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Author Archives: Meredith Chipman

8-year-old cancer survivor to meet Dierks Bentley

By on September 30th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:42 pm

University of Florida Student Government Productions is hosting Dierks Bentley at the O’Connell Center for a concert tonight. SGP paired up with Shands Hospital for Children to get backstage passes for Ava Mason and her family. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s, Meredith [...]

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Sister Hazel returns to SFC to give back

By on September 23rd, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:47 pm

Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall’s inaugural showcase “Light Up the Night” will feature a variety of national and local performers tomorrow. Jose Manuel Carreno and Sarah Lane of American Ballet Theatre, the Gainesville Chamber Orchestra, and Sister Hazel are [...]

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Gainesville businesses debate success of downtown block party

By on September 16th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:15 pm

The third week of the United Downtown Street Festival will occur in Gainesville tonight.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman spent some time with local business owners, to talk about the event’s effect on their Friday night business.

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Record blood donations collected on 9/11 in Gainesville

By on September 9th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:23 pm

Newscasts on September 11, 2001, urged listeners to donate blood to help save the lives of victims. In Gainesville on 9/11 more than 800 people lined up to give blood.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman, spent time at Lifesouth Community Blood Centers [...]

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Gator fans weigh in on UF’s new football coach and upcoming season

By on September 2nd, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:12 pm

Football frenzy is in the air as the University of Florida football team prepares for the first game of the season tomorrow night. Marc Whiteman and Meredith Chipman took to the streets to talk with current students and lifelong fans about [...]

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