Shands Children’s Hospital at the University of Florida celebrated the opening of its new Pediatric Oncology Unit on Thursday. The NASCAR and V Foundations combined their efforts to donate $500,000 toward renovations. WUFT-FM’s Patrick Colden spoke with V Foundation CEO Nick Valvano about his organization’s contribution to the unit.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/oncology.mp3]
For the first time in nearly a decade, NASA astronauts will strap in Wednesday for a rocket launch from Florida's Space Coast, a significant milestone for a region hit hard by the retirement of the space shuttle.