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UF Economist Dave Denslow weighs in on the economy

Political strategist James Carvel coined the phrase, ‘Its the economy, stupid” almost 20 years ago. Yet it still rings true today as economic issues are dominating the November election campaigns. While some politicians argue that President Obama’s economic policies have furthered the recession, others emphasize the inherited nature of many …

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Sizing up the Gator basketball teams

When the Gator basketball teams take the court this season, there will be the usual freshmen making their collegiate debut in the orange and blue. Both the mens’ and womens’ rosters feature freshmen from all around the world. WUFT-FM’s Matthew Cretul has more on some “not-so-new” newcomers. You can catch …

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Remembering the "Alligator Man" Harold Nugent

Services were held yesterday for Harold Nugent at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Gainesville. Mr. Nugent was better known as the “Alligator Man” to the thousands of school children he visited around the state as part of a joint effort with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission to teach kids …

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Hide your neck, Dracula is in Gainesville

The Hippodrome State Theatre is putting a modern twist on the blood-sucking play, Dracula. Lauren Caldwell directs the play which stars Justin Sease as Dracula and Jason Weis as Jonathan Harker. Justin Sease, or Dracula gives us an exclusive sneek peak at the blood-thirsty character. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/dracula.mp3]

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New partnership for Shands

Shands at the Universtiy of Florida will soon have new partners in the healthcare industry. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Kara Van Hoose reports officials say the patients will benefit from the organizations’ cooperation. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/karashandswrap.mp3]

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Gator Volleyball ranks #1 for first time in 14 years

The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced its top 25 coaches poll on Monday afternoon and the Gators are alone at the top. The 14 and 1 Florida Gator Volleyball Team is ranked number one for the first time since the 1996 season. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Mike Gillespie spoke with Head …

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UF School of Music becomes an "All Steinway School"

On Wednesday (October 6) it was out with the old and in with the new at the University of Florida’s School of Music. Recently, the school acquired brand new Steinway and Son’s pianos, officially giving the school the prestigious designation of being an All-Steinway school. WUFT-FM’s Jason Hackett reports. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/steinway.mp3]

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How to avoid ponzi investment schemes

Nevin Shapiro developed a Ponzi scheme in Florida and collected more than 880 million dollars over a four year period. 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kara Van Hoose spoke with Lori Schock, the Director of Investor Education and Advocacy at the Securities and Exchange Commission. While Ponzi schemes do actually work at first, …

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Unique costumes from the Hippodrome State Theatre are up for sale this weekend

The Hippodrome State Theatre is holding its second annual costume sale tomorrow (Saturday). The general public will have a chance to help raise funds for the professional theatre organization by purchasing clothing and costumes worn during Hippodrome productions created by award winning designer and Hippodrome Co-founder, Marilyn Wall. Donna Green-Townsend …

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National Solar Energy Tour comes to Gainesville

The city of Gainesville has often been considered a leading city in green technology. This weekend the city will be a stop along the National Solar Energy Tour which will showcase the many energy efficient technologies that are being used around town. But aside from the few businesses that have …

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Privacy breach affects former UF students

The University of Florida experienced a privacy security breach that exposed the personal information of over 200 former students. As 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz reports, the names, adresses, and social security numbers of those students were exposed. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/securitybreach.mp3]

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