• Alachua County To Consider Storm Water Runoff Tax

    Alachua County is considering implementing an annual storm water assessment fee for unincorporated areas of the county. If imposed, the assessment will appear on homeowner's property tax bills in November. ...

  • Thirty-Eight New American Citizens Take Oath In Gainesville

    Currently, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has planned seven more naturalization ceremonies at the federal courthouse in Gainesville this year. ...

  • The Point Podcast: Going Inside Gainesville’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

    On The Point podcast this week: the opening of Gainesville's first medical marijuana dispensary, the selection of Karen Clarke as Alachua County's next superintendent, and the controversial usage of Social Security Numbers to identify public school students in Florida. ...

  • Universities Get Money For Faculty, Grad Programs

    All 12 Florida universities will benefit from $121 million in two new programs designed to help the schools attract top-level professors and reward high-performing graduate schools. The University of Florida will receive the largest share at more than $27 million. ...

  • UF Stadium, The Swamp

    ‘Christmas In May’ For Many College Students

    Despite political turmoil in Washington, D.C., and Tallahassee, federal and state lawmakers have agreed to dramatically increase financial aid to the neediest college and university students. ...

  • Puerto Rico Is Officially Bankrupt: What Does It Mean?

    After more than a decade of economic recession, Puerto Rico is broke .The governor of the island, Ricardo Rosselló, announced on May 3, that he filed for a bankruptcy-type protection, as established by Title III of The Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act, known as PROMESA....

  • This High School Senior’s Family Was Deported During A Trip To The Beach

    In June, Sebastian will graduate high school and enlist into the United States Marines Corps, but his family won’t be there to watch. ...

  • Culture In Crisis

    As luxury housing and chain stores replace mom and pop shops on University Avenue, Gainesville finds its culture at risk because of gentrification. ...

  • The First 100 Days

    On President Donald Trump's 100th day in office, eight North Central Floridians share their their stories, fears and experiences with the nation's 45th president.   ...

  • In Their Own Words

    Florida immigrants speak out on family, faith and the "American Dream." ...

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Elizabeth A. Baker Makes Big Impression With Small Piano

WUFT Classic Magnum Opus host, Richard Drake, spoke with New Renaissance Artist Elizabeth A. Baker, Eric Segal - Director of Education and Curator of Academic Programs at the Harn Museum of Art, and Jason Steuber - Cofrin Curator of Asian Art at the Harn Museum of Art, to discuss the Harn Museum of Art exhibition, "Show Me the Mini" (now through November 25, 2018).

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Things Get Real In Tom Miller’s Unreal World of UMMU

“Storytelling is at the center of culture, and culture is the reason that human beings can live on the planet in places they wouldn’t otherwise be able to live," says Miller. "It’s through storytelling we’re able to go into space. Alright? People gathered around a camp fire doing storytelling; that’s so fundamental to who we are because without storytelling, without theater, we don’t have culture. And if we don’t have culture, we as a species cannot exist.”

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Puerto Rico Is Officially Bankrupt: What Does It Mean?

After more than a decade of economic recession, Puerto Rico is broke .The governor of the island, Ricardo Rosselló, announced on May 3, that he filed for a bankruptcy-type protection, as established by Title III of The Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act, known as PROMESA. With this measure, Puerto Rico aims to restructure its public debt that surpasses $73 billion.

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