Tag Archives: Q&A

UF grad in London: Olympics no trouble at all

When the London summer Olympics began at the end of July, we spoke with a University of Florida alum who works as an attorney in London about how residents viewed the summer games.  Damien Yare talked with WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski for an update on our conversation about what he expected: …

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Take a turn at being a commissioner

For some residents, paying attention to what their local governments do isn’t high on their priority list.  Others are watching the government more closely, especially when it comes to certain issues.  In Alachua County, commissioners and staffers are reaching out to the community this summer, to be part of what …

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Columbia County still drying out six days after Debby

Six days after the rain from Tropical Storm Debby stopped, Columbia County is still left underwater in many areas. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo speaks to Columbia County’s Emergency Management Public Information Officer Harvey Campbell about the conditions and what is being done to get things back to normal. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/07/Columbia-Flooding-QA1.mp3|titles=Columbia …

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Ecotourism still strong in Florida

Many areas of North and Central Florida are home to natural springs, lakes, beaches, trails and other natural lands.  As the economy took a turn for the worse, the state’s parks and ecotourism offerings became attractive options as they are often much cheapter than vacations like cruises, theme parks and …

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Libraries offer creative summer activities for youth

Summer is almost upon us, which leaves parents searching for ways to keep their children active and entertained.  The local public library system holds a number of activites, and today we’ll take a look at what Alachua County Public Libraries have in store with their summer reading programs and events.  Earlier WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris spoke with …

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Sizing up this week’s GOP debate in Arizona

With Wednesday’s Arizona debate marking the final time the four major GOP candidates will share the platform, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman chatted with University of South Florida political science professor Susan MacManus about what has been a very interesting GOP primary campaign. In the first part of the Q&A session, …

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Lawmaker, utility talk about nuclear plant

Some critics claim Progress Energy’s proposed nuclear power plant in Levy County may not be built. WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend spoke with State Senator Mike Fasano about the potential future of the plant. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/FisanoQA.mp3|titles=FisanoQ&A] Despite the senator’s complaints, Progress Energy says it still plans on building the reactors. WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis  spoke …

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