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WRUF-TV premieres featuring 24/7 weather, news and Gator sports

By on June 1st, 2011 | Last updated: June 10, 2011 at 11:38 am

WRUF-TV, Cox Cable Channel 6 in Gainesville and over-the-air on digital channel 10.1, will launch North Central Florida’s first weather channel today. WRUF-TV, formerly WLUF-TV, will feature city specific weather conditions, forecasts, and severe storm watches and warnings updated in […]

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Fireworks celebration canceled due to funding

By on May 31st, 2011 | Last updated: June 9, 2011 at 3:37 pm

The annual Gainesville Independence Day eve celebration, Fanfares & Fireworks, has been canceled because of budget cuts to the University of Florida’s public broadcasting stations, officials announced today. “It’s especially hard to share this news since we recognize the significance […]

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WUFT-FM to launch Spanish language programming service on 89.1 HD3 April 11

By on April 11th, 2011 | Last updated: June 9, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Groundbreaking Initiative by UF’s College of Journalism & Communications to support bilingual journalism training for students University of Florida public radio station WUFT-FM 89.1 will begin broadcasting Spanish language programming on the 89.1 HD3 channel on Monday, April 11. WUFT […]

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