National

What’s that you’re drinking?

The national conversation on health veered into the world of soda today, at a national soda summit.  The sweet carbonated drinks are under attack in some circles.  And recently, New York mayor  Michael Bloomberg  proposed a change to the city’s  health code that would ban sugary sodas of 16 ounces or …

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Helping military personnel with epilepsy

Veterans from all types of wars  suffer from traumatic brain injuries. As WUFT-FMs Liana Charles reports, epilepsy is a growing problem for military members coming home from war. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/06/FP-TBI-and-Epilepsy-WRAP-LC.mp3|titles=FP TBI and Epilepsy WRAP LC]  

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Remembering those who sacrificed for freedom

Just 68 years ago, the course of American history was changed when 160-thousand allied troops stormed the coast of Normandy. On the eve of D-day, WUFT-FM’s Lisa Greenberg reports more on the lives of those lost in Normandy. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/06/D-Day-Wrap1.mp3|titles=D-Day Wrap]        

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Hurricane center is ready

The National Hurricane Center in Miami is at full operational status today, with the official beginning of the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season. Earlier today, Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’S Forrest Smith talked with the out-going director of the center, Bill Read. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/06/fpread.mp3] That was Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Forrest Smith talking this morning …

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Veterans to bond at Gainesville ceremony

Throughout the week on Front Page, we’ve reported on the various Memorial Day activities in several North Florida counties. Today, WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski reports on a Memorial Day program that will take place in Gainesville on Monday morning. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MEMORIALDAYWRAPTK.mp3]

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