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Lauren Lettelier

UF reacts to Scott’s budget proposal

Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he plans to allocate $15 million of funds to the University of Florida in hopes of improving education and allowing students to have better job security after graduation. University President Bernie Machen reacted to the proposal in an email, supporting the idea.

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Grant to fund rural health program

The University of Florida received $2.5 million in federal funding to further public health education programs and community health projects for rural Florida residents. UF will partner with Florida A&M University to establish the Rural South Public Health Training Center with a main focus on preventing HIV/AIDS in the rural …

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Holiday celebration by land or by sea

Boats strung with lights and playing Christmas jingles will spread the holiday spirit in the 26th annual Weeki Wachee Christmas Boat Parade taking place tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. Vessels large and small will start the parade by launching off at Roger’s Park in Spring Hill, float down the channel and …

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Gator Gallup races on

Homecoming celebrations are off and running with the Gator Gallup race underway.  WUFT-FM’s Hannah Winston says chilly weather did not deter the enthusiasm from event organizers. WUFT-FM’s Lauren Lettelier says Gators of all ages are hitting the pavement.

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Fair and football food safety

Ben Hill Griffin Stadium and the Alachua County Fair are among the list of venues where Alachua County citizens are having fun this fall. Tons of food is served at these events and WUFT-FM’s Lauren Lettelier takes a look at the safety of what gets put on your plate.

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