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Responsive job market gives hope to graduating seniors

By on December 13th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:31 pm

As university and college seniors are getting ready to graduate this weekend, the job hunt is on. Associate Director for Career Development at the UF Career Resource Center Lauren Daley says the job market looks hopeful for the class of 2011, but [...]

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Bright leaves take root at Fifield Hall

By on December 8th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:15 pm

It’s a sea of Holiday Red today at the University of Florida’s Fifield Hall with the annual poinsettia sale underway.  WUFT-FM’s Katerina Sardi says there is also holiday green, pink and more. Hundreds of people are expected to support the [...]

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Campus activism encourages HIV/AIDS testing

By and on December 1st, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:09 pm

University of Florida student activists are commemorating World AIDS day by handing out information today on campus. Humanitarian Interactions on Campus President Laura Morris says there has been significant progress made in spreading knowledge about HIV/ AIDS, but there is [...]

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Saving technology of the past with a key stroke

By on November 28th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:01 pm

They may seem like relics from the past, but typewriters or old tube-style televisions are still central in many homes and offices. Are some people hesitant about advanced technology, or do they just like to hold on to the past? [...]

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Newberry city leaders to discuss Alachua County Fairgrounds issue tonight

By on November 14th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:28 pm

Newberry commissioners say they’re ready to reconsider their bid to move the Alachua County fairgrounds from east Gainesville to the Canterbury Shoplace equestrian park. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katerina Sardi spoke with Newberry Mayor Bill Conrad about the reason behind the changing [...]

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Newberry to reconsider fairgrounds bid

By on November 11th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 2:58 pm

The City of Newberry will likely pull out of its bid to move the Alachua County fairgrounds to the Canterbury Showplace. Newberry Mayor Bill Conrad says the city will continue its plans for sports tourism in other ways. He says [...]

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Bustling downtown brings weekend watch for police

By on November 3rd, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 2:52 pm

UF Homecoming, Hemp Fest and Occupy Gainesville will be at the top of the Gainesville Police Department’s safety watch list this weekend. GPD Corporal Angelina Valuri says GPD is not changing protocol for the Homecoming football game, but will be [...]

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Search continues for suspected kidnapper

By on November 3rd, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 2:51 pm

The Gainesville Police Department is continuing their search for a suspect involved in a student kidnapping Tuesday night. GPD Corporal Angelina Valuri says the student brought the suspect into his apartment where the hours-long kidnapping continued. GPD identified the suspect [...]

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Final Haven Acres cats find a home

By on October 27th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 2:50 pm

The last of the cats rescued from Haven Acres in June are finding a new home today. These remaining cats tested positive for Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, which made them difficult to place in private homes.  Nearly 700 cats were rescued [...]

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