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Election wrap up

One race from the Tuesday ballot may take a few days to resolve.  Longtime Congressman Cliff Stearns is going to have to depend on provisional and overseas ballots if he wants to continue his career in congress. Running in the newly formed third congressional district, he trails Tea Party favorite …

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Senator Nelson has open dialogue with UF students on rising rate of college loans

U.S. Democratic Senator from Florida, Bill Nelson is in Gainesville this afternoon for a round-table discussion with college students about the increasing rate of college loans. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Gilmore joins us live in studio now and has more. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/BillNelsonqaChrisGilmore4302012.mp3] U.S. Senator Bill Nelson listens to UF students during …

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Restoration projects begin two years after BP oil spill

Today is the two-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Coastal towns and their residents, not to mention the environment, all suffered from the spill but now measures to correct any wrongs are going into place. U.S. democratic Senator from Florida, Bill Nelson, spearheaded an audit of claimants against …

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Senate subcommittee reviews last year’s voting law

With the national spotlight shining on Florida’s voters ahead of the Republican Presidential Primary, United States Senator from Florida, Bill Nelson and U.S. Senator from Illinois, Dick Durbin are refocusing that attention on Florida’s voting laws. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown reports a Senate subcommittee held a hearing today to hear the …

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Space shuttle blasts off on second to last mission

The Space Shuttle Endeavour blasts off from the Kennedy Space Center on mission STS-134.

Space shuttle Endeavour is finally on its way. Endeavour blasted off on the next-to-last shuttle flight this morning under the command of Mark Kelly, the husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The wounded congresswoman watched the launch in private from Kennedy Space Center. Meanwhile, U.S. Senator from Florida, Bill Nelson spoke …

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