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Here today, pond tomorrow: the disappearing lakes of North Central Florida

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Many North Central Florida  lakes are at their lowest levels in years. Orange Lake was once a popular fishing and camping destination, but now it’s all but disappeared because of the recent drought conditions. In the first part of his series, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports on how those who live and work around the lake are trying to adapt to the dry conditions.

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