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Five Points of Life race raises awareness

Runners from 21 different states and Canada are coming to Gainesville this weekend for the annual Five Points of Life Race. Five Points of Life Foundation Director Brite Whitaker says the focus is on educating participants and spectators alike on the importance of donating blood, marrow, and tissue. “Donations are …

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Gainesville startup gives back

The idea of starting your own company or developing your own website can seem very daunting without some help. But, learning from someone who has done it already and created something profitable can be just the ticket to your own success. WUFT’s Laura McKeeman brings us more from a local …

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Florida Cattle Ranchers Exhibit opens at the Florida Museum of Natural History

“Move Over Texans, Floridians are the original cowboys.” That’s the slogan being used to describe the latest exhibit opening Saturday, February 12th at the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville. WUFT-FM’s Phillip Marks talks to the Co-Curator of the Florida Cattle Ranchers Exhibit, Robert Stone. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/cowboysQA.mp3]

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Profound healing, forgiveness and acceptance form the theme of the Hippodrome State Theatre’s latest comedy

What do astrophysics, the rapture, global warming and twister have in common? All have a tie to the latest production opening Friday night at the Hippodrome State Theatre in Gainesville. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with two of the actors from “End Days”. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Enddays.mp3]

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Eyes of a child see homelessness

There are many discussions about the number of homeless residents in the Gainesville area. Right now, much is being expected of a one stop homeless center. In the meantime, Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Mayci McLeod reports on the life of a child, who sees what being homeless is now. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Mayci McLeod.mp3]

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