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UF Professor: future uncertain after death of bin Laden

Many Americans are cheering the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, but the federal government is also warning about the potential security threat on Americans both overseas and at home. University of Florida Political Science Associate Professor Patricia Woods says there is still the potential for some fall …

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University of Florida PhD grad analyzes bin Laden death

In 2001, Adam Silverman was getting his PhD at the University of Florida in political science. As a master’s level student, Silverman said he worked with others who were studying religous and other identity extrremism. Now he’s a Culture and Foreign Language advisor at the U.S. Army War College. After …

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Osama bin Laden killed in Pakistan

White House sources report ground troops in Pakistan have killed Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the plan to fly jets into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Bin Laden is responsible for the deaths of 2,974 Americans nearly a decade ago. He’s been called the number one enemy …

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Celebrating royally without crossing the pond

As the world watched Prince William marry Catherine Middleton this morning at Westminster Abbey, one Gainesville group of royal enthusiasts gathered for its own little taste of the royal wedding. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Kara Van Hoose has more on a local pub’s celebration fit for a queen. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/RoyalCelebrationWrapforWeb.mp3]

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Celebrating the royal wedding right here in Gainesville

If you don’t have the time or monetary resources to fly overseas to England to watch the royal wedding, one local pub has a solution. Queen’s Arms Pub owner and manager Jenny Nanson says they’ll be having a viewing party and the fesitivities won’t just be in the early morning. …

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Politics and the future of nuclear energy

By Dan Katz – WUFT-FM The nuclear tragedy in Japan has raised many questions about the future of American energy policy. As WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz reports, fear of disaster striking at home may play a big role in the politics of nuclear energy. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/fpnuclearenergy.mp3]

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Gainesville pastor blamed for killings by Afghans

Afghan officials say eight foreigners and four Afghan protesters were killed at a United Nations compound in Northern Afghanistan Friday. The attackers were retaliating after news reports surfaced that Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville had burned a Koran on March 20th. Minutes after the …

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