Chris Peralta

Chris is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing

Why Japanese architecture handles earthquakes better

Japanese architecture is known worldwide for its strength against earthquakes. But what does Japanese architecture have that makes it so resilient? And how prepared is it to deal with tsunamis, like the ones seen on Friday afternoon? WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta spoke with University of South Florida School of Architecture and …

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New protection for conservation lands

Gainesville and Alachua voters indicated their support to protect conservation lands from being sold by local governments in recent referendums. Now, policies are being enacted in pursuit of that goal. WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta reports. [audio:]

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Awake the state rallies held across Florida

Floridians concerned about legislative proposals to cut billions from public schools took to the streets today in what they’re calling an “Awake The State” campaign. WUFT’s Chris Peralta has more: [audio:]

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