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Against all odds: a student’s journey at the University of Florida

By on February 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:06 pm

The transition from high school to the University of Florida can be easier if your parents or siblings went to school at UF, especially when friends are also attending UF as well.  But for one University of Florida student, it’s not [...]

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StoryCorps is Back in Alachua County

By on February 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:07 pm

The interviewers from StoryCorps are back in Gainesville because the Alachua County Library District has been recognized as one of the top 10 in the country.  StoryCorps interviews are archived in the Library of Congress. What qualities distinguish a library [...]

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Eastside high school students learn valuable history lesson

By on February 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:07 pm

Eastside High School in Gainesville received ancient artifacts on Wednesday in honor of Black History Month.  And as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis reports, the students also had the opportunity to learn about the Rosewood Massacre in Levy County.

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New requirements possible for Florida felons

By on February 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:07 pm

Felons may soon find receiving temporary aid more difficult than it used to be. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports how a new bill would require some felons to attend drug rehabiliation programs.

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SFC beefs up security in light of recent crimes

By on February 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:07 pm

Santa Fe College is stepping up security efforts on its Northwest campus.  In recent weeks SFC experienced an attempted kidnapping and an indecent exposure case on the campus.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lauren Rautenkranz tells about these efforts to create a safer environment for students.

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GOP candidates prepare for Super Tuesday

By on February 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:07 pm

The pressure’s on for the four remaining Republican presidential candidates. They face off tonight in the last debate before the upcoming primaries. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Michael Cadigan spoke with University of Florida Political Science Professor Michael Martinez about this important night [...]

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Getting by through music

By on February 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:08 pm

The Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. is exhibiting the works of Aleksander Kulisiewicz.  And as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo reports, one woman brought his work to the University of Florida, to show the significance of life in a topic [...]

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Last chance for GOP candidates to stand out

By on February 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:44 pm

With former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney leading the current delegate count, WUFT-FM’s Michael Cadigan says tonight’s debate takes a great importance.

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Unemployment may be reason for high health care costs

By on February 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:17 pm

The US obesity rate and health care costs are on the rise again. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports, the unemployment rate may be to blame.

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UF, FSU may be able to raise tuition because of research designation

By on February 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:17 pm

The University of Florida could soon have the power to raise its tuition rates higher than any other public school in the state. The proposal, which has already been approved by a Senate committee, is now heading to be reviewed [...]

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