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New airline joins Gainesville Regional Airport

A new airline has announced its plans to open a maintenance facility for its fleet, and eventually it could start offering flights from Gainesville. Silver Airways Chief executive officer David Querio said the company needed a new facility. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/qUERIo1.mp3]

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UF historian reflects on how MLK would view the world today

Many residents in north Florida and around the country honored Martin Luther King today in a variety of tributes and celebrations. While Dr. King was remembered for the things he fought for during the civil rights movement, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski talked with Paul Ortiz, a UF expert on …

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Keeping online deals from becoming online duds

If you’re doing any last minute holiday shopping online, make sure the site you buy from has a reputation you can trust. Florida Department of Law Enforcement Cyber Security Analyst Kevin Wiggins says there are a number of scams that pop up every holiday season to not just take your …

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Santa Fe College hosts concert

Santa Fe College looks to celebrate the holidays. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FMs Jessica Becerra reports, fine arts performers are putting on a holiday concert. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/CHRISTMASWRAP.mp3|titles=CHRISTMASWRAP]

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Veteran folk musician to play benefit concert Friday

Veteran folk musician and songwriter John McCutcheon will be visiting Gainesville for a special benefit concert tomorrow. WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo spoke with Mr. McCutcheon today about the upcoming show, his nearly 40-year career and his life on the road. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/McCutcheon-QA-FINAL.mp3|titles=McCutcheon QA FINAL]

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Cold weather residents take respite in Florida

Florida sunshine attracts nearly one million North Americans and Europeans to our state to escape frigid winters at home. While some native Floridians complain about the “snowbird” demographic, traditionally Northern senior citizens, they provide a much needed economic boom to the Sunshine state, especially South Florida. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Shannon …

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Gator national champs honored in rival stadium

This weekend, the University of Florida Marching Band will perform in front of a huge audience, but not at a Gator game. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman has more on a visit to “enemy territory”, while honoring a Gator legend. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/whiteman-tebow-fp_mixdown.mp3|titles=whiteman tebow fp_mixdown]

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FDLE crime stats released, Alachua County crime rate declines

Florida Department of Law Enforcement just released the new statewide county report on crime statistics. Alachua County Sheriff’s Public Information Officer Art Forgey talked with WUFT-FM’s Meredith Chipman about the drop in Alachua County crime rates. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/ForgeyQnA.mp3|titles=ForgeyQnA] Florida overall saw a two percent decrease in total crime, and Gilchrist and …

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UF expert on death of Libyan leader

Former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi was killed Thursday. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo has more with University of Florida African studies professor Leonardo A. Villalón’s response to the reactions overseas. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/Gadhafi-Death-wrap.mp3|titles=Gadhafi Death wrap]

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