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Common viral infections could mean life or death for some patients

By on June 2nd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 11:20 am

Suffering from and recovering from the flu is something many people experience each year. However, as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Samantha Taub reports, this minor virus which many people seem to get over, could actually be quite threatening to certain patients.

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Funding for AIDS drug assistance at risk

By on June 2nd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 11:20 am

Though no changes have been made yet, Governor Rick Scott and the Department of Health could eventually be making changes in eligbility for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program. After hearing this, Music icon Elton John, who founded his own AIDS [...]

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Judge from Danny Rolling murder trial says media can affect a high profile case

By on May 24th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 11:12 am

Stan Morris, served as the Senior Judge in the case against serial killer, Danny Rolling, the man responsible for the Gainesville student murders. He says the media can have a strong effect on high profile cases such as the case [...]

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Firefighters and forestry officials make progress on putting out the Honey Prairie Fire

By on May 24th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 11:13 am

Nearly one month ago (April 28th) lightning started the Honey Prairie fire in the Okeefenokee Swamp in Georgia. Over the following weeks the fire grew to more than 148,000 acres. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Samantha Taub reports, since then, firefighters and [...]

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Biomass research fueled by federal dollars underway at UF

By on May 12th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:20 pm

Gas prices are continuing to rise and as many know, petroleum is not a resource that will be around forever. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Samantha Taub reports, new alternative fuel developments are getting a boost at the University of Florida [...]

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Keeping kids safe during summer break

By on April 26th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:04 pm

School is almost out, and that means it’s time for families to start enjoying their summer. Many times, parents take this opportunity to send their kids to summer camp. WUFT-FM’s Samantha Taub has the details on some new changes, and [...]

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Don’t litter: no ifs, ands or cigarette butts

By on April 19th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:46 pm

Every day, people throw their cigarette butts onto the ground without giving it any second thought. However, that one cigarette being thrown on the ground contributes to the millions of butts that are tossed out each year. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s [...]

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State Representative Baxley chosen for state redistricting committee

By on April 19th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:46 pm

Speaker of the House Dean Cannon announced last night the list of state house members that will be assigned to the House Redistricting Committee. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Samantha Taub who was chosen and how it well help represent the local [...]

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Update: UF students and Japan, longer version

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

On Tuesday’s Front Page edition of All Things Considered on WUFT-FM, we talked with a University of Florida official about how UF students are affected by events in Japan. WUFT-FM’s Sammantha Taub reports.

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Arizona shooting raises questions about gun permits

By on January 11th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:13 pm

With the recent shooting of Gabrielle Giffords, an Arizona Congresswoman this past weekend, many people may be questioning certain regulations involved when purchasing a gun. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM, Samantha Taub has this report.

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