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Ink dries on letter writing

By on February 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:55 pm

When was the last time you sat down and wrote a letter? Not an email, but took a pen to paper? Florida 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck explored whether or not letter-writing is a lost art.  

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Free dental day giving kids and schools something to smile about

By on February 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:26 pm

A recent study shows oral health problems in young children is affecting not only their smiles but their performance in school. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports, children aren’t getting the healthcare they need when they should….and hopefully a free […]

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GRU–100 years of keeping the lights on

By on January 26th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:47 pm

Gainesville Regional utilities celebrated a milestone today.  As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports it’s been a century since the city embraced public power.

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Graham center uses new tool to engage students in politics

By on January 19th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:39 pm

With the Florida primary just a few days away, the University of Florida is making an effort to involve the younger generation in the political process. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports, new technology at the Bob Graham Center […]

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Arrest made in quadruple murder in Marion County

By and on August 11th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:07 pm

Marion County Sheriffs Office has arrested a suspect in connection with the quadruple homicide in Ocala. Deputies arrested 31 year-old James Bannister earlier this morning. He faces 4 counts of premediated murder and 1 count of arson and is being held […]

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World Trade Center artifact finds home with Ocala Fire Rescue

By on August 9th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:57 pm

The 10-year anniversary of the September 11th attacks is nearly a month away, and a piece of the rubble from the World Trade Center now has a home in Ocala. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck spoke with the Ocala Fire Rescue […]

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UF recruits eating disorders expert to start new program

By on August 9th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:26 pm

An expert on eating disorders has joined the University of Florida to develop a program from scratch to treat this illness that affects more than 10 million women and 1 million men. Doctor Kevin Wandler has worked exclusively with eating disorder patients […]

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Alachua County Farmer’s Market gives special incentives for snap recipients

By on August 8th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:59 pm

National Farmers Week is underway and in celebration, the Alachua County Farmers market is offering Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recepients a chance to double their benefits at the market. As Florida’s 89.1,WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports, farmer market shelp contribue to […]

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Marion County could faces harsher budget cuts

By on July 25th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 9:30 am

Superintendent of Marion County Public Schools has proposed the 2011 – 2012 budget. And as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’S Kelsey Peck reports, these cuts are much larger than expected.

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Local same-sex marriage activist reacts to passage of same-sex marriage ruling in NY

By on June 27th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 10:54 am

New York became the 6th state and the largest state to allow same-sex couples to marry. WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck spoke to Gainesville Community Alliance’s President Joseph Antonelli about his reaction and what this means for the rest of the nation […]

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