Corey Brooks

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

The Swamp gets a new look

Florida Gator football fans will notice some changes when they make the Saturday trip to Florida Field. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks has the story of the new visual experience. [audio:]

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Sales tax holiday is here

Business owners always enjoy the holiday season. Sales go up, and customers try to take advantage of the special deals. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks has the story of a holiday going on right now that will help generate some business and savings as well. [audio:|titles=Brooks Tax Wrap]  

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Group tries to help foster children with housing

Foster children across North Central Florida may soon see some relief in the form of new housing. Florida 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks has the story of how groups across the region are tying to make a difference for these traumatized youth. [audio:|titles=Baptist Wrap]    

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Young gymnasts find role models in London

The Summer Olympic Games represent the highest level of sport for many athletes across the globe. While they go out and peform, people back home sit and watch. Some are even inspired. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-Fms Corey Brooks has the story of a group of gymnasts, who see a dream in …

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Gainesville “Dark Knight” fans unaffected but GPD increases security near theatre

Despite the tragic shooting in Auroa Colorado, Gainesville theatre experienced sold out show for the “Dark Knight Rises.”  As Florida 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks reports, people attending the movie today are not linking the tragic shooting with the newest Batman movie. [audio:] Meanwhile, the Gainesville Police Department is ramping up security …

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Arrest made in four year old Gainesville rape case

Alachua County sheriff’s officials and other law enforcement agencies announced this afternoon the arrest of a man suspected of a 2008 rape, which occured in the Haile Plantation development in southwest Gainesville.  38 year old Andrew Payne junior was arrested in Georgia around ten this morning.   Authorities credited a new …

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