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Two more victories for former Gator swimmer Ryan Lochte

Ryan Lochte continued to collect gold medals in Shanghai with two World Championship performances on Thursday in both the 200-meter backstroke and as a member of the 4×200-meter freestyle relay, bringing his  victory total to four. With two days of competition remaining and at least one event left to swim, …

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"News of the World" goes down

Paying police for information, hacking into people’s cell phones to get a story, misrepresentation—these outrageous practices sound like the plotline from Citizen Kane. But not so in Britain for the “News of the World.” The newspaper has closed following revelations their journalists used major unethical practices in the pursuit of …

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Another Pavarotti in the making?

When University of Florida students travel abroad, they sometimes find themselves in unique situations. Take for instance Steven Gallo’s recent study abroad trip to Italy. Just outside his window he encountered a man who could just be the next Luciano Pavarotti. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/TenorintheWindow2.mp3]

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Internet regulators ok domain name expansion

The “dot-com” days are set to become a thing of the past after internet regulators voted to expand domain names. This expansion allows most any company the opportunity to claim their own domain name if the price is right. Domain names like dot-apple, dot-law, and dot-sony are some of the …

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Gainesville man killed in Afghanistan

The U.S. department of defense, in a news release, announced the deaths of four soldiers, including a Gainesville man, who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Private Lamarol J. Tucker, 26, of Gainesville is among the four soldiers. According to the news release, they died May 16, of wounds suffered when …

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Santa Fe College students head to Ghana

Santa Fe College students will head to Ghana today on a study abroad trip – but this one isn’t like others – with these students bringing schools supplies over due to another studen’t helpful efforts here in Gainesville to another student constructing an instrument to help better preserve food. As …

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African delegation and Alachua County exchange ideas on voting

Elections officials from 6 African countries are in Gainesville this week as part of their tour of the American voting system. WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with University of Florida Political Science Professor Daniel Smith about this Trans-Saharan project and its significance, especially given the current uprisings in North Africa and …

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