National

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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Rick Santorum drops out of the GOP presidential race

Rick Santorum suspended his campaign this afternoon, which has added a lot of questions about the future of the GOP presidential race. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports how organizations affiliated with the Republican Party are preparing for the transition out of the primary season. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPSantorumSuspensionFINAL.mp3]

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Journalism loses a giant

This weekend CBS News lost a pioneer whose interviews were as rich and powerful as his personality. “60 Minutes” correspondent Mike Wallace died yesterday morning at the age of 93.  The joy exuded from Mike Wallace during his years as a journalist linked reporter and show together in an inseparable …

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