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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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The effects of PTSD on military families

Yesterday we heard from John McDaniel, the founder of Wounded Warriors in Action, about the opportunities he is giving purple heart veterans as they battle physical injuries and cases of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Today, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo brings us the voice of someone who knows PTSD symptoms …

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Wounded Warriors help veterans to cope

Last Friday we brought you the story of Pat Corcoran, a retired sargeant major and 26-year veteran and purple heart recipient. He is one of the many who served the United States through the military, and valiantly fought some of the bloodiest wars in history. Now, as they battle with the wounds …

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Veterans reflect on healing from war

March 30th marks the 39th anniversary of the ending of the Vietnam War……one of the bloodiest and most politically charged wars involving the U.S. military.  It’s a day to reflect on veterans across the country who have fought for America in not only Vietnam, but all wars. Today we begin a four-part series …

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Florida Public Service Condition Cuts Lifeline Program

The Florida Public Service Commission adopted modifications that reform the federal Lifeline assistance telephone discount program, cutting back on the credit the program provides. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with Florida Public Service Commission spokeswoman Cindy Muhr about how these changes will affect users of the program. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MuhrQA.mp3]

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US-Russia relations getting a closer look

US-Russia relations have been shaky since President Obama agreed to a new version of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM Lauren Rautenkranz says the president is now working to fix the relationship. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/ObamaRussiaWrap.mp3]

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Hooded activists rally on UF campus for Trayvon Martin

On the University of Florida Campus, the Students for a Democratic Society held a rally to promote justice for Trayvon Martin. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jillian Baach reports. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/baachTrayvonRally.mp3] UF students rally for justice for Trayvon Martin on Monday (pictures by Jillian Baach and Jillian de Montluzin)

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