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New airline joins Gainesville Regional Airport

By and on January 20th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:38 pm

A new airline has announced its plans to open a maintenance facility for its fleet, and eventually it could start offering flights from Gainesville. Silver Airways Chief executive officer David Querio said the company needed a new facility.

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UF historian reflects on how MLK would view the world today

By on January 16th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:41 pm

Many residents in north Florida and around the country honored Martin Luther King today in a variety of tributes and celebrations. While Dr. King was remembered for the things he fought for during the civil rights movement, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s […]

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SFC president reflects on past year and expectations for 2012

By on January 5th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 1:58 pm

President of Santa Fe College, Jackson Sasser, will soon begin his eleventh year as head of the college.  Tomorrow Dr. Sasser will be speaking at the annual Spring Convocation at 9 a.m. in the Fine Arts Hall on the campus.  Sasser […]

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Keeping online deals from becoming online duds

By and on December 21st, 2011 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:41 pm

If you’re doing any last minute holiday shopping online, make sure the site you buy from has a reputation you can trust. Florida Department of Law Enforcement Cyber Security Analyst Kevin Wiggins says there are a number of scams that […]

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Santa Fe College hosts concert

By on December 8th, 2011 | Last updated: September 10, 2012 at 10:13 am

Santa Fe College looks to celebrate the holidays. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FMs Jessica Becerra reports, fine arts performers are putting on a holiday concert.

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Veteran folk musician to play benefit concert Friday

By on December 8th, 2011 | Last updated: September 10, 2012 at 10:16 am

Veteran folk musician and songwriter John McCutcheon will be visiting Gainesville for a special benefit concert tomorrow. WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo spoke with Mr. McCutcheon today about the upcoming show, his nearly 40-year career and his life on the road.

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Cold weather residents take respite in Florida

By on December 8th, 2011 | Last updated: September 10, 2012 at 10:17 am

Florida sunshine attracts nearly one million North Americans and Europeans to our state to escape frigid winters at home. While some native Floridians complain about the “snowbird” demographic, traditionally Northern senior citizens, they provide a much needed economic boom to […]

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Gator national champs honored in rival stadium

By on October 21st, 2011 | Last updated: October 22, 2011 at 9:11 am

This weekend, the University of Florida Marching Band will perform in front of a huge audience, but not at a Gator game. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman has more on a visit to “enemy territory”, while honoring a Gator legend.

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FDLE crime stats released, Alachua County crime rate declines

By on October 21st, 2011 | Last updated: October 22, 2011 at 9:10 am

Florida Department of Law Enforcement just released the new statewide county report on crime statistics. Alachua County Sheriff’s Public Information Officer Art Forgey talked with WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman about the drop in Alachua County crime rates. Florida overall saw a […]

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Reaction to President Obama’s statement on troops leaving Iraq

By on October 21st, 2011 | Last updated: October 22, 2011 at 9:10 am

This afternoon, President Obama announced all US combat troops will leave Iraq by the end of the year, bringing the decade-long war to an end. With the end of the war, questions emerge as to what will happen with the […]

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