Local radio stations still play classical music, only

SARASOTA — When the University of South Florida launched WUSF Radio in 1963 as a student station, it was the first public station of any kind in Florida.

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WUSF studio

Musicians perform in the studio at WUSF in Sarasota.

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Gant and Harpe

Russell Gant, left, and Jackson Harpe, acting WSMR operations manager.

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Richard Chin Quee

Richard Chin Quee is the FM programming and station manager at WGCU, where classical music offerings are mostly online.

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Corey Lewis WGCU GM 03

WGCU station manager Corey Lewis.

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