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Board of Governors takes education into their own hands

By on November 28th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:23 pm

As Governor Rick Scott continues to debate a new education plan, universities leaders are creating their own. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM Sanika Dange reports, a Board of Governors work group is suggesting reforms they hope will be implemented.

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How to enjoy holiday meals without packing on the extra pounds

By on November 21st, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:25 pm

The holiday season is a time for friends, feasts, which sometimes unfortunately brings weight gain. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, maintaining a healthy lifestyle does not have to interfere wtih holiday traditions.

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National occupy movement shows no signs of slowing down

By on November 14th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:28 pm

Leading historians say they believe the national occupy movement demonstrations could one day grace the pages of U.S. history books.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s spoke with University of Florida Oral History Program Director Paul Ortiz about how the Occupy movement will be perceived in the future.

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Financial picture in Greece unclear as prime minister steps down

By on November 7th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:31 pm

Greece’s Prime Minister George Papandreou has announced he will step down amid the country’s financial crisis. Greece is facing a 200-billion euro debt, but Papandreou stepping down could lead to an agreement that would wipe out half of Greece’s debt. [...]

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Cain campaign may be threatened by controversial You Tube message

By on October 31st, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:34 pm

Despite his top ranking in the political polls, Herman Cain’s rise to the top may be threatened.  He gained 28 percentage points since September and 57 points since March, the largest gain in recognition for any GOP presidential candidate this [...]

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Today marks 10 year anniversary of the Patriot Act

By on October 26th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:36 pm

A little over one month ago the U.S. remembered the tenth anniversay of the September 11th attacks. Today marks another ten-year anniversary; the signing of the Patriot Act. George W. Bush signed the anti-terrorism Act into law in the aftermath of 9/11. One of its controversial [...]

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Downtown Gainesville shooting leads officials to evaluate parking safety

By and on October 24th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:14 pm

The Gainesville Police Department is looking for a third homicide suspect involved in a downtown parking garage shooting early Sunday morning. Artrel Dubose was taken to Shands at the University of Florida after being shot in the head by a [...]

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Investigation begins into the shooting of 3 Lake City police officers

By on September 26th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:45 pm

An investigation is underway surrounding the Friday shooting of three Lake City police officers.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, law enforcement organizations say these kinds of police shootings seem to be on the increase in Florida.  

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Interfaith service held in Gainesville on 9/11 to help with healing

By on September 12th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:06 pm

Sunday marked the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C.  As WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, a variety of religious organizations came together in Gainesville to commemorate the day.

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Hurricane Irene victims receive relief

By on August 29th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:26 pm

As east coast residents assess the damage left in Hurricane Irene’s wake, nonprofit organizations are sending help to the northeast.  Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports.

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