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University of Florida Oral History program hosts academic workshop

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the University of Florida conducts research studies and collects interviews with people from all walks of life. Their collection contains over five thousand interviews, including interviews with war veterans, civil rights campaigners from the 1960s and Florida politicians. As Paula Cunniffe reports, they are sharing their …

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Survey shows Americans still worry about terrorist attacks

A decade after the 9/11 attacks Americans still worry about another terrorist attack, according to a new survey by AAA Auto Club South. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Paula Cunniffe spoke with Triple-A South’s spokeswoman Jessica Brady, who says overall the figures are optimistic. Although the survey shows people are worried, they are also …

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The Righteous Kind performs tonight at Bo Diddley Plaza

In his day job as a chemistry professor at the University of Florida his students called him the Colonel. At night, he becomes a singer/songwriter and musician. Chuck Martin is the band leader, lead vocalist and lead guitar player of The Righteous Kind. The Righteous Kind celebrates its four-year anniversary …

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Potential consequences of a national debt default

With the debt plan deadline looming, some have begun raising questions about the consequences of a national default if it were to happen. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Paula Cunniffe spoke with Prudential Florida Managing Broker Richard Cohen to discuss the possible effects a default might have on the real estate market.

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Swamp Dance Fest underway at UF

Choreographers have flocked to Gainesville from around the world to take part in an intensive four week course which culminates in the Swamp Dance Fest.  Matthew Reeves is one of the choreographers and directors of the Dance Fest.  He is a UF alum and has been a professional dancer in …

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Citizens Co-Op gives real opportunity to buy local

Citizens co-op opened its doors to the public in Gainesville last Friday at 435 South Main Street. The co-op raised over 250-thousand dollars over the last three years to fund the store’s opening. They specialize in organic, non-GM local produce, but also stock other types of food you can find …

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