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UF students from Egypt react to protests abroad

Protests in Egypt began one week ago today, and even thousands of miles away their voices can be heard. With a large international student population, the University of Florida is home to a large Egyptian community which is reaching out to friends and family in the country as often as …

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Remembering Space Shuttle Challenger

For many Americans, there is a love affair with the astronauts who dared to test the limits of space. And with its home at Cape Canaveral in Florida , perhaps no where else was the love so strong. FPR’s Tom Krynski reports on a day 25 years ago, which changed …

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Why Florida lags behind the nation in job creation

As unemployment continues to be a problem around the country, Florida in particular is searching for ways to create jobs. Governor Rick Scott released a statement on Friday calling Florida’s 12% unemployment rate unacceptable. WUFT’s Dan Katz spoke with economist Hank Fishkind about unemployment nationwide, what may be in store …

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