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Local non-profit group looking for good homes for labs

By on August 1st, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:54 pm

Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida is trying to increase it’s Gainesville presence. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Juliza Monterroso reports, the nonprofit organization is hard at work saving the lives of labradors in the area.

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Florida 4-H, United Health Care partner to teach healthy lifestyle choices

By on July 25th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 9:43 am

More than 300 youth will participate in fun group exercises and healthy workshops at a kick-off event designed to improve health through exercise and diet. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Juliza Monterroso reports, United Health Care will provide grants to the [...]

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Kicking off the football season

By on July 21st, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 9:36 am

The first two Florida football games of the fall 2011 season are set for 7 p.m. kickoffs. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Juliza Monterroso reports, the games will have plenty of activities for fans.

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County partners up to promote heart health

By on July 18th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 9:41 am

The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners has partnered with the American Heart Association to provide CPR training and heart information. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Juliza Monterroso reports, the training is for both employees and citizens of Alachua County.

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Gainesville elementary students shine in recent chess tourney

By on July 15th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 9:41 am

Some students at Joseph Williams Elementary School in Gainesville had a very unique trip recently…. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Juliza Monterroso reports, the school’s chess team has demonstrated its ability to compete with great success.

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The corn project at UF may broaden corn varieties

By on July 11th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 9:47 am

By Juliza Monterroso – WUFT-FM A 5-million-dollar grant has been awarded to the University of Florida to help farmers cope with climate change, as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Juliza Monterroso reports, the grants were awarded at just the right time.

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What is your HIV status?

By on June 27th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 10:55 am

Local organizations are urging people to get tested today in honor of National HIV Awareness Day. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Juliza Monterroso reports, Free HIV testing is being offered at many locations throughout the state.

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Gainesville Fire Rescue’s Station 8 opens today

By on June 27th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 10:55 am

A new fire station opened today as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT’FM’s Juliza Monterroso reports, fire station number 8 is the newest edition to the Gainesville community.

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A look into the "Rough Road" of a Polio survivor

By on June 6th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 11:03 am

By Juliza Monterroso – WUFT FM More than a million Americans have survived Polio. An infectious, nervous-system disease causing paralysis in some patients, “A Rough Road” is a book looking inside the life of a boy Polio survivor. Juliza Monterroso [...]

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Multimedia changing the business of gathering news

By on May 23rd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 11:14 am

Its been more than two decades since Andrew Garick visited the University of Florida campus. Telecommunication graduate Garick now works as ABC World News Editor. He talked with Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Juliza Monterroso about how social networking is changing [...]

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