Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai will be honored today with a 20-foot tall oak tree planted by the University Auditorium on the University of Florida campus. WUFT-FM’s Leah Harding says it is an appropriate tribute to the memory of a noted environmentalist.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/LeahVO.mp3]
A Gainesville man was gored in the armpit while running with fighting bulls during the San Fermin festival, according to the Associated Press. Mike Webster, 38, an occupational therapist, was running for the 38th time in 11 years.