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Benefit concert is “All for You”

Sister Hazel is hosting tonight’s Gator Growl, but the band began their Homecoming weekend last night at a benefit concert.  Proceeds go toward helping people pay for treatment for addiction at Shands Vista Florida Recovery Center.  Medical Director Scott Teitelbaum says the impact of their services is widespread. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/11/teitelbaum3.mp3] This …

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Gator Growl: from yester year to 2011

The notoriously spirited students and alumni of the University of Florida are celebrating Homecoming this week. This year’s festivities will begin tomorrow with the 88th annual Gator Growl. This year the Goo Goo doll’s and comedian Jole McHale will be entertaining the crowds, but as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Shannon McCarthy …

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Gator Growl changes spur bigger show this year

Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is bustling today as student organizers prepare for Gator Growl tomorrow. Gator Growl Production Director Jeff Chinnering says the stage has moved to the east side of the stadium this year. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/11/Chinnering2.mp3] Chinnering says fireworks are also back this year. Gator Growl starts at 7:30 PM …

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Homecoming week for the University of Florida

A week of Homecoming festivities continues at the University of Florida, with some of the largest events still to come. Homecoming Campus Involvement Director Lauren Griffin says Gator Growl will be bigger than ever. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/11/Griffin1.mp3] The Florida Gators will be playing Vanderbilt Commodores for their homecoming football game on Saturday.

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