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The emotional and realistic fallout of viral videos

A racially-charged video made this week by two former Gainesville High School students went viral, bringing the issue of cyberbullying and the targeting of groups through the web. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta spoke with Shands’ PALS program coordinator Susan Garcia about how such offensive videos impact their targets. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SusanGariaPALSviralvideos.mp3] …

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Gainesville’s inspirational musical duo

In a community of almost 125,000 residents it’s not hard to find people who truly dedicate their time to what they love.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi looks into how one couple’s passion for music brings championship titles to local schools while also bringing students together. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/CatherineAwasthiBandProj2.mp3] News Sources:  Gainesville High …

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Gainesville High School’s marching band wins state title

After more than 4 long months and 2 long days of hard work, the Gainesville High School Hurricane marching band  has won the state competition.Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi reports how constuctive criticism turned this group of marching students into champions. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/GHSBandChampsFINAL.mp3] (News Sources: Gainesville High School Band Director Bill Pirzer)

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