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Remembering a UF student where she loved to play

By on July 20th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:37 pm

Another summer weekend in North Florida has begun, and for some it is a chance for a trip to the beaches in St.Augustine. But this weekend, one group of surfers will be out in the water remembering one of its [...]

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Helping report bullies in Alachua County schools

By on July 19th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:37 pm

The school year in Alachua County is about one month away.  As WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski reports, one school board member hopes a new service will make things better for students and parents.    

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Celebrating zoo keepers at Santa Fe College

By on July 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:10 pm

You may not know it,  but if you like visiting zoos and aquariums, you depend on these people.  We’re talking zoo keepers, who are being recognized this week as part of National Zoo Keeper week.  Many of the people who work [...]

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North Florida road closing update

By on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:46 pm

From  Lake City  – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is providing an update on road and bridge closures in Northeast Florida due to Tropical Storm Debby.  Columbia County SR 247 at a section of roadway between County Roads 240 [...]

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Honoring “the greatest generation” with trip to DC

By on June 18th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:54 pm

Recently, many  paused to remember those who stormed the beaches at Normandy during World War Two.  Now, many of the World War Two veterans are in their upper 80s and 90s.  With the realization that their numbers are dwindling each year, [...]

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Sarasota publisher named dean at UF College of Journalism

By on June 11th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:57 pm

The College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida will be under new leadership in 2013.  Diane McFarlin, publisher of the Herald-Tribune Media Group in Sarasota, assumes her position as dean on January 1st.  She is a 1976 [...]

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Veterans to bond at Gainesville ceremony

By on May 25th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:07 am

Throughout the week on Front Page, we’ve reported on the various Memorial Day activities in several North Florida counties. Today, WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski reports on a Memorial Day program that will take place in Gainesville on Monday morning.

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Military veteran, now UF faculty member, honors veterans in Gainesville display

By on May 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:08 am

Memorial Day weekend means different things to many people. For Dr. Paul Ortiz, director of the University of Florida’s oral history program, it’s a time for him to remember his military service, and honor all who served. As Florida’s 89.1, [...]

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Gainesville community to rally in support of central Florida teen

By and on March 21st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:56 pm

The case of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year old who was shot and killed outside of Orlando, is gathering national attention.  As  Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski reports, religious leaders are organizing in Gainesville as well.  

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Civil rights activist Cornel West brings his message to Gainesville

By , and on January 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:49 pm

A nationally known activist and academician, speaking in Gainesville today, stopped by the Bo Diddley Plaza to lend support to members of the Occupy movement.  Cornel West, who will speak tonight at University of Florida, offered his support to those [...]

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