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Tropics ripe for more hurricanes

Hurricane Ernesto is now fading away into Mexico after making landfall late yesterday on the Yucatan Peninsula. But what about our chances to see a big storm? WUSF’s Steve Newborn reports those odds are going up – at least for now. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/89HurricaneforecastwrapPRX.mp3] University of Florida Meteorologist Jeff Huffman says the …

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UF Sikh student group planning for fall awareness campaign

With seven people dead after Sunday’s Sikh Temple shooting in Wisconsin,  the Sikh community has responded with shock and despair. WUFT-FM spoke with the president of the Sikh Students Association at the University of Florida, Neil Singh, about how the group is dealing with Sunday’s tragedy, and what it plans to do …

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Drought in middle America could hurt Floridians

The drought plaguing the Midwest is the worst since the 1950s. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Alexys Martinez spoke with Frankie Hall, the director for the Agricultural Policy Division for the Florida Farm Bureau, about how the dry spell is affecting us here in Florida. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/07/Drought-Wrap.mp3|titles=Drought Wrap]

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UF alum lives in London, says Olympics put stress on city

Thousands of people are arriving in London for the 2012 summer Olympic games, with the opening ceremonies scheduled for Friday.  While there’s excitement for the competition, and a strong connection with the University of Florida with athletes and the marching band on hand, it’s a major challenge facing the residents …

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Veterans remember their service on the U.S.S. Nautilus

Veterans from the first nuclear powered submarine, the U.S.S. Nautilus, as well as other veterans from other submarines recently met in Ocala for a dedication ceremony to the men who had served on the historical vessel. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Liana Charles talked to the vets about their experiences at sea during …

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