Author Archives: Mike Biana
Thirteen Muscovy ducks will be removed from the historic Duckpond Neighborhood in northeast Gainesville, following a vote by the neighborhood association board.
In a narrow 3-2 vote, the Alachua County Commission will hire an outside company to analyze whether or not the Alachua County Jail needs more staff, much to the dismay of the Sheriff’s Office. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM spoke with Alachua County Commissioner Mike […]
People all over the world are ringing in the Jewish New Year Wednesday night. A local Jewish community center has plans to celebrate this special holiday.
Two Men and a Truck are partnering with Boys and Girls clubs across Florida in a new program aimed at combatting childhood obesity. As Florida’ 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana reports, Two Men and a Truck will collect gently used equipment and donate […]
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office recently received a grant that will help protect children from falling victim to sexual offenders. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana reports, this funding will be used to set up a new special team whose goal is […]
With flu season approaching, experts are worried about an old strain. Scientists at the University of Florida’s Emerging Pathogens Institute don’t expect the old strain of H1N1 to return as a threat, but they are concerned about what the current […]
If there’s anything former Entomology professor Carl Barfield loved more than bugs…was his students. Dr. Barfiled taught his last class this summer after 35 years of teaching at the University of Florida. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana spoke with Dr. Barfield who […]
The reasons are debatable, but the numbers are clear: minorities have long been ill-represented at the voting booths. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana reports, an NAACP tri-county chapter centered in Levy County has placed getting people in the racial minority to vote […]
Marion-Polk Food Share serves the two counties it is named for. As people turn their attention elsewhere during the summer months, the food bank suffers a yearly low point in food donations. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana reports how the […]
Summer is the peak harvest time for many fruits that we’ve grown to enjoy during the hot season. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana reports, a local group is looking to aid the men and women who battle the heat […]