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Multimedia changing the business of gathering news

Its been more than two decades since Andrew Garick visited the University of Florida campus. Telecommunication graduate Garick now works as ABC World News Editor. He talked with Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Juliza Monterroso about how social networking is changing the news buisness. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPANDREWGARICKWRAP2.mp3]

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Drop in mail volume may cause relocation of Gainesville postal service facility

The increase in internet usage along with a shaky economy have brought about a decrease in the volume of mail circulated through the United States Postal Service. Now that decrease is affecting a local USPS distribution center’s full operating presence in North Central Florida. WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson has more. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/USPSWrapfinalforWEB.mp3]

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Space shuttle blasts off on second to last mission

The Space Shuttle Endeavour blasts off from the Kennedy Space Center on mission STS-134.

Space shuttle Endeavour is finally on its way. Endeavour blasted off on the next-to-last shuttle flight this morning under the command of Mark Kelly, the husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The wounded congresswoman watched the launch in private from Kennedy Space Center. Meanwhile, U.S. Senator from Florida, Bill Nelson spoke …

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50 Years Later: “Freedom Riders” remembered

The efforts of bus loads of many young people in the early 1960s is remembered for how it affected the Civil Rights movement and segregation in the Jim Crow south. WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski talked with Dr. Paul Ortiz, the University of Florida’s director of the Proctor oral history program about …

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Space Shuttle Endeavor’s final flight rescheduled

After a two week delay, NASA will try again NEXT Monday to launch Space Shuttle Endeavour. The delay not only pushes back the final Atlantis shuttle mission, but also the layoffs expected for workers at the Kennedy Space Center. INearly 7,000 employees in Florida are expected to lose their jobs …

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A new study shows support for more laws on highway safety

A Triple-A study finds a majority of Americans support additional laws and want more action by government officials to improve highway safety. Triple-A Auto Club South Manager Karen Morgan says the results indicate motorists support more, not less action by the government to make roads safer. “They’re looking for more …

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Bob Graham gives his outlook on U.S. national security and the future of al-Qaida with the death of Osama bin Laden

Former U.S. Senator from Florida Bob Graham chaired the Senate Intelligence Committee during Nine-eleven. He has closely monitored the latest developments in the killing of Osama bin Laden….the mastermind behind the plan to bring down the World Trade Center and Pentagon on September 11th. Graham talked with WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend …

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Crowds begin to gather outside the White House

Singing “God Bless America” and shouting “U.S.A.” thousands of people are pouring into the streets around the White House in Washington D.C. and Ground Zero in New York. They’re celebrating the news that Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the events of September 11, 2001, has been killed in a …

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