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Florida Bill Could Raise Speed Limit on Interstates, Highways

By on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 3:06 pm

A new bill proposed by two Florida senators could push the speed limit on highways and interstates up by 5 miles per hour.

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The American Academy of Pediatrics Suggests Monitoring Childrens’ Media Diets

By on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 3:49 pm

The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that parents should monitor their children’s “media diet” more closely.

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20 Months After I-75 Crash, Electronic Signs Still At Least A Year Away

By and on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 11:47 am

Construction on electronic signs along areas of Interstate 75 should begin around January, nearly two years after the 20-vehicle pileup that inspired public concern over drivers’ safety on the highway.

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Remembering those who sacrificed for freedom

By on June 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:12 pm

Just 68 years ago, the course of American history was changed when 160-thousand allied troops stormed the coast of Normandy. On the eve of D-day, WUFT-FM’s Lisa Greenberg reports more on the lives of those lost in Normandy.     […]

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Major grant gives UF’s College of Dentistry something to smile about

By on May 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:50 am

The University of Florida is one of 7 institutions to receive a $67- million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lisa Greenberg spoke with UF’s National Dental Practice Based Research Network Education and Training Coordinator […]

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First privately funded rocket lifts off from Kennedy Space Center

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

Space-X’s Falcon 9 rocket carried the unmanned Dragon capsule into space today from Cape Canveral, Fla., marking the first time a private company has sent a spacecraft to the space station.  The mission is considered the first test of NASA’s plan to […]

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SFC grads caged in no longer

By on May 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:15 pm

The Santa Fe Teaching Zoo will graduate 38 student zookeepers from the Zoo Animal Technology Program today. Director of Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Jonathan Miot says the college’s program is unique because it gives students on job experience in […]

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State partners with local organizations to promote teen driving

By on May 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:20 am

Students Against Destructive Decisions and the “I DRIVE SAFELY” program have teamed up in Florida to promote responsible teen driving at a local level. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lisa Greenberg spoke with SADD Statewide Coordinator Danielle Branciforte about this program.

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Industry standards helped isolate mad cow case

By on April 25th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:27 pm

Despite concerns about a case of mad cow disease found in California, the meat on your dinner plate is just fine. University of Florida IFAS Meat Specialist Chad Carr says this case should show how well the firewalls in the […]

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Gainesville residents going bananas over wild monkey roaming the city

By on April 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:28 pm

The monkey business continues as the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission searches for the Patas monkey first spotted last week in Gainesville.  FWC Public Information Coordinator Karen Parker says, while Patas monkeys can be aggressive, this animal seems to […]

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