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Journalism loses a giant

This weekend CBS News lost a pioneer whose interviews were as rich and powerful as his personality. “60 Minutes” correspondent Mike Wallace died yesterday morning at the age of 93.  The joy exuded from Mike Wallace during his years as a journalist linked reporter and show together in an inseparable …

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Jeremy Lin taking his sport to new heights

From out of nowhere, Jeremy Lin emerged as the new “big star” in sports. Now the point guard for the NBA’s New York Knicks, Lin has drawn a widespread amount of coverage in a very short amount of time.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman reports, the media is going a …

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Sizing up this week’s GOP debate in Arizona

With Wednesday’s Arizona debate marking the final time the four major GOP candidates will share the platform, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman chatted with University of South Florida political science professor Susan MacManus about what has been a very interesting GOP primary campaign. In the first part of the Q&A session, …

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College football recruiting a new animal with social media

Each year, college football recruits from all over steal the eyes of sports nation while they decide where to play. National Signing Day, typically the first Wednesday of February, allows touted and under-the-radar recruits alike to revel in the attention of their big forthcoming announcement. But as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s …

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Reviewing the events of the “Boardwalk Fire”

Traffic is running again in both the north and southbound lanes on I-75 and U.S. 441 in Alachua County following yesterday’s deadly pileup. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman reports, officials from all of North Central Florida have provided assistance. In the wake of the most devastating interstate pileup in …

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Remembering Joe Paterno

In the year 1950, a relatively unknown former Ivy League football player joined the staff at Penn State University as an assistant coach. Promoted to head coach in 1966, Joeseph Vincent Paterno worked tirelessly to build a legacy that would forever change the perception of Penn St., both as a hub …

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