WUFT News http://www.wuft.org/news News and Public Media for North Central Florida from the University of Florida in Gainesville Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:42:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 UF Study Shows Grape Seed Oil Can Reduce Obesity http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/30/uf-study-shows-grape-seed-oil-can-reduce-obesity/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/30/uf-study-shows-grape-seed-oil-can-reduce-obesity/#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:42:59 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=90112 http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/30/uf-study-shows-grape-seed-oil-can-reduce-obesity/feed/ 0 June 29, 2015: News in 90 http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/29/june-29-2015-news-in-90/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/29/june-29-2015-news-in-90/#comments Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:57:27 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=90165 http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/29/june-29-2015-news-in-90/feed/ 0 Here’s What Local Folks Are Saying About Today’s Supreme Court Decision http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/26/heres-what-local-folks-are-saying-about-todays-supreme-court-decision/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/26/heres-what-local-folks-are-saying-about-todays-supreme-court-decision/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:35:18 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=90013 The U.S. Supreme Court handed down a 5-4 decision today that states must recognize same-sex unions citing 14th Amendment protections. Here are some reactions from Florida:]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/26/heres-what-local-folks-are-saying-about-todays-supreme-court-decision/feed/ 0 Commissioners Discuss Creating New County http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/24/commissioners-discuss-creating-new-county/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/24/commissioners-discuss-creating-new-county/#comments Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:20 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=89971 Newberry City Commissioner Tim Marden is proposing drawing a line through Alachua County to create a new county out of the western portion. The county, which would be called Springs County, would address the issue of some residents of smaller towns, like Newberry, feeling like they do not get adequate representation.]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/24/commissioners-discuss-creating-new-county/feed/ 0 Student Teaches Herself To Skateboard, Rises To “Queen” http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/24/student-teaches-herself-to-skateboard-rises-to-queen/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/24/student-teaches-herself-to-skateboard-rises-to-queen/#comments Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:05:35 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=87759 Neena Schueller climbs to the top of the longboard community as one of the only female skateboarders sponsored by a local skate shop. She has been recognized for her skills on YouTube and in the skateparks, winning titles such as "Queen of Kona."]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/24/student-teaches-herself-to-skateboard-rises-to-queen/feed/ 0 Gainesville: A Popular Destination For Homeless Travelers http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/24/gainesville-a-popular-destination-for-homeless-travelers/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/24/gainesville-a-popular-destination-for-homeless-travelers/#comments Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:10:32 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=88667 http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/24/gainesville-a-popular-destination-for-homeless-travelers/feed/ 0 Gainesville High Teacher Cultivates Student Creativity http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/23/gainesville-high-teacher-cultivates-student-creativity/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/23/gainesville-high-teacher-cultivates-student-creativity/#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:29:24 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=88221 Gainesville High School teacher Tony Malo uses unique teaching and disciplinary methods to prepare students for the workforce and empower them to be self-motivated while learning to collaborate in groups. He believes his experiential learning methods are more effective than teaching for standardized tests. ]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/23/gainesville-high-teacher-cultivates-student-creativity/feed/ 1 Protestors Voice Concern Over Proposed Bear Hunt http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/23/protestors-voice-concern-over-proposed-bear-hunt/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/23/protestors-voice-concern-over-proposed-bear-hunt/#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:28:28 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=89915 Protesters voiced their opposition to the proposed bear hunt on Monday outside of the Ocala office for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. The FWC is expected to vote on the issue Wednesday.]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/23/protestors-voice-concern-over-proposed-bear-hunt/feed/ 0 Gainesville Punk Scene Provides Creative Outlet Beyond Traditional Norms http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/22/gainesville-punk-scene-provides-identity-for-women/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/22/gainesville-punk-scene-provides-identity-for-women/#comments Mon, 22 Jun 2015 20:49:37 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=88119 Women are entering the Gainesville punk subculture as an alternative to the mainstream norm. According to Rose Vastola, lead singer of UV-TV, Gainesville welcomes creativity regardless of gender.]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/22/gainesville-punk-scene-provides-identity-for-women/feed/ 1 City Commission Passes Ordinance To Regulate Uber http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/19/city-commission-passes-ordinance-to-regulate-uber/ http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/19/city-commission-passes-ordinance-to-regulate-uber/#comments Sat, 20 Jun 2015 01:36:34 +0000 http://www.wuft.org/news/?p=89735 In an effort to even the scales, the Gainesville City Commission voted Thursday afternoon to regulate app-based transportation services like Uber. The ordinance will hold them to standards similar to those of traditional taxis drivers. ]]> http://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/19/city-commission-passes-ordinance-to-regulate-uber/feed/ 0