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Traffic patrols to gear up for holiday weekend

By Stephanie Brown – WUFT-FM Law enforcement a gencies around the nation are stepping up traffic safety this holiday weekend. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with Florida Department of Transportation Law Enforcement liasonAndrew Johnson about The Hands Across the Border Campaign.

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Two chiefs out in High Springs

Some changes are underway in the small town of High Springs in Alachua County.  Both the police chief and fire chief in the city will be out of a job on Friday.  A news release from High Springs city manager Jenny Parham says there has been public discussion to combine …

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Consumer confidence in Florida at near record low

A University of Florida survey shows Floridian’s consumer confidence has decreased from July to August. This month’s mark fell five-points to a near-record low of 62, only three points higher than the record low of 59 back in the summer of 2008. UF Survey Research Director, Chris McCarty, blames the drop …

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Citrus County dedicates permanent 9/11 memorial

Although most of the residents of Citrus County didn’t feel the ashes raining down from the ruins of the World Trade Center twin towers in New York on September 11th, 2001, everyone felt the impact. The city of Inverness and Citrus County officials along with various members of the community met …

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