Author Archives: Brittany Thompson
A unique opportunity is coming up tomorrow for lighthouse enthusiasts and bird watchers alike. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM Brittany Thompson reports the nineteenth century lighthouse at Seahorse Key will be open for visitors.
Credit cards are accepted nearly everywhere. At the gas pump, movie rental kiosks, and even vending machines. Now, theives have a new way of stealing your financial information without your wallet or credit card ever leaving your possession and then […]
Though Gainesville’s annual Independence Day event was cancelled because of budget cuts, there are still plenty festivities in surrounding communities. Brittany Thompson reports.
More than 5,000 state employees will be out of a job at the end of this week when the new state budget takes effect. As WUFT-FM’s, Brittany Thompson reports, communities with high rates of public employment will be hit the […]
This holiday weekend is one of the busiest for boaters and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is reminding boaters of how to steer clear of jumping gulf sturgeon, common this time of year in the Suwannee River. As […]
A new University of Florida survey shows consumer confidence fell once again this month. As WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson reports, four of the five consumer confidence components is on the decline.
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 […]
Thirty-thousand dollars has already been raised for the reward fund to bring justice for Sebastian Ochsenius, the 16-year old high school student murdered in his family’s home one year ago. WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson has more on the local efforts to […]
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 […]
By Brittany Thompson – WUFT-FM 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 […]