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Florida springs in hot water

The springs in north Florida are an integral and unique part of the community, both for residents and visitors from abroad. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo rports, these natural resources are in danger and the threat may mean more than just a damper on recreation. [Audio clip: view …

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Sounds and stories from holiday bell ringers

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s nearly impossible to go shopping without finding  or hearing a Salvation Army bell ringer along the way. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo has more on some of the stories behind these people and their motivation to keep ringing. [Audio clip: view full …

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School quality case moves closer to Supreme Court

An education advocacy group is one step closer to reaching its goal of education reform in the state. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo reports the lawsuit filed against the state questions the quality of Florida’s education. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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The pyschology behind the culture of hazing

Governor Rick Scott is calling on university presidents today to take action in light of the recent hazing death in the Florida A&M marching band. Scott asked the presidents of all eleven Florida universities to review anti-hazing rules and penalties. Robert Champion was a drum major in the band and …

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Human Signs” to stay in Ocala

People waving and spinning signs advertising a sale or business isn’t an unfamiliar sight on a lot of street corners. The Ocala City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to refrain from regulating these so-called “human signs” or “sign spinners” within the city. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo spoke with City Commissioner and …

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Gainesville residents to question the future

Gainesville residents will have an opportunity to sit down with their commissioners and mayor next week. The city will hold a “Focus on the Future” community forum where residents can give city leaders feedback on what they want Gainesville to look like in the future. Gainesville Communications and Marketing Manager …

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