Juliana Valencia

Juliana Valencia is a reporter who can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

Economy spurs interest in trade jobs

Not everyone wants to go to college. In this difficult economy, some experts say learning a trade can help in the long run. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Juliana Valencia reports, an area trade school is helping those who might not want to become an electrician. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/JulianaFinalProjectDec2011.mp3]

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NTSB wants to prohibit cellphone use behind the wheel

The National Transportation Safety Board recommended that all states ban cellphone use behind the wheel. Although the board has no legislative power they are the first federal agency to call for an outright prohibition on telephone conversations while driving.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Juliana Valencia spoke with Gainesville Police Department Traffic …

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Alachua County remembers Pearl Harbor

For 7 decades, December 7th has been a day Americans have always remembered.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Juliana Valencia reports, Alachua county residents and veterans came together today to remember.  Here also is WUFT-TV coverage of the event from reporter Wade Swikle. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/valenciapearl.mp3] [jwplayer config=”News-video” file=”wuftnews/20111207-PearlHarbor.mp4″]

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Thousands of holiday plants expected to find a merry home tomorrow

A yearly tradition is replanting its roots tomorrow with the University of Florida’s Poinsettia sale. University of Florida Horticulture Club President Michael Blomgren says they will have a wide range of poinsettias available, including many nontraditional varieties. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/BLOMGREN2.mp3] All proceeds return to the Horticulture club. The sale will take place …

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