Tag Archives: Nickelle Smith

High profile news anchor says he’s gay

By on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm

A high profile television news anchor and correspondent, CNN’s Anderson Cooper confirmed publicly he is gay, telling an interviewer for a blog about his sexual orientation. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports on the reaction from a Gainesville leader in the […]

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Many residents of Live Oak remain displaced because of flooding

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:42 am

The rain from Tropical Storm Debby is causing several rivers in North Central Florida rise putting residents out of their homes. The American Red Cross has opened more than a dozen shelters across Florida including one in Live Oak. The city was one of the hardest […]

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Rain from Debby creates mosquito breeding ground

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:42 am

North Central Floridians are still feeling the effects of what was then Tropical Storm Debby. As residents continue the clean up effort, they have to now keep an eye out for mosquitoes. These insects now have more places to lay their […]

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Beryl provides test run for hurricane season

By on May 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:50 am

Floridians are no strangers to handling big storms, but as Tropical Depression Beryl continues spinning north of the state, Floridians are breathing a sigh of relief for the much needed rain and minimal wind impact. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith […]

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UF faculty still questioning budget cuts

By on May 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:51 am

University of Florida President Bernie Machen made one last effort to gather opinions about budget cuts at an open forum earlier today. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports, President Bernie Machen got an idea of just how faculty members […]

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UF student’s dad to run for the arts

By on May 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:08 am

Many parents are upset about cuts being made to school art programs but one Florida parent is taking a step towards saving the arts in these schools. At 53 years old, Steve Wheeler will run an Ultra marathon beginning tomorrow […]

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Florida kicks off summer nutrition program

By on May 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:11 am

During the school year, more than 1.6 million Florida students depend on free or reduced price school meals.  When school lets out for summer break, many of these students no longer have access to a nutritional meal. Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner […]

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