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Activist groups brings awareness to Gainesville

Just one day after twenty-one people were arrested in a Gainesville sex sting operation, a survivor of childhood sexual abuse is sharing her story and bringing attention to this issue. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Lauren Rautenrkanz reports on this survivor’s visit to Gainesville. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/FP-Lauren-Book-WRAP.mp3|titles=FP Lauren Book WRAP]

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Peace Corps of America celebrates 50 years

In commemoration of the Peace Corp of America’s, 50th anniversary, today, the University of Florida hosted an event on the Plaza of the Americas Wednesday afternoon. As Brittany Thompson reports, Peace Corps volunteers joined University of Florida students to answer any questions about serving overseas. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FP Peace Corps WRAP BT.mp3]

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Gators Learn About Going Green

Green gators packed the Plaza of the Americas on Wednesday to learn about what UF is doing to become more sustainable and to learn about how they could participate in the “going green” movement. It was all a part of the University of Florida’s Office of Sustainability’s Campus Earth Day …

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