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Florida springs in hot water

By on December 15th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:02 pm

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 […]

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Sounds and stories from holiday bell ringers

By on December 9th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:04 pm

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 […]

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School quality case moves closer to Supreme Court

By on December 1st, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:53 pm

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.

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The pyschology behind the culture of hazing

By on December 1st, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:53 pm

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. […]

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Santa Fe STEM event provides learning opportunity for students and community

By on November 17th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:26 pm

Job-seeking college students can learn more about employment and networking tips this evening. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo has more on the STEM Fest that seeks to bring science and technology to the community.

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Human Signs” to stay in Ocala

By on November 17th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:26 pm

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 […]

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University of Florida students and police react to Penn State riots

By and on November 10th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:28 pm

Penn State University students riot after the firing of Head Football Coach Joe Paterno, As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jessica Becerra reports, students emotions are running high. And in light of the news out of State College, some are wondering what […]

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Legendary NPR journalist Carl Kasell speaks tonight at UF

By on November 9th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:30 pm

The legendary NPR Morning Edition newscaster and current scorekeeper and judge of “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me” is in Gainesville today. Carl Kasell will speak at the University Auditorium on the UF campus tonight at 7 p.m. and is open to […]

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Christian study center offers alternative choice to UF students

By on November 7th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 2:30 pm

Many college students are notorious for spending long hours studying and drinking lots of coffee and students at the University of Florida are no exception. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo reports, one place in Gainesville serves students and […]

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Gainesville residents to question the future

By on November 7th, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 2:54 pm

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 […]

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