Home / National (page 49)

National

Remembering Space Shuttle Challenger

For many Americans, there is a love affair with the astronauts who dared to test the limits of space. And with its home at Cape Canaveral in Florida , perhaps no where else was the love so strong. FPR’s Tom Krynski reports on a day 25 years ago, which changed …

Read More »

Arizona shooting raises questions about gun permits

With the recent shooting of Gabrielle Giffords, an Arizona Congresswoman this past weekend, many people may be questioning certain regulations involved when purchasing a gun. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM, Samantha Taub has this report. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/gunpermit.mp3]

Read More »

Looking at what’s next for NASA’s space program

Since NASA first sent a man to the Moon in 1969, the Kennedy Space Center in Brevard County, Florida has been a vital part of the community, providing not only jobs, but key revenue to residents. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kara Van Hoose reports, big changes to the shuttle …

Read More »

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Tuesday, December 7th, is the 69th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. WUFT’FM’s Matthew Cretul has more on what North Central Florida did over the weekend to remember December 7th, 1941. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/PearlHarbor.mp3]

Read More »

Analyzing media coverage on Dove World

While Terry Jones has wrapped up his plans to cancel any sort of Quran burning, American media analysts are starting a mission to reform the way the American media covers Islam-related stories. WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko has more. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Muslimcoverage.mp3]

Read More »

Dove World pastor refuses to apologize for his plans

Despite all the controversy caused by a Gainesville Pastor to burn Qurans last week, the pastor says he wouldn’t change how he went about his plans. Now the World Evangelical Alliance is calling on Pastor Terry Jones to apologize for International Burn a Quran Day. But as WUFT’s Empriss Campbell …

Read More »

Dove World pastor cancels plans to burn Qurans

It was a surprise, yet welcome announcement late Thursday afternoon (September oth) when Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center cancelled his plans to burn Qurans on September 11th. Jones stood before a mass of cameras and microphones and talked about a deal he had made with a …

Read More »

Killer Bees Haven’t Stung U.S. Honey Production

The much feared Africanized honey bee entered the United States in October of 1990. But despite predictions, researchers say the aggressive bee species has not taken an economic toll on domestic hives. As Michelle McKenzie reports, even though the African honey bee has pushed out domestic honey producers in South …

Read More »