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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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Google may be tracking you

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

The Wall Street Journal says Google may be tracking iPhone users’ behavior by embedding a special code in their phones and therefore violating privacy laws. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta spoke with University of Florida Media Law Professor Clay Calvert about privacy […]

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Sea Turtle Conservancy holds annual conference in Gainesville

By on February 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:19 pm

Marine researchers and sea turtle enthusiasts are converging in Gainesville for the 15th Annual Florida Marine Turtle Permit Holder Conference. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Tondrea Hadley spoke with Policy Coordinator for The Sea Turtle Conservancy, Gary Appelson about what people can […]

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Investigation continues into shooting death in Clay County meth lab bust

By on February 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:19 pm

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is now involved in the investigation of a fatal methamphetamine lab bust in which a detective was killed. Florida Department of Law Enforcement Communications Coordinator Keith Kameg says the FDLE is providing support on […]

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