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Ocala Fire Rescue receives grant for smoke alarm program

By Brittany Thompson – WUFT-FM The Ocala Fire Rescue was awarded a $5,000 grant for the purchase of dual sensor smoke alarms. As WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson reports, this is part of the city’s program, S.A.F.E. providing Ocala residents with smoke alarm equipment and installation free of charge. [Audio clip: view …

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Drought conditions continue to fuel wildfires across the state

Tomorrow is the first official day of summer and wildland firefighters are praying for afternoon summer showers. As of this morning, there are 440 active wildfires burning in the state with 53 burning more than one-hundred acres. Waccasassa Forestry District Wildfire Mitigation Specialist, Ludie Bond says a long, slow rain …

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Internet regulators ok domain name expansion

The “dot-com” days are set to become a thing of the past after internet regulators voted to expand domain names. This expansion allows most any company the opportunity to claim their own domain name if the price is right. Domain names like dot-apple, dot-law, and dot-sony are some of the …

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