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Assessing the importance of the Latino vote in the presidential race

Yesterday presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke at a Florida convention of the National Association of Latino Elected and Apointed Officials, and President Obama spoke to the same conference today.   Their attention shows the Latino vote in Florida is becoming an ever-increasing issue of importance.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris spoke with Phillips …

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Ruling from high court expected soon on affordable health care act

With the culmination of the current Supreme Court term quickly approaching, a ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is expected by the end of the month.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT -FM’s Kristen Botica reports on what the effects of these deliberations could be. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/WRAPAffordableHealthCareAct.mp3]

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Former U.S. Senator Bob Graham to speak at springs and waterways protection summit in Ocala

Former U.S. Senator and two-time Florida Governor Bob Graham has been a longtime champion for the restoration of the Florida Everglades.  This coming Saturday Graham will participate in an event about many of Florida’s other water bodies.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend reports: [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MEBobGrahamWrapFinalDGTJune182012.mp3] Senator Graham will give the keynote address …

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