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Gainesville food stands looking to serve late night customers

By on May 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:11 am

A change to Gainesville city policy may allow mobile food stands to stay open later-until 3 a.m.  Although the current law mandating they close at 10 p.m. is loosely enforced, the extension would solidify food vendors as late night hot [...]

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Graduation excitement tempered by reality of school debt

By on May 4th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:16 am

This weekend is graduation at the University of Florida. While many students will be looking back at the memories they made in college, some may have to look back on the money they spent to be there. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s [...]

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UF mechancial engineering students showcase their skills in national competition

By on April 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:38 am

While some University of Florida astronomy, aerospace and mechanical engineering students are competing in the nation’s largest science fair in Washington, D.C. a smaller group of students is competing at another event: The American Society of Mechanical Engineer’s Human Powered [...]

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Gainesville seniors gain health benefits from gaming

By on April 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:29 am

A Wii Game Console has been sitting unused at the Gainesville Senior Recreation Center, but Shands Rehab professionals are setting out to change that. A Shands physical therapist and shands recreational therapist hosted a class today to instruct seniors how [...]

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First responders of I-75 tragedy honored at ceremony

By on April 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:40 am

The actions of medical staff and professionals who assisted during the fatal I-75 crashes in January are being commemorated this week. Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell hosted a ceremony yesterday to honor medical staff and professionals who sprang to action [...]

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STOMP to bring unique rhythms to the Phillips Center this weekend

By on March 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:43 pm

  STOMP is is a performance troupe that uses everyday objects to produce catchy rhythms. The group is playing three shows this weekend at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Gainesville. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Kelsey Diaz [...]

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Animal hoarding the focus of weekend conference in Gainesville

By on March 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:26 pm

A University of Florida veterinary training program is playing host to a conference this weekend on animal hoarding. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Kelsey Diaz explains what animal health professionals are doing to handle this issue.  

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UF Anti-Hazing Task Force to collaborate with other state universities

By on March 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:38 pm

The University of Florida Anti-Hazing Task Force met Friday to discuss their next steps in hazing prevention. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Kelsey Diaz attended the meeting and explains how the group of administrators is working to prevent violence on campus.

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New website encourages techies to get fit

By on March 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:44 pm

Technology is often to blame for people sitting down. They sit while surfing the web. They sit while they’re playing video games. They sit if they work with computers. Now a local doctoral student is employing technology to urge people [...]

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Rising spring break gas prices push affordable trips

By on March 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:12 pm

Rising gas prices are coming at a time when many are making spring break travel plans. The increase in cost is causing some college students to rethink where they’re going, while business owners at popular spring break destinations are doing [...]

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