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Listen To ‘After Irma: What’s Next For Florida?’

12/28/2017
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Listen to our podcast on your phone: Apple Podcasts | Google Play The year 2017 was a historic year for hurricanes. It was not only one of the most active seasons on record, but early damage estimates place it as the most expensive in United States history. According to some experts like former Federal Emergency Management …

Duration:00:28:57

When The Lights Go Out And Stay Out

12/22/2017
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When Hurricane Irma swept through Florida, the power was knocked out to thousands of people in the Gainesville area. WUFT News reporter Luke Sullivan found out that even more than three months after the storm, some families are still in the dark. This week, we dedicate our entire podcast episode to one family's story of life without electricity.

Duration:00:16:10

Listen to ‘The Point’: The Stakes at Hawthorne High

12/15/2017
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We're midway through a pivotal school year at Hawthorne Middle/High School, where anything less than a "C" grade on this year's school accountability report would mean the school's closure. Reporter Bailey Lefever joins us to talk about how people there are feeling and what has been done to turn it around in time.

Duration:00:07:08

Florida Voices: Two Veterans on Veterans Day

11/10/2017
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On Veterans Day, we hear from two United States veterans who served: Victoria Van Buren during the Vietnam War and Matthew Burke during the post-9/11 conflicts.

Duration:00:20:00

Gainesville Taekwondo Classes Build Up Intellectually Disabled Children

11/2/2017
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Star Martial Arts is one of at least 18 martial arts studios in Gainesville, but it has a component that makes it particularly distinct: catering to children with intellectual disabilities.

Duration:00:18:51

Tower Oaks, Majestic Oaks Average Most Cop Calls In Apartment Cluster

10/26/2017
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Tower Oaks Glen and Majestic Oaks Apartments have the two highest per-unit annual averages of calls for emergency service among the 15 apartment complexes in an especially problematic area known by law enforcement as the "Tower triangle," according to a WUFT News analysis of two years' worth of emergency calls.

Duration:00:28:36

Find Out Florida: Did Hurricane Irma Return Lochloosa Lake’s Water Levels To Normal?

10/13/2017
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This week on The Point podcast, a story from Florida's death chamber, a lesson on the First Amendment and university campuses, and the scene at Lochloosa Lake after Hurricane Irma hit. Find it at WUFT.org.

Duration:00:23:28

Introducing the Audio Trailer for ‘Florida Voices: Vietnam Veterans’

8/24/2017
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Hear 'Vietnam Veterans: Florida Voices' on WUFT-FM throughout September, with full-text transcriptions of each veteran's story appearing on WUFT.org.

Duration:00:24:46

Find Out Florida: Comparing How Long You Wait in Emergency Rooms

7/14/2017
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On Find Out Florida at WUFT.org today, explore the answer to this audience question: “Our hospitals advertise how short the waiting times are in their emergency rooms. How long do people actually wait?”

Duration:00:04:30