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Gainesville, Alachua County honor vets

Among the many Veterans Day celebrations today (Thursday), an especially touching ceremony happened at Kanapaha Park in Gainesville. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Kara Van Hoose has more on the event and the veterans it touched. Reporters Gillian Finklea and Alyssa Hayden gathered the sounds and comments at the cermony.

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Hide your neck, Dracula is in Gainesville

The Hippodrome State Theatre is putting a modern twist on the blood-sucking play, Dracula. Lauren Caldwell directs the play which stars Justin Sease as Dracula and Jason Weis as Jonathan Harker. Justin Sease, or Dracula gives us an exclusive sneek peak at the blood-thirsty character.

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New partnership for Shands

Shands at the Universtiy of Florida will soon have new partners in the healthcare industry. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Kara Van Hoose reports officials say the patients will benefit from the organizations’ cooperation.

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How to avoid ponzi investment schemes

Nevin Shapiro developed a Ponzi scheme in Florida and collected more than 880 million dollars over a four year period. 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kara Van Hoose spoke with Lori Schock, the Director of Investor Education and Advocacy at the Securities and Exchange Commission. While Ponzi schemes do actually work at first, …

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Holocaust memorial unveiled in Gainesville

Over the weekend the Gainesville community dedicated a tombstone memorial to the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust. As WUFT-FM’s Kara Van Hoose reports, organizers say the memorial has deep meaning for the Jewish community in North Central Florida.

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Congressman Jeff Miller reacts to BP testimony

BP CEO Tony Hayward testified before Congress today saying he is “deeply sorry” for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But, Florida Congressman for District 1, Jeff Miller, says BP is not paying enough attention to Florida. He adds, the $20 billion escrow fund BP has set up …

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