Tom Krynski

Tom is an employee at the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications.

Florida changes laws related to sexting

By Alyssa Averette – WUFT-FM Whether they’re on the road or taking a school exam, the overuse of cellphones and texting are a widespread problem among teenagers. And what was once harmless fun, “sexting” has become an increasing issue when it gets into the wrong hands. Previously, minors could be …

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Women making impact on Nobel Peace Prize

By Catherine Awasthi – WUFT-FM From generation to generation, female role models continue to emerge through political and peaceful activism. WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi reports how minority Nobel Peace Prize winners are beginning to weaken barriers toward leadership roles. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/NEWFPNOBEL.mp3]

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Gainesville family remembers loss of infant, tries to help others

By Catherine Awasthi – WUFT-FM [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/ME-Version-Awasthi-Project.mp3] October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. And on Saturday, a nationwide day of remembrance is being held for those who have lost an infant. WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi spoke with one Gainesville family who lost one its newest members more than a year ago …

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UF Muslim-Americans reflect on 9/11

The anniversary of the 9/11 attacks is being felt by many Americans, but as WUFT-FM’s, Tom Krynski reports, for Muslim-Americans, the ten years has been a voyage that is still evolving for them. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/tkfinal.mp3]

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Two chiefs out in High Springs

Some changes are underway in the small town of High Springs in Alachua County.  Both the police chief and fire chief in the city will be out of a job on Friday.  A news release from High Springs city manager Jenny Parham says there has been public discussion to combine …

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State chancellor warns of higher education problems

The person in charge of the state university system says higher education in Florida is in trouble because of ego and envy.  Chancellor Frank Brogan says that’s because all the schools in the state seem to be aspiring to be something else.  He says two year colleges are trying to …

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Officer cleared in shooting

A High Springs police officer who shot and killed a man at the community school on May 18, 2011, has been found to be justified in the shooting.  The investigation and review, conducted by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the Alachua County sheriff’s office, and the High Springs police …

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