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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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Segregation in Gainesville: a look back with long-time resident Vivian Filer

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

Seventy-three-year-old retired nursing professor and current chair for the Cotton Club Museum & Cultural Center Restoration Project, Vivian Filer has been a Gainesville Resident for 66 years of her life. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore had the chance to speak […]

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Jeremy Lin taking his sport to new heights

By on February 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:17 pm

From out of nowhere, Jeremy Lin emerged as the new “big star” in sports. Now the point guard for the NBA’s New York Knicks, Lin has drawn a widespread amount of coverage in a very short amount of time.  As Florida’s […]

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Sizing up this week’s GOP debate in Arizona

By on February 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:18 pm

With Wednesday’s Arizona debate marking the final time the four major GOP candidates will share the platform, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman chatted with University of South Florida political science professor Susan MacManus about what has been a very interesting GOP […]

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The emotional and realistic fallout of viral videos

By on February 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:18 pm

A racially-charged video made this week by two former Gainesville High School students went viral, bringing the issue of cyberbullying and the targeting of groups through the web. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta spoke with Shands’ PALS program coordinator Susan […]

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