40 years ago, the face of intercollegiate athletics changed as title IX was enacted. This legislation forced colleges to give women’s sports the same benefits as men’s. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks spoke with the athletics director at the College of Central Florida about the effects of this legislation, and the growth of women’s sports as a result.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Title9QA.mp3]
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Books and Burgers, a literacy program run by the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Youth and Community Resource Unit is a local activity. Officers go to different elementary schools and parks to grill burgers and hot dogs, hand out books and spend time with kids and parents.