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Homeless advocates protest meal limit at Gainesville City Hall

By on November 22nd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:50 pm

The fight against Gainesville’s 130 serving meal limit continued today (11/22/10) with a protest at City Hall. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Kara Van Hoose has the story.

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Gainesville, Alachua County honor vets

By on November 11th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:56 pm

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 [...]

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Hide your neck, Dracula is in Gainesville

By on October 15th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:01 pm

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 [...]

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New partnership for Shands

By on October 14th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:03 pm

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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The House District 24 race may come down to who can bring in more jobs for Marion County

By on October 14th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:03 pm

The economy is the focus of the District 24 race for the Florida House of Representatives. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Kara Van Hoose reports, the candidates have different solutions to the economy problem in Marion County.

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UF says measures are in place to prevent cyber-bulling

By on October 8th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:04 pm

An increase in gay teenager suicides may be linked to an increase in cyber bullying. As WUFT-FM’s Kara Van Hoose reports, the University of Florida has measures in place to prevent online harrassment.

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How to avoid ponzi investment schemes

By on October 8th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:04 pm

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 [...]

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The Leadon Family Band Performs at Gainesville’s Free Fridays Concert Series

By on October 1st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:05 pm

The Downtown Plaza “Free Fridays” concerts continue tonight (October 1st) with a Gainesville Band with ties to some major rock groups. Kara Van Hoose reports.

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Holocaust memorial unveiled in Gainesville

By on September 14th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:11 pm

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

By on June 17th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:44 pm

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 [...]

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