Tag Archives: Florida

Gator stores putting on their rally caps

After winning two national championships in 2006 and 2008, the Florida Gator football team has struggled to rack up wins this year. WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman says the team’s trouble affects more than the sporting world. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/11/GatorSales.mp3]

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University of Florida students and police react to Penn State riots

Penn State University students riot after the firing of Head Football Coach Joe Paterno, As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jessica Becerra reports, students emotions are running high. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/PaternoReaction Wrap.mp3] And in light of the news out of State College, some are wondering what is next for Joe Paterno. WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo …

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Third arrest in Gainesville home invasion

The Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force has apprehended the third suspect in a series of recent home invasions in Gainesville. Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Todd Kelly says Christopher Charles Mcintosh was detained without incident and faces charges for aggravated battery on a person 65 or older, false imprisonment, larceny …

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Finding a job toughest for the homeless

During these tough economic times no one understands how hard it is to find a job more than a man who is homeless and in search of one. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko brings us the story of a man from Orlando who lost his job and home, and had to give up most …

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Dixie county middle-schooler killed in hunting accident

A 12-year old Dixie County boy is dead following an apparent hunting accident yesterday. The Dixie County Sheriff’s office says Bryan Austin Osteen was hunting south of Cross City with his grandfather when Osteen’s shotgun fired, striking his torso. WUFT-FM spoke with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Spokeswoman Karen Parker about …

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Legendary NPR journalist Carl Kasell speaks tonight at UF

The legendary NPR Morning Edition newscaster and current scorekeeper and judge of “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me” is in Gainesville today. Carl Kasell will speak at the University Auditorium on the UF campus tonight at 7 p.m. and is open to the public. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo sat down to …

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Small town players – big football dreams part 3

While some players have wrapped up their football careers and others are still playing the game they love they all agree that for current athletes it’s time to cherish the glory days.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich concludes her look at small town North Florida football stars. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/JMSEG3FINALWRAP.mp3]

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UF law school offers clinic to help domestic abuse victims with legal matters

According to recent surveys, one-in-three women in the U.S. has experienced a relationship where their partner tried to control them.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chrissy Mclarty reports, one local program is working to lower these domestic violence numbers. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/CMMLawWrap.mp3] News Sources: The University of Florida’s Levin College of Law’s “The Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic, …

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