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Broadcast Bits: Episode 13

Thousands of new journalists join the work force each year. These journalists are trying to join an extremely competitive industry. Hundreds are willing to move across the country as they pursue their professional dreams.

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Small Town Of Archer Transcends Political Divides

Since 1996, the Democratic nominee for president has won Archer’s precinct each time, usually by a slim margin. In 2016, the two major candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, were only separated by 3.81 percentage points, with the Democratic nominee coming out on top by only 80 votes. However, according to Archer’s citizens, these political differences don’t divide them.

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‘Above My Means’: Housing Near UF Swings Up In Rent, Amenities

Two housing complexes in midtown Gainesville — one a new, glitzy citadel of high living and high rent, the other a 86-year-old compound of communal chores and meals — are part of the old-versus-new housing shift happening along the periphery of UF, the state's top public university but one that attracts students from all socioeconomic classes.

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Oct. 13, 2017: Afternoon News in 90

Concertgoers in Jacksonville were fearful when the fire alarm sounded in the middle of the show. That and more in 90 seconds. Afternoon News in 90, October 13, 2017/WUFT News -- News from North Central Florida's public media stations on http://WUFT.org , 89.1 FM & Florida's 5. Follow WUFT News for more updates: http://www.wuft.org/news/ https://twitter.com/WUFTNews https://www.facebook.com/wuftnews/ https://instagram.com/wuftnews/

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Fire Departments In Alachua County Dealing With Increasing Turnover Rates Due To Lower Salaries

A dual firefighter and emergency medical technician working at the High Springs Fire Department earns an average of $29,704 annually. The same position at Alachua County Fire Rescue equates to $33,357 per year. The salary for the same position at a South Florida town of Boca Raton is $47, 448 per year. “The turnover rate is high for us, compared to what we’ve been at in previous years,” said Harold Pheus, deputy chief of Alachua County Fire Rescue. “That’s one thing that has made us concerned about our wages.”

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