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Stretching those dollars at the gas pump

Even though the latest national surveys show gas prices dropping, most  people these days still wince at how much it costs to fill up the tank.   Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Dana Kurtz talked with some people who have ideas on how to keep your car at top efficiency–or how to avoid buying gas …

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More houses selling in the Gainesville area

The Gainesville housing market may be looking up. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s CameronTaylor spoke with the Alachua County Association of Realtors President Craig Wilburn about the outlook of the Gainesville Housing market. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/WilburnQNACT.mp3]

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Airing concerns about an open-air shelter

The size and scope of a community’s controversy is relative. A bigger city like Gainesville can become divided over things like tax hikes, biomass and bike paths, but Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Alex de Armas reports in High Springs, an antebellum style gazebo has people talking and feelings stirred up. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/04/FINALdeArmasgazebowrap.mp3]

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Tax Day doesn’t have to be taxing

Tomorrow is the last day to file your tax returns and Florida’s IRS has a few tips for those rushing to meet the midnight deadline. Florida IRS Spokesman Mike Dobzinski says filing electronically is the best way to go, but you must be careful. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/04/Dobzinski1.mp3] Dobzinski says the IRS website …

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Colombia trip looks to realign US-Latin America relations

President Obama is heading for Colombia today for his second Summit of the Americas. University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies Director Philip Williams says trade will be a central focus during talks with Latin American leaders. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/04/WILLIAMS2.mp3] He says countries like Brazil have been booming economically and the …

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Congressman Stearns addresses job opportunities while touring UF Innovation Hub

Congressman Cliff Stearns toured the University of Florida Innovation Hub earlier today. The building opened in October of 2011. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT’s Tershone Phillips spoke with Sixth Congressional District Congressman Cliff Stearns about how growing job opportunities around the area can help create a sector around the University of Florida. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/StearnsQA.mp3]

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Ca$hmob farmers market looks to sprout the economy of Alachua County

CashMobs have sprouted up throughout the United States and are modeled after Flash Mobs, events where large groups of people gather to celebrate artistic expression. Cash mobs add the element of supporting local businesses by encouraging people to spend money. Floridas’ 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis explains how the Florida Organic Growers …

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