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Author Archives: Joe Lancos

Raising the debt limit with Economist David Denslow

By on June 1st, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 11:08 am

President Barack Obama met with Republican leaders earlier today to discuss a potential increase in the U-S debt ceiling. This comes just one day after the House of Representatives defeated its own bill that would’ve allowed the nation to increase […]

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More than forty veteran teachers set to retire this year

By on May 31st, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 11:08 am

The number of veteran teachers retiring in the Alachua County public school district is more than forty for this year alone. Legislative changes to education are to blame. WUFT-FM’s, Joey Lancos spoke with President of the Alachua County Education Association, […]

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Multiple counties send help to fight Iron Horse wildfire

By on March 4th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:24 pm

More than 17,000 acres have burned since the Iron Horse fire was sparked Monday in Brevard County. Perry District Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Chelsea Parker says 7 firefighters and 2 brush trucks have been sent from Dixie, Lafayette, Madison, and Taylor […]

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Machen proposes 30% tuition increase

By on February 25th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:37 pm

The proposed state budget recommends significant cuts to university employee benefits and students may see an effect on their wallets. In order to combat these funding cuts, University of Florida President Bernie Machen proposed a 30 percent increase in tuition […]

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