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NRC says no more nuclear licenses…for now

By on August 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:09 pm

The nuclear energy plant planned to be constructed in Levy County has been getting mixed reviews ever since it was proposed. A new decision from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is bringing this plant back into question. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s […]

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Fuel-efficient cars require specialized mechanics

By on July 26th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:35 am

In 2012 the automotive industry began a move toward environmentaly friendly and gas efficient cars. In 2011 alone more than 31,100 hybrid vehicles were sold.  But this trend toward hybrid vehicles has had an effect on just “who” can fix those cars […]

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Shands holds it own version of the Tour de France

By on July 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:37 am

With the Tour de France coming to a close the Shands Fitness and Wellness Center has its own cycling race for people to try. Floridas 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Clint Holzapfel reports.

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Veterans remember their service on the U.S.S. Nautilus

By on July 19th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:37 am

Veterans from the first nuclear powered submarine, the U.S.S. Nautilus, as well as other veterans from other submarines recently met in Ocala for a dedication ceremony to the men who had served on the historical vessel. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Liana Charles […]

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Progress Energy prepares for damage from Tropical Storm Debby

By on June 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:55 am

Progress Energy officials say the slow-moving tropical system, Debby, is likely to cause multi-day outages.  Crews have been battling the effects of the storm today and are preparing to repair additional damage on Monday as the Debby continues to pound […]

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WUFT-FM wins national Edward R. Murrow award

By on June 12th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:46 pm

The Radio Television Digital News Association has announced the 2012 National Edward R. Murrow Award winners. The awards honor excellence in electronic journalism.  WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo was named the national winner in the radio small market audio news reporting category.  […]

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Gators tops in the nation, and it’s not in sports

By on June 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:41 pm

University of Florida telecommunication senior Steven Gallo and recent journalism graduate Jon Silman both took home  first place honors  in the Hearst National Journalism Awards Championship Thursday  in San Francisco. Gallo, who will be a senior in the UF College of Journalism and Communications […]

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Researching to help the elderly

By on June 7th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:58 pm

A prestigious grant given to the University of Florida’s Institute on Aging will help researchers develop new ways to help our senior citizens. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports more on new research the center is conducting with this grant.

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First privately funded rocket lifts off from Kennedy Space Center

By on May 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:11 am

Space-X’s Falcon 9 rocket carried the unmanned Dragon capsule into space today from Cape Canveral, Fla., marking the first time a private company has sent a spacecraft to the space station.  The mission is considered the first test of NASA’s plan to […]

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Federal grant for UF for nuclear fuel cell studies

By on May 10th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:39 pm

As part of President Obama’s commitment to support higher education, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced that the University of Florida has been awarded close to $1 million in grant funds for the nuclear engineering program. Most of the money […]

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