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University of Florida accepts 12,000 new students

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 11, 2013 at 9:23 am

The Gator Nation welcomed the class of 2017 Friday evening.

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Florida teachers skeptical of Gov. Scott’s pay raise proposal

By and on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 2:05 pm

A day after announcing his proposal to give full-time public school teachers a $2,500 pay raise statewide, many Florida teachers are questioning Gov. Rick Scott’s true motives in increasing educators’ wages.

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Smart phone damage caused by frequent usage

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:11 pm

With more cellphones running on the latest technology, they are not only getting flashier but more vulnerable.

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Focus on safety after Libya embassy attack may imperil true mission, UF professor says

By on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:38 pm

WUFT spoke with UF Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Paul D’Anieri for more analysis about the turmoil in the Middle East.

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Pastor Terry Jones discusses deadly Libyan protest

By and on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:38 pm

A UF professor and local Gainesville pastor talks about Libyan protest.

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State’s consumer confidence stable

By and on August 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:02 pm

WUFT discusses consumer confidence with the director of UF’s Survey and Research Center

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Economy spurs interest in trade jobs

By on January 17th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:40 pm

Not everyone wants to go to college. In this difficult economy, some experts say learning a trade can help in the long run. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Juliana Valencia reports, an area trade school is helping those who might not […]

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NTSB wants to prohibit cellphone use behind the wheel

By on December 14th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:02 pm

The National Transportation Safety Board recommended that all states ban cellphone use behind the wheel. Although the board has no legislative power they are the first federal agency to call for an outright prohibition on telephone conversations while driving.  Florida’s […]

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Alachua County remembers Pearl Harbor

By on December 7th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:05 pm

For 7 decades, December 7th has been a day Americans have always remembered.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Juliana Valencia reports, Alachua county residents and veterans came together today to remember.  Here also is WUFT-TV coverage of the event from reporter […]

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Thousands of holiday plants expected to find a merry home tomorrow

By and on December 7th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:16 pm

A yearly tradition is replanting its roots tomorrow with the University of Florida’s Poinsettia sale. University of Florida Horticulture Club President Michael Blomgren says they will have a wide range of poinsettias available, including many nontraditional varieties. All proceeds return […]

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