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Dan is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

UF Economist Dave Denslow weighs in on the economy

Political strategist James Carvel coined the phrase, ‘Its the economy, stupid” almost 20 years ago. Yet it still rings true today as economic issues are dominating the November election campaigns. While some politicians argue that President Obama’s economic policies have furthered the recession, others emphasize the inherited nature of many …

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Privacy breach affects former UF students

The University of Florida experienced a privacy security breach that exposed the personal information of over 200 former students. As 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz reports, the names, adresses, and social security numbers of those students were exposed. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/securitybreach.mp3]

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UF President talks stimulus funds with Vice President Biden

University of Florida President Bernie Machen was in Washington on Tuesday to discuss stimulus funds with Vice President Joe Biden. Representing the only Southeastern University at the meeting, Machen says the stimulus funds have helped U-F continue to succeed during tough economic times. 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz talked with President …

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UF police officer loses job over March 2nd shooting

University of Florida Police Chief Linda Stump admits the University Police Department could have handled things differently in the shooting of UF graduate student Kofi Adu-Brempong this past march. As Dan Katz reports, one of the four officers involved in the case has lost his job. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/shootingreport2.mp3]

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Religous Leaders Weigh In On Haiti, Tragedy And Faith

It’s been more than one month since the earthquake in Haiti. While many camera crews and reporters move on to other stories, still many questions linger in people’s minds. There are questions of faith and tragedy as people grapple with one major question, why? Dan Katz and Amy Rigby discussed …

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