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Archived Interview with Tom Petty Birthday Bash Organizer, Jason Hedges

Six months after Glenn Richards’ conversation with Jason Hedges about his band’s debut album, Jason (also frontman of the Petty tribute band, Heavy Petty) would be organizing a concert to celebrate the life and legacy of Gainesville’s Tom Petty, who passed away unexpectedly on October 2nd. Two years later, that original event – held over what would have been Petty’s 67th birthday – has grown into the Tom Petty Birthday Weekend featuring multiple events across the city including two music festivals.

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Get To Know Some Of The 2015 TEDxUF Speakers

This year a total of eight speakers will take the stage at the Philips Center as part of what has popularly become known as “TED Talks.” The locally organized annual event, a branch of TED known as TEDx — the “x” standing for independently organized events — brings together what …

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University Of Florida Panel Discusses Ebola Epidemic

As concern over Ebola grows in the U.S. and other countries, the University of Florida hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday night with four faculty members on the epidemic in West Africa. “What universities do best is create knowledge,” Leonardo Villalon, Dean of the UF International Center said. “They do so by …

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