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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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Keeping meals safe this holiday weekend

As people get ready for the Memorial Day weekend, plenty of people will have picnics or outdoor barbeques.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s  Blake Alderman spoke with Amy Simonne, associate professor of Food Safety and Quality at the University of Florida, about making sure eveything is safe to eat. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SimonneQA.mp3]

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New poll shows presidential race looking more positive for Romney in Florida

Things may be looking better for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney among Florida voters.  A new poll from the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute shows him pulling ahead of President Obama.  Assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute Peter Brown says this isn’t unique to the state of Florida. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Brown1QuinPoll.mp3] The …

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Teachers coping with standardized tests

Teachers deal with many challenges every day. The recent fiasco with the FCAT writes scores attests to that. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lauren Rautenkranz reports, whether it’s new curriculum or dealing with standardized tests, two teachers at different ends of the experience scale in Alachua county are overcoming these obstacles. …

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