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Out-of-state congressional donations on the rise

It’s happening in several congressional races, in states like Nebraska, Montana and Ohio. Millions of dollars from out-of-state donors and outside groups are fueling candidates’ war chests. Last week in Indiana, outside money helped Richard Mourdock beat out six-term incumbent Senator Dick Lugar in the GOP primary.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip …

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National security a year after the death of Osama bin Laden

It’s been a year today since the Navy Seals mission that ended with the death of Osama bin Laden.  So how is the U.S. fairing in its war on terror? Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with former Florida Governor and longtime U.S. Senator Bob Graham, who chaired the Senate Intelligence Committee in the years immediately following the September …

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Senator Nelson has open dialogue with UF students on rising rate of college loans

U.S. Democratic Senator from Florida, Bill Nelson is in Gainesville this afternoon for a round-table discussion with college students about the increasing rate of college loans. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Gilmore joins us live in studio now and has more. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/BillNelsonqaChrisGilmore4302012.mp3] U.S. Senator Bill Nelson listens to UF students during …

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