaching out to students with some new programs for success

By on August 20th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:12 pm

President of Santa Fe College, Jackson Sasser, held his annual Fall Convocation on Friday where he outlined challenges for his faculty for the 2010-2011 school year. Sasser described some of those challenges to WUFT’s Jessica Gable.

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Florida Coast In State Of Emergency As Oil Slick Threatens Fishing Industry

By on April 30th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:39 pm

Sections of Florida are in a state of emergency because of the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico approaching the state’s west coast. Jessica Gable has more on how it could affect the livelihood of the state’s fishing […]

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Around The World In Eighty Days Takes To The Stage At The Hippodrome State Theatre

By on April 16th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:54 pm

A show playing at Gainesville’s Hippodrome State Theatre offers theatre-goers a taste of 19th century adventure. “Around the World in 80 Days” guarantees thrills, a little laughter, a little romance and, as Jessica Gable reports, plenty of surprises.

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Marion County Juvenile Offenders Lift A Shovel And Lend A Hand Down On The Farm

By on March 5th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:57 pm

Teenagers in Marion County are working for a good cause to try and staying out of jail. Jessica Gable spoke with Marion County Sheriff’s Spokesman Judge Cochran on how the “Work in Lieu of Arrest” program is giving troubled teens […]

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Governor Crist Pledges to Make Education a Priority With Sudent Body Presidents

By on March 5th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:57 pm

Students from Florida’s public universities sat down with Governor Charlie Crist on Thursday to talk business. Jessica Gable has the story.

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Award Winning UF Neurologist Plans To Use New Grant For Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s Research

By on February 26th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:46 pm

Doctors and scientists have spent decades anyalyzing the factors causing Alzheimer’s in hopes of finding a cure. One University of Florida researcher is being honored for his efforts and extensive research. WUFT’s Jessica Gable talked with Dr. Todd Golde about […]

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Fiddle Virtuoso Eileen Ivers Brings Her Celtic Music To The Phillips Center

By on February 19th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:46 pm

Growing up with Irish parents and a knack for fiddle playing since the age of 8, Eeileen Ivers is now touring with a fresh interpretation of Irish music. Ivers opens her tour at the Phillips Center For The Performing Arts […]

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Rebel-Rousing Folk Singer Grant Peeples Brings His Music To Gainesville

By on February 19th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:46 pm

Peeples performs tonight (Feb 19th) at a Dale Crider house concert in Windsor and a tribute to Bob Dylan. at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Saturday (Feb 20th). WUFT’s Jessica Gable talked with Peeples about his inspirations, his gripes with […]

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Florida’s Eden Hosts Weekend Of Painters, Poets, Music & Culinary Delights

By on February 18th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Artists will gather this weekend at the Orange Lake Overlook just south of McIntosh on U.S. 441 for an event called “OLO.” Florida’s Eden is sponsoring the two-day artistic gathering to bring attention to what North Central Florida has to […]

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Residents and Researchers Gear Up For a Springs Rally in Tally

By on February 12th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Pollution and human misuse threaten North Central Florida Springs, and Marion County residents want their voices to be heard. As Jessica Gable reports, a group of citizens and researchers will travel to Tallahassee on Tuesday to talk to policymakers about […]

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