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Gators Learn About Going Green

By on April 21st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:40 pm

Green gators packed the Plaza of the Americas on Wednesday to learn about what UF is doing to become more sustainable and to learn about how they could participate in the “going green” movement. It was all a part of [...]

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National Tragedy Sheds Light On Problem Of Bullying In Schools

By on March 31st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:56 pm

Phoebe Prince, a 15 year old girl from Massachusetts committed suicide because of being mistreatd by bullies at her school. Tragedies like this bring new attention to the problem of bullying amongst kids. Local schools are becoming more proactive in [...]

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Model Ts Help Bridge A Generation Gap At Eastside High School

By on March 4th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:58 pm

Culinary students at Eastside High School were greeted with more than 100 Model T Ford cars in the parking lot on Wednesday (March 4). The students put on a luncheon for the 2010 Model T Ford Winter Tour. WUFT’s Junior [...]

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Florida Gators Keep Hopes Alive For Big Dance After Beating Tennessee

By on February 24th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:46 pm

The University of Florida mens basketball team defeated the Tennessee Volunteers Tuesday night (Feb 23rd) in impressive fashion. As Junior Skepple reports, the win may have been the one that pushes them back into the NCAA tournament picture after a [...]

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Area Pet Owners Worry About Recent Outbreak of Distemper

By on February 18th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm

A recent outbreak of the distemper virus in several raccoons in the western section of Gainesville and Alachua County has a lot of pet owners worried. WUFT-FM’s Junior Skepple spoke to some experts about the importance of having animals immunized [...]

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Fourth Annual North Florida Crossword Puzzle Tournament Comes To Gainesville

By on February 10th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:48 pm

You know you love crossword puzzles when you wake up in the middle of the night trying to figure out a six letter word for mind boggler. Crossword puzzle lovers can attend the Fourth Annual North Florida Crossword Puzzle Tournament [...]

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The Stress Of Recruiting Day On High School Athletes

By on February 3rd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:54 pm

Wednesday was National Signing Day. As Junior Skepple reports, it can be a stressful time for parents and coaches as high school student athletes sign letters of intent to various schools across the nation.

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Gainesville Mayor Gives Final State Of The City Address

By on January 22nd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:55 pm

Gainesville Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan delivered her 2010 “State of the City” address on Wednesday morning at the Hippodrome State Theatre. During her speech she offered her summary of the city’s progress over the past year and discussed her vision for [...]

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