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Monthly Archives: April 2010

Florida Coast In State Of Emergency As Oil Slick Threatens Fishing Industry

By on April 30th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:39 pm

Sections of Florida are in a state of emergency because of the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico approaching the state’s west coast. Jessica Gable has more on how it could affect the livelihood of the state’s fishing [...]

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Red Henry Band Performs At Gamble Rogers Folk Festival In St. Augustine This Weekend

By on April 30th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:39 pm

The Gamble Rogers Folk Festival is underway in downtown St. Augustine. The three-day festival is named after the late guitar finger-picking balladeer who graced stages across the country with his musical ability and legendary story-telling. Rogers was inducted into the [...]

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Alachua County Celebrates Success of Drug Court

By on April 28th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:39 pm

Saturday marks the beginning of National Drug Court Month. WUFT-FM’s Lauren Walters reports on what Alachua County is doing to recognize this initiative.

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Marion County Horse Park Is Banking On Passage Of Speciality License Plate

By on April 27th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:39 pm

The 2010 legislative session is coming to a close in Tallahassee. Closely monitoring the session are the directors and volunteers of the Florida Horse Park in Marion County. They are hoping to raise more than $200,000 annually if lawmakers approve [...]

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Making Green By Going Green

By on April 27th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:39 pm

The US Senate is pushing a clean energy bill this week called the “American Power Act”. The new bill is designed to help Americans develop clean energy resources, reduce the dependence on foreign oil, and create new jobs in the [...]

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Citra Residents Fired Up Over Proposed Firing Range

By on April 26th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:39 pm

Some Marion County residents are up in arms over what could be their new neighbor. A company is applying for a special use permit to open a commercial gun range near Black Sink Prairie in Citra. The Marion County zoning [...]

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Former Gator Standout Receiver Reidel Anthony Coaches The Next Generation Of College Football Players In North Central Florida

By on April 21st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:40 pm

All eyes & ears will be focused on the NFL draft this week to see just where several of the Gator players will end up. Some former Gator players know all too well how nerve-wracking the draft can be as [...]

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The Green Gap

By on April 21st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:40 pm

Just a couple of years after the first signs of the global economic recession began to appear, many economists are trying to predict which sector of the economy will lead the recovery. Many believe the answer lies in what has [...]

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Gainesville Mayor Talks Green With Vic Micolucci

By on April 21st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:40 pm

As Gainesville Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan’s time as mayor winds down she reflected on the many “green” initiatives in progress in the city with WUFT-FM’s Vic Micolucci.

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Gators Learn About Going Green

By on April 21st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:40 pm

Green gators packed the Plaza of the Americas on Wednesday to learn about what UF is doing to become more sustainable and to learn about how they could participate in the “going green” movement. It was all a part of [...]

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