Tag Archives: Florida

Gainesville Boasts First Zero Energy Home

From the ceiling fans to the garage door, everything in a new Gainesville home will be run on energy that comes from solar panels on the roof of the home. Gainesville is the first city in Florida to build a completely energy efficient home. WUFT-FM’s Kaitlyn Ash takes us on …

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Wiernermobile Visits Gainesville

It’s been one of the most noticeable sights on the roadways for decades now, the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. Monday, one of the nation’s six giant red hot dogs on wheels dropped by the University of Florida campus, and its faithful drivers stopped by WUFT-FM to talk with Vic Micolucci. Listen …

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Whooping Cranes Fly Over the Dunnellon Airport

A large crowd gathered at the Dunnellon Airport Tuesday morning to see one of the newest flocks of whooping cranes on their first migration to Florida. As Vic Micolucci reports, the latest trip is being considered a success by the team of experts working as part of Operation Migration. This …

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UF Forensic Anthropologists Sent To Haiti To Help Identify Bodies

Faculty from the University of Florida C.A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory left Thursday morning to assist with the identification of bodies in the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti. Director of the lab and Forensic Anthropologist, Michael Warren, says his lab is part of the Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team. …

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Urban Meyer Changes His Mind

The Gator Nation has gone through a range of emotions in the past couple of days—first hearing of the resignation of University of Florida head football coach Urban Meyer—and then his decision to stay, but take a leave of absence from his coaching duties because of health reasons. Meyer made …

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