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Harmony Reigns As The Currys Perform Live On WUFT-FM

The Currys return for the 2nd Annual UF Global Health Education Mission Trips Fundraiser at Heartwood Soundstage in Gainesville on Friday, October 27, 2017. Director of the UF Global Health Education Program for the UF College of Medicine, Dr. Elizabeth DeVos, says, "Every year, over a hundred faculty and students from UF participate in spring break medical mission trips providing services to under-served communities and also allowing our students to work with medical students abroad and non-profit organizations abroad to understand better cultural competencies that help to make them better doctors and pharmacists in our communities here." The main event is from 8:00 to 10:00 PM, preceded by a special V.I.P. acoustic performance by The Currys with a Meet & Greet/Q&A Session from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.

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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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Baby Gator Daycare Price Out Of Reach For Some Student-Parents

During the 2015-16 school year, Baby Gator received $288,000 in funding from UF students' fees, which are, by law, meant to reduce student-parents' child care costs. According to the Baby Gator director, these funds are not sufficient and UF student fees would have to be increased to further discount the cost of Baby Gator tuition for student-parents.

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Florida Voices: Vietnam Veterans | Ray Harris, MACV-SOG, 1969 to 1970

Raymond Harris’ service was unlike that of any other veteran interviewed for this series. He was a member of a unit called MACV-SOG, or Military Assistance Command, Vietnam – Special Operations Group. His job was “running recon,” gathering intelligence about North Vietnamese military operations, often behind enemy lines. Harris later …

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