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Happy birthday Twitter

A popular social media website is celebrating a birthday today. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on the impact of social media websites, like Twitter. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPTwitterWrap.mp3]

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Where #Twitter stands after 6 years

Say Happy Birthday to Twitter. It has been six years since the first tweet, “just setting up my twttr” was relayed.  University of Florida Social Media Specialist Bruce Floyd says because of its growth, Twitter is a key resource for companies to have to make them successful. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/FLOYD1.mp3] He says …

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Still a bumpy road ahead for proposed Ocala skate park

A skate park proposal is gaining momentum in Marion County, although funding continues to be an obstacle in the road.  Ocala Assistant City Manager Catherine Cameron says neither the city nor county has funding set aside. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/Cameron3.mp3] About 100 members of the community sat down with officials to show their …

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Aaron O’Rourke Trio brings its unique acoustic style to Keystone Heights area this Sunday

This weekend music lovers can fill their desire for Irish music by heading to a house concert in Keystone Heights which will feature the Tallahassee-based Aaron O’Rourke Trio. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend takes us up close and personal with the leader of this acoustic group. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPAaronOrourkeTrioQA.mp3] Aaron O’Rourke Trio …

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Primavera Festival has Gainesville blooming with Springtime festivities.

Spring is here and North Central Floridians are getting an opportunity to take advantage of this season of rebirth. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith spoke with Florida’s Eden Executive Director Annie Pais about Primavera, a month-long series of events Pais hopes will put Gainesville on the map. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/PrimaveraQA.mp3] That was Florida’s Eden …

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The need for speed brings in the “big bucks” to Gainesville

Rain or shine drag racing fans from all over traveled to Gaineville this weekend for the Gatornationals. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jillian de Montluzin reports, fan’s just couldn’t resist their need for speed. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/webGatorNationalsLocalBoostdepth.mp3] Gatornationals attracts fans from across the country. Aaron Weber from Micanopy at one time lived in South Carolina and says …

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