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“Strike Out Hunger” invades fairgrounds today

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Alachua County is spearheading a food drive which aims to bring 100,000 pounds of food to area residents in need.  WUFT-FM’s Briana Rittersporn says volunteers are ready and eager to accept any donations.

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Alachua County Commissioner Rodney Long says there is a great need for help in the community, and this is one step towards reaching those in poverty.

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