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Frank Stronach facility dedication also draws protesters over Adena Ranch water permit requests

The Frank Stronach Plant Science Center is the home of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Science’s agronomic, fruit and vegetable research efforts.  Today marked the dedication of the conference center to Stronach himself.  The celebration wasn’t without controversy.  Protesters turned out from a variety of locations …

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Riots in Spain reflect a global issue

The magnitude of the riots in Spain this morning took many by surprise. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange takes a more personal look at the riots that could end up welcoming in a new economic structure. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SDSpainWrap3292012.mp3] Scenes from the riots in Spain on Thursday. Scene from protests in Spain …

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Unlike international protests, “Occupy Gainesville” quiet

Protesters continue to demand changes as we enter the third week of “Occupy” protests downtown.  WUFT-FM’s Bothaina Saleh says, in Gainesville, the protests have been quiet so far. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/BETHVOICER.mp3] “Occupy Gainesville” demonstrator Aaron Sachrios says violence does not help achieve the goals of the protest overall, but he can only …

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