Yesterday presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke at a Florida convention of the National Association of Latino Elected and Apointed Officials, and President Obama spoke to the same conference today. Their attention shows the Latino vote in Florida is becoming an ever-increasing issue of importance. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris spoke with Phillips Williams, the Director of the University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies. He spoke about the importance of the Latino vote and what issues they’re talking about for november’s election.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPLatinoVoteQA.mp3]
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With no time left on the clock, Florida made a tie-breaking touchdown against Tennessee at home in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Saturday. The No. 24 Gators upset the 23rd-ranked Volunteers 26-20.