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Bright leaves take root at Fifield Hall

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 Environmental Horticulture Club during the 16th annual Poinsettia Sale. Sale …

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Campus activism encourages HIV/AIDS testing

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 still a long way to go. She says supporting organizations …

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Saving technology of the past with a key stroke

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? WUFT-FM’s Katerina Sardi says while some love their new tablet …

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Newberry to reconsider fairgrounds bid

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 the city is reconsidering its plans because of poor feedback …

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Search continues for suspected kidnapper

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 as Ronald Newman, an armed 44-year-old man with a grey …

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Final Haven Acres cats find a home

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 from the Haven Acres Cat Sanctuary, and have been cared …

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