Tag Archives: Michelle Obama

In the News: “Let’s Move,” athletes suspended over “Harlem Shake,” Crystal River nuclear plant, Koppers site cleanup

By on February 28th, 2013 | Last updated: February 28, 2013 at 11:20 am

First lady and Olympians promote “Let’s Move” – Michelle Obama visited her hometown of Chicago with well-known athletes to promote her 3-year-old effort to decrease childhood obesity. The first lady advised schools lacking physical education funding to have teachers implement [...]

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Two Alachua County schools win healthy eating award

By on December 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 12, 2012 at 5:36 pm

Twelve schools throughout Florida have won the Healthy Schools program’s Gold Award to honor its nutrition choices.

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Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative awards two Alachua County schools

By on September 24th, 2012 | Last updated: September 26, 2012 at 9:46 am

First lady Michelle Obama’s focus on improving the quality of food in schools has brought attention to the need for Alachua County kids to eat healthier.

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In the News: Shrinking Services, First Lady, Stowaway Cat, Space Shuttle

By on September 18th, 2012 | Last updated: September 25, 2012 at 11:52 am

Stories that WUFT noticed from around the state: Families grapple with shrinking state services offered to ‘medically fragile’ kids – Tampa Bay Times – The U.S. Department of Justice said the state of Florida has reduced home care for children [...]

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Michelle Obama speaks to crowd of 10,000-plus at University of Florida

By and on September 17th, 2012 | Last updated: November 14, 2012 at 2:42 pm

The first lady spoke to the crowd about the importance of the vote in Florida this election. Listen to an audio report and read a complete recap about her visit.

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Romney supporters seen outside Michelle Obama’s UF rally

By on September 17th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:05 pm

While thousands of attendees at Michelle Obama’s O’Connell Center speech lined up on Monday afternoon, a contingent of Mitt Romney supporters stood on the opposite side of Gale Lemerand Drive, holding signs and voicing opposition to the current administration’s policies.

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Liveblog of the Obama and Bush events in Gainesville

By on September 17th, 2012 | Last updated: September 24, 2012 at 12:01 pm

We’re bringing you live, interactive coverage from First Lady Michelle Obama’s visit to UF and George P. Bush’s stop at the Swamp Restaurant Monday afternoon.

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Security, traffic disruptions first signs of Obama visit

By on September 17th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 11:21 am

Students and local residents heading out to the O’Connell Center this afternoon should know about important security measures in place.

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On the second day, lines still seen for Obama ticket distribution

By on September 14th, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 11:14 am

It’s barely been 24 hours since people learned Michelle Obama is coming to the University of Florida and lines for tickets were still packed this morning.

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UFPD prepares for Michelle Obama visit; no parking restrictions expected

By on September 14th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:06 pm

With First Lady Michelle Obama scheduled to speak at the University of Florida on Monday, many people are wondering how the event will affect things on campus. Maj. Brad Barber said there is no parking restrictions that day although traffic will heavier than normal.

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