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UF students appear on the ‘Today’ show

By on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 3:46 pm

More than 100 UF students woke up early Friday morning and dressed in orange and blue for an appearance on NBC’s “Today” show in an excerpt showing school spirit before the men’s basketball game against Florida Gulf Coast University.

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Newberry Nations Park to host grand opening baseball tournament

By on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:21 am

Newberry Nations Park will host its grand opening baseball tournament Friday through Sunday. Its 16 baseball fields make the park one of the largest complexes in the country.

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44th annual Gatornationals scheduled for Thursday through Saturday

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 9:59 am

Gatornationals, Gainesville’s annual drag racing event, will be held at Auto-Plus Raceway March 14 to 17. The event is expected to attract at least 500 racers.

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Buchholz High girls basketball team wins first state championship

By on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 25, 2013 at 9:02 pm

Buchholz High School defeated Davie Nova High School, 63-49.

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Impact of removing wrestling from Olympics may be greater than expected

By on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: February 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm

The International Olympic Committee Executive Board has voted to drop wrestling from the 2020 Olympic Games.

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Report challenges weight-loss myths

By on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 5:27 pm

A New England Journal of Medicine report challenges popular myths and presumptions about weight loss, dieting and exercise.

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Louisville defeats Florida 33-23 in Sugar Bowl

By on January 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 9:43 am

From their first-play interception to their final failed onside kick, the Florida Gators had few answers for an energized Louisville team led by former Gator Assistant Coach Charlie Strong.  His Louisville Cardinals repeatedly stuffed Florida’s offense while putting on a […]

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‘Unsung heroes’ keep Gainesville golf courses on par

By on December 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:49 pm

Tree trimming, bunker raking and pin placement are part of Ian Ring’s daily routine that keeps Gainesville’s Mark Bostic Golf Course in prime shape.

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2012 University of Florida volleyball team concludes successful season

By on December 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 22, 2012 at 6:45 pm

The Gator volleyball team just wrapped up their season by making it to NCAA regionals.

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Speaking candidly, Olympian Tim Montgomery looks back on successful, troubled past

By on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 18, 2012 at 4:13 pm

Montgomery sat down with WUFT-FM’s Dana Lewin in our studio to tell his story about making one wrong decision that changed his life forever.

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