Author Archives: Mike Biana
After 17 years of what many consider discrimination and oppression of a minority group, the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy eliminated. Pentagon chief Leon Panetta signed off on the decision, repealing the decade-and-a-half long mandate that prohibited military men and […]
The space shuttle Atlantis will make its way home for its final touchdown tomorrow morning. The landing marks the completion of the NASA space program. WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana spoke with CBS correspondent Peter King, who has covered the space program […]
Although some people welcome the federal proposal to curtail boating in Kings Bay year round, not everyone is happy about it. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana reports, those who oppose the plan say they don’t think manatees are at […]
Although the crime rate among juveniles in Alachua county is down overall, for young females the figure is on the rise. WUFTFM’s Mike Biana spoke with State Attorney’s Office Director of Victim Services Gretchen Casey about the latest figures.
Potter-mania has grabbed hold of the world, and Gainesville is not exempt from the craze. Last night’s midnight premiere brought locals to the theaters in droves to watch the ending of the story that has been at the heart of […]
A project that will turn an old hotel into a living space for homeless U.S. Veterans has left some people outraged, and others hopeful. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana reports, this controversial issue has Gainesville residents divided.
Food Not Bombs Co-Founder Keith McHenry was released from Volusia County jail this morning after serving 17 days for civil disobedience. Just one day after his release, McHenry plans to make an appearance in Gainesville to talk about the Food […]
The launch of Atlantis marked NASA’s final shuttle mission. A North Central Florida man whose entire life has revolved around aeronautical advances was in Cape Canaveral on Friday to witness the historic event firsthand. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana has […]
Gainesville is receiving recognition as one of the country’s top solar cities. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana reports, Gainesville Regional Utilities continues to work to develop the solar technology.
Americans will be getting more details tonight on President Barack Obama’s plans to reduce the number of U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan when he addresses the nation at 8:00 p.m. WUFT-FM and Florida’s 5, WUFT-TV will carry the speech. According […]