Tag Archives: University Avenue

Tiny bug, big problem

If you’ve driven near the University of Florida campus this week, you may have thought the circus was in town. That’s because several buildings near University Avenue have been tented for termites. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris spoke with University of Florida assistant to the associate vice president for student affairs …

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Practice fire helps new recruits get their feet wet

Gainesville Fire Rescue is conducting a live fire training burn today at a home on the 1700 block of University Avenue. Captain Joseph Hill says this allows their new recruits to get hands-on experience. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/HILLHOUSE2.mp3] Small fire simulations took place this morning, and the large scale simulation will begin at …

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Parade marches Gator spirit downtown

The Gator Nation has come together along the streets of University Avenue.  WUFT-FM’s Shauna Mackey says no time was spared getting a good seat for today’s parade. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/11/SHAUNAVOICER.mp3] WUFT-FM’s Bothaina Saleh says crowds along the street mean Gator merchandise flying off the shelves. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/11/BETHVOICER1.mp3]

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