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Governor’s education funding plans bring mixed reviews

Governor Rick Scott’s plan to spend one-billion dollars on state public education has yet to become a favorite among Alachua County school officials.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich spoke with Alachua County Education Association President Karen McCann who says Governor Scott is taking the focus away from the students.. and into the pockets …

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SFC President Jackson Sasser outlines goals for spring semester

School is back in session for colleges and universities across the state. And with new professors and textbooks, comes a new message for the faculty and staff.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich spoke with Santa Fe College President Jackson Sasser about the college’s recent Spring convocation and his hopes for …

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Protecting butterflies from the cold

Alachua County experienced a loud burst of cold earlier this week. And for visitor attractions, keeping the ice of the plants isn’t the only concern. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich spoke with Florida Museum of Natural History Visitor and Operations Coordinator Jeff Hansen, who says keeping the butterflies warm is a seasonal …

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Urban Meyer to take head coaching job at OSU

In six seasons as the head coach of the Florida Gators, current ESPN College Football Analyst Urban Meyer accumulated many successes during his tenure. Now, after a two-year coaching hiatus, Meyer has accepted the position of head coach at Ohio State University. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich spoke with WRUF Sports …

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UF Gator commentator speaks out about Penn State sex scandal

The former Penn State assistant football coach at the heart of a child sex-abuse scandal, Jerry Sandusky spoke for the first time last night with NBC’s Bob Costas along with his lawyer Joe Amendola.  In the interview Sandusky maintained his innocence saying he is not a pedophile.  While the details surrounding the …

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Small town players – big football dreams part 3

While some players have wrapped up their football careers and others are still playing the game they love they all agree that for current athletes it’s time to cherish the glory days.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich concludes her look at small town North Florida football stars. [Audio clip: view full post to …

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Small town — big football dreams part 2

It’s not often that a football player from North Florida is drafted as the 3rd overall pick into the NFL.  In the second part of her series, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich presents the stories of small-town Florida football boys who made it big in college and the pro’s. [Audio clip: view full …

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