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Remembering A Fallen Marine

Alachua County residents lined 39th avenue to welcome home Marine, Lance Corporal Phillip Paul Clark on Thursday (May 27th). The motorcade started in Jacksonville and ended up at Williams Thomas Funeral Home in Jonesville. WUFT’s Andrea Gazmuri talked with some of the people who turned out to show their respect …

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Cedar Key Clam Farmers Play The Waiting Game

Hurricanes, the net ban, storm water and sewage issues are just some of the threats Cedar Key fishermen and farmers have battled in the past. The most current threat to the sleepy fishing village on the Gulf Coast is the growing oil slick which could potentially wipe out Cedar Key’s …

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Politics & Oil

When disasters like Hurricane Katrina or September 11th strike, the public usually looks for a leader to help guide them and take charge. The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is no exception. Florida’s gubernatorial and U.S. senate candidates are responding to BP executives and pushing for amendments to …

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Gainesville Chamber Orchestra Collaborates With The Harn Museum Of Art & Florida Museum Of Natural History For Celestial Performance

The Gainesville community can experience a true audio and visual art and science performance Friday night (May 7) at the Phillips Center For The Performing Arts. Donna Green-Townsend talked with the Musical Director of the Gainesville Chamber Orchestra, Evans Haile, about this celestial happening involving music, NASA video and telescopes. …

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Marion County Brings Health Clinic To Those In Need

In Marion County, health department officials have come up with a way for residents who have difficulty seeing a doctor because of tough financial times. They’ve gone as far as literally taking their services to patients, especially in rural areas. As Michelle McKenzie reports, it’s a moo-ving situation. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/2Mooclin.mp3]

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Making Green By Going Green

The US Senate is pushing a clean energy bill this week called the “American Power Act”. The new bill is designed to help Americans develop clean energy resources, reduce the dependence on foreign oil, and create new jobs in the energy sector among other incentives. John Ferrari is President and …

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The Green Gap

Just a couple of years after the first signs of the global economic recession began to appear, many economists are trying to predict which sector of the economy will lead the recovery. Many believe the answer lies in what has been dubbed “green” technology, some of which is being developed …

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Gators Learn About Going Green

Green gators packed the Plaza of the Americas on Wednesday to learn about what UF is doing to become more sustainable and to learn about how they could participate in the “going green” movement. It was all a part of the University of Florida’s Office of Sustainability’s Campus Earth Day …

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