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Jamie McCloskey: keeping athletes on track at UF

By on December 22nd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:16 pm

Overseeing the academic success of athletes at the University of Florida is no easy task. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Matthew Cretul has this profile of one of the key men behind the scenes of UF’s athletic program.

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

By on December 6th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:28 pm

Tuesday, December 7th, is the 69th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. WUFT’FM’s Matthew Cretul has more on what North Central Florida did over the weekend to remember December 7th, 1941.

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Proposed livestock thinning plan on Paynes Prairie draws large crowd

By on December 1st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:29 pm

Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park hosted a public meeting last night at the Doyle Conner Building in Gainesville. As WUFT’s Matthew Cretul reports, at the heart of the meeting was the proposed management plan of livestock currently living within the […]

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Gainesville residents express what they’re thankful for

By on November 24th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:30 pm

Thanksgiving means different things to different people here in Alachua County. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Matthew Cretul and Courtenay Tucker set out to find out just what people are thankful for

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Gators give back to Gainesville

By on November 22nd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:50 pm

The University of Florida football team may have played their last game in the Swamp on Saturday versus Appalachian State, but Head Coach Urban Meyer called an audible and had his players line up one more time in Gainesville. In all, Coach Meyer and his players filled over 500 bags for homeless and needy families in Gainesville. In addition to provisions, each bag was topped off with an orange Gator shirt.

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Sizing up the Gator basketball teams

By on October 21st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:08 pm

When the Gator basketball teams take the court this season, there will be the usual freshmen making their collegiate debut in the orange and blue. Both the mens’ and womens’ rosters feature freshmen from all around the world. WUFT-FM’s Matthew […]

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Remembering the "Alligator Man" Harold Nugent

By on October 21st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:01 pm

Services were held yesterday for Harold Nugent at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Gainesville. Mr. Nugent was better known as the “Alligator Man” to the thousands of school children he visited around the state as part of a joint effort […]

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Recent football player stalking case brings attention to domestic violence issues

By on September 16th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:10 pm

It seems each day we’re faced with another high profile relationship ending in divorce, namecalling, or worse, domestic abuse. Member station 89.1 WUFT’s Matthew Cretul shows us that while the cases may seem unique, they all share a common bond.

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