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Author Archives: Natalie Beigel

Rethinking merit pay for teachers

By on March 16th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:51 pm

Lawmakers in the Florida House of Representatives will weigh in on a controversial bill already passed in the state Senate today. The bill proposes a new system of teacher merit pay in Florida. More on this story with WUFT FM’s […]

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Alachua County and Gainesville City Managers co-author article on how negative publicity over last year’s planned Koran burning event pulled community together

By on March 2nd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:36 pm

Last year Gainesville found itself in the national and international spotlight when Dove World Outreach Center Pastor Terry Jones announced his plans to burn copies of the Koran. As a result of poor publicity, Gainesville City Manager, Russ Blackburn and […]

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Mixed reaction on Florida Governor’s nix to high speed rail project

By on February 16th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:43 pm

Community leaders and politicians weighed in on Wednesday over Florida Governor Rick Scott’s cancellation of plans to build a high speed rail from Central Florida to the West Coast of the state. Natalie Beigel reports.

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Gainesville mayor reacts to EPA’s cleanup plan for Superfund site

By on February 9th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:46 pm

An improved plan for theclean up of the Cabot-Koppers Superfund site in Gainesville has been reviewed and appears to be a signifcant improvement compared to previous plans. WUFT FM’s Natalie Beigel tells us more.

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