Author Archives: Marc Whiteman
For years, scientists have attempted to discover another method of studying the rapid intensity changes of hurricanes. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman reports, one organization might be very close to achieving that goal.
Since 2007, the city of Gainesville has had it’s own professional sports team, but it’s probably not the type you’d expect. And tonight, this professional team will set a state record in the sport’s lengthy history in Miami, FL. WUFT-FM’s […]
The majority of today’s high school students were far too young to understand the complexity of the 9/11 terrorist attacks a decade ago. And as WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman reports, high school teachers are finding it a difficult, but rewarding journey to […]
This coming Sunday, Casey Anthony will be released from jail with credit for time served and good behavior. Last week jurors found Anthony not guilty on the charge of murdering her 2-year old daughter, Caylee. The high-profile case has attracted […]
Gainesville Regional Utilities is set to present their increased budget proposal to the City Commission Wednesday. Despite a decrease in electric and gas units, prices on maintaining water and wastewater rose, increasing the average bill a consumer could expect to […]
While consumer spending stays down and company spending continues to rise, Gainesville Regional Utilities has proposed a new budget that will force consumers to pay a little bit more. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman reports, this budget increase […]
In an effort to make Alachua County more bike friendly, suggestions were tossed around tonight at the county’s monthly Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Board meeting. The county is looking to add bike lanes to major roads in the area while keeping safety […]
The months of February and March brought cooler weather and a hotbed of growth for damaging pests. And as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman reports, in the upcoming months, people might get even more pests.
A local energy company is making sure their plant is secure, after recent natural disasters caused a nuclear plant crisis in Japan. Citrus County’s Crystal River Nuclear Plant was to restart their operations in April, however, Progress Energy Spokeswoman Sherry […]
Six individuals received awards for all their hard volunteer work in the community on Thursday night in the Gainesville City Hall. The STAR Volunteer Awards, for those who impact local nature parks, was rewarded to high school students Naomi Glaser […]