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Steven is a reporter for WUFT News who may be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news @wuft.org

Making sense of the financial situation in Greece

The plan to put a European rescue deal to a vote in Greece was scrapped today. The Greek Prime Minister changed his mind after a widespread rebellion from within his own Socialist party over the referendum idea. Florida 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo spoke with University of Florida’s Dean of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences …

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Was Shakespeare a fraud? That is the question.

A new dramatic thriller will hit theaters tomorrow, but as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo reports, this new film is already stirring up controversy in academic circles. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Shakespearewrap.mp3] (News source interviewed for this feature was University of Florida English professor and Shakespeare scholar Sidney Homan)

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Lawmakers take a second look at prescription mail-order plan for state workers

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/StateemployeeDrugfeature.mp3] State employees may soon see more changes to their health insurance benefits. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo reports, some Republican lawmakers are now reconsidering recent changes to the benefits. The changes allow state employees to get as many as three 30-day refills of their long-term maintenance medications from …

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Marion County residents get a break on fees

Residents in Marion County will now pay less for certain residential building projects. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo has more on the newly approved fee reductions. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPBuildingPermitswrap.mp3]

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The long and hot march to the Swamp

While the University of Florida football team will be put to the test tomorrow, another group of UF students has been preparing for tomorrow’s big game. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo has more on what goes on before the Gator Marching Band takes to Florida Field. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/GatorBandFINAL.mp3]

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Hurricane Irene heads toward the outer banks of the Carolinas

Over the next day or so Hurricane Irene will brush by the Florida peninsula.  Meanwhile, the NOAA Tropical Prediction Center and FEMA are in high gear monitoring the storm’s movement just off the eastern coast of the United States.  Steven Gallo reports. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPHurricaneIrenewrap.mp3]

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Getting the word out to new freshmen about the dangers of alcohol

Thousands of new freshmen began classes at the University of Florida campus this week, but with each new school year comes concerns of more new students susceptible to alcohol abuse.  WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo spoke with GatorWell Coordinator for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Maureen Miller about the issue of drinking on campus. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MillerQA.mp3]

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