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Remembering Liz Young Mosley and "Mom’s Kitchen"

Gainesville knew Liz Young Mosley as Mom, as she ran Gainesville’s historic Mom’s kitchen for decades before closing it in 2006 . She passed away today and Gainesville remembers her work in the kitchen and the community. WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz spoke with Gainesville City Comissioner Sherwin Henry about her legacy …

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Gators give back to Gainesville

The University of Florida football team may have played their last game in the Swamp on Saturday versus Appalachian State, but Head Coach Urban Meyer called an audible and had his players line up one more time in Gainesville. In all, Coach Meyer and his players filled over 500 bags for homeless and needy families in Gainesville. In addition to provisions, each bag was topped off with an orange Gator shirt.

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Poker players: we’re not addicted

The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling has released a report finding that college aged people are five times more likely to be addicted to gambling than adults, and that the poker playing trend is on the rise. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko followed two Gainesville poker players who claim they …

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World champs with ties to Gainesville?

The World Series is over. But before you forget about baseball season, WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz reports on a connection between Gainesville and the Giants, even though it’s from many, many years past. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/dk giants wrap.mp3]

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Alachua County’s Rod Smith votes Thursday

Rod Smith of Alachua, who is on the state democratic ticket as a lieutenant governor candidate emphasized the importance of early voting in downtown Gainesville today (Thursday). After speaking to a crowd of supporters at the Bo Diddley Plaza, Smith submitted his own early voting ballot to the Supervisor of …

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Farmers markets popularity rises

A survey on the web site “Liveability.com” ranks Gainesville in the top ten nationwide for its farmers markets. As Dan Katz reports, more Gainesville residents are buying their food locally. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/DK Buying Locally in Gainesville.mp3]

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