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Pizza topping its way into the news

According to an agriculture website called agday.org, Americans consume around 350 slices of pizza per second.  Pizza has become a staple in many school lunchrooms around the nation. It’s clear pizza is making its way into many stomachs, but now it’s also making its way into the news. Congress is …

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Social issues and Autism speaker comes to Gainesville

One traveling speaker will be stopping by Gainesville to give his insight on social issues and Autism. James Williams is a young man living with autism. He travels the country talking about his experiences, the challenges he faces and how he copes with this diagnosis. Earlier today, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s …

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Middle school students get a musical suprise

Students at Lake Weir Middle School were presented with more than $20,000 in instruments for the band program. The brass and percussion instruments were donated this morning by Fidelity Investments. The gift far exceeds the school’s average yearly band budget of $2,500. Marion County Public Schools Spokesman Kevin Christian says …

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"Love Not Dove"…Gainesville business owner

Many people have express outrage over the behavior of a Gainesville Pastor, whose actions may have triggered the killing of 8 United Nations workers in Afghanistan. The groups taking responsibility say their actions were in response to the burning of the Quran by Pastor of the Doe World Outreach Center’s …

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Raising awareness about autism

The Centers for Disease Control estimate an average of 1 out of 110 children have an autism spectrum disorder. Saturday is World Autism Awareness Day. WUFT-FM’s JoAnna Wise spoke with Marie Trempe the founder of Autism Oasis, a school for autistic children. She outlined what people should be more aware …

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